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Olivia continues her reign as most popular baby name

With nine years at the top of Ontario's baby names list, Olivia is poised to become the baby name of the decade
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Olivia is continuing her reign as the most popular name for baby girls born in Ontario.

In fact, Olivia is poised to become the baby name of the decade with nine years at the top of Ontario's baby names list, according to ServiceOntario.

From January 2010 to December 2018, Ontario has registered more than 8,300 baby girls named Olivia. 

The most popular boy's name in 2018 is Liam, replacing Noah, which topped the 2017 list.

Here are Ontario's top 5 baby names for 2018:

Girls:

  • Olivia
  • Emma
  • Charlotte
  • Amelia
  • Ava

Boys: 

  • Liam                                                                  
  • Noah 
  • Lucas
  • William                        
  • Benjamin

You can register your newborn online with ServiceOntario. With the 5-in-1 online newborn bundle, parents can apply for a birth certificate, a Social Insurance Number and Canada Child Benefits, including the Ontario Child Benefit and Education Savings Referral service.

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