12/30/2013 02:42 EST | Updated 03/01/2014 05:59 EST

What were the top baby names for 2012?

Ethan and Olivia topped the list of popular baby names in B.C. in 2012, according to figures just released by the province's Vital Statistics Agency.

The names replaced 2011's favourites Liam and Emma at the top of the annual ranking, which is released every December for the previous year.

There were 44,270 births in B.C. in 2012, and the full range of names spanned  from Aarav to Zion and Aaliyah to Zoya.