What's your favourite baby name? Check and see if it's on this list, or find the perfect name for baby in our detailed list of the most popular Canadian baby names - because you can't call them Peanut forever. Learn what the most popular names are across Canada today, from national favourites to top picks by province. Discover the current trends in popular baby names, plus get a sneak peek at what tomorrow's most popular names could be.
Canadians' favourite baby names
These fresh-sounding baby names are currently the most popular with Canadian moms and dads.
The tastes of Canadian parents are just as varied as the land they call home; what's popular on one coastline isn't always top-of-mind on the other. These regional lists include the most popular baby name picks from British Columbia, Quebec and Nova Scotia.
Fashion-forward and modern names appeal to parents on Canada's west coast.
French-Canadian parents look across the pond to France for inspiration when choosing a baby name.
Some parents in Eastern Canada choose baby names that reflect Maritime culture.
Are you researching baby names? Read why these Canadian moms picked unusual baby names. And discover how parents in other parts of the world -- like in China, Guatamala, Kenya and Israel -- pick names. Check out baby naming traditions from around the world.
Blame it on the boys! Short, monosyllable names are generally more popular for boys, but Canadian girls' names with one-syllable are catching on.
Parents in Canada often choose classic names for Baby. A little more traditional, these baby names have been treasured for generations.
Another big trend in Canadian baby names is individuality. A little less traditional than the classics, these names are as special as your little bundle.
Page 3 -- Canadian Living Moms predicts the next generation of baby names PLUS unisex names.
Canadians love to use these gender-neutral names for both boys and girls.
Aidan (or Ayden for a girl)
The next generation of trendy baby names
It's too early to call these names popular, but they're definitely gaining momentum. More and more, Canadian baby girls' names are reflecting pop culture: Angelina, Mariah and Victoria are popular examples. For the boys, parents are looking to literature as inspiration. Harper and Atticus are examples of parents using the name of an author (Harper Lee) or the name of a character (Atticus, one of the main characters in Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird) as a name for a baby boy.
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Literary-inspired boys' names
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