Popular Baby Names

Save These Baby Names From Going Extinct

The Huffington Post Canada | Andre Varty | Posted 04.05.2017 | Canada Parents

Grab 'em before they're gone.

This Is The Most Popular Baby Name Of All Time

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 12.09.2016 | Canada Parents

Some names never go out of style.

Lucifer, Python And Other Baby Names We Can Look Forward To In 2017

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 12.06.2016 | Canada Parents

Nameberry has released the top predictions for next year.

Surprising Baby Names Quickly Gaining In Popularity

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 10.17.2016 | Canada Parents

These picks aren't what you'd expect.

These Were B.C.'s Top Baby Names In 2014

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.01.2017 | Canada British Columbia

The previous year's No. 1 boy's name, Liam, is now the runner-up.

This Is The Most Popular Baby Name In The World

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 11.09.2015 | Canada Parents

According to new research, this moniker is the top name in nine countries.

Elsa Returns To Most Popular Baby Name List After 100 Years

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 07.06.2015 | Canada Parents

For the first time since 1917, the baby name Elsa has entered the top 500 list no doubt thanks to the popularity of Disney's "Frozen."

Most Popular Baby Names Of 2014 Dominated By Classics

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 05.08.2015 | Canada Parents

While baby names are becoming increasingly creative, a list of the most popular monikers of 2014 proves that classic names still dominate! On Friday,...

12 Adorable Baby Name Ideas For Siblings

The Huffington Post Canada | Martha Li | Posted 05.04.2015 | Canada Parents

As parents, we put a lot of time and thought into compiling a list of our top baby names. Then it takes even longer to choose the perfect name for our...

B.C.'s Most Popular Baby Names Revealed

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 01.01.2015 | Canada British Columbia

When it comes to baby names, British Columbians are pretty consistent. Especially with girls' names. The B.C. government has released its statistic...

41 Of The Cutest (And Strangest) Food Baby Names

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.21.2014 | Canada Living

From Gwyneth Paltrow's baby Apple to Drew Barrymore's daughter Olive, there are plenty of cute little baby names out there inspired by the delicious t...

10 Baby Names From the '40s and '50s Making a Comeback

BabyPost | Posted 04.06.2014 | Canada Living

They say everything old is new again, so don't for one minute think that rule doesn't apply to baby names of today and yesteryear. We've rounded up 10 of our favourites (and 10 we seem to be seeing more -- whether it be in pop culture or amongst celebrities).

You Really Named Your Baby That?

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 03.08.2014 | Canada Living
Kathy Buckworth

Every year, the most popular baby names list is announced, and I think most parents prefer to never see their child's name turn up there. It might be because they want to "own" that name and be individual, or they are thinking about confusion in the classroom in later years. There's a fine line between common and insane (Hashtag, anyone?) that every parent considers.

B.C.'s Top Baby Names Are..

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Not sure what unique name to give your baby? You might want to steer clear of these. The B.C. government recently released the province's 20 most p...

Our Five Favourite Baby Name Apps

BabyPost | Posted 07.31.2013 | Canada Living

Choosing a name for your bundle of joy can be one of the most challenging -- and also, most fun -- parts of pregnancy. Fortunately, there are tons of books, websites, and apps out there to give you plenty of inspiration. Here, we present our top five baby naming apps (bonus: four of the five are free)!

The Most Popular.. And Strangest Baby Names Of 2012

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 05.22.2013 | Canada Alberta

Liam and Emma were the most popular baby names in Alberta in 2012. Liam stayed at the top of the most popular names list for a third year in a row,...

The Most Popular Baby Names For 2012?

CP | Stephen OhlemacHer, The Associated Press | Posted 07.09.2013 | Canada Living

WASHINGTON - Talk about high expectations for a newborn: King and Messiah are among the fastest-rising baby names for American boys.They're just a lit...

Should You Avoid Popular Baby Names?

BabyPost | Posted 05.22.2013 | Canada

When you pick the names for your babies, do you care if the name made the most recent "most popular baby names" list? Is that a bonus? Is it a detriment? Do you go out of the way to avoid using a name that anyone you have ever known or ever could possibly know could have or sound like, or remind you of?

Irish Baby Names We Love

BabyPost | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Living

Certain baby names are timeless, and what better way to honour tradition than by considering the Irish baby names that have proven themselves for generations. True, it's only recent that Irish baby names have become "hip," but when the novelty wears off, Irish baby names will still maintain an air of distinction.

50 Unusual Baby Names — That Exist

2 For Couples | Sarah Laing | Posted 12.13.2012 | Canada Living

This year, the most popular baby names tended toward the traditional — Sophie and Aiden were tops again in 2012. But for every couple thousand Emma'...

Naming Your Kid Hashtag? Now That's Cruel

Anne Day | Posted 02.02.2013 | Canada Living
Anne Day

Choosing a name for your child can be stressful. But I do wonder what consideration today's parents give on the long-term impact on their child, especially when they choose an obscure name. I am raising this question because I read recently that some parents have named their poor child "Hashtag." I ask you, what sort of name is that for a child?