As of December 29, there were 6,828 registered births this year in Nova Scotia. Drum roll please…. Nova Scotia’s number one baby name for 2022 is Oliver!
The top 10 baby names for 2022:
Olivia fell a few places from 2021 as that was the top name last year.
The most popular names usually remain consistent over the years. There are a few new names gaining popularity such as Grayson and Beau, with some old favourites coming back like Emma and Charlotte.
When Nova Scotia began formally registering births in 1864 the most popular names were Mary and John.