The most popular baby names for Nova Scotians in 2019 are...

Charlotte and Jack have taken over as Nova Scotia's most popular baby names in 2019.

After three years of William and Olivia topping the list, there were 55 Charlottes and 51 Jacks born to Nova Scotian families this year, according to the province's registry of vital statistics.

The provincial registry has been recording births since 1864. Back then, the most popular names were Mary and John. 

There were 7,433 registered births this year in Nova Scotia as of Dec. 27, a decrease of 497 babies from the year before.

Names gaining in popularity this year include Nora, Levi and Hudson with some old favourites coming back like Lucy and Samuel, the province said in a news release. 

Here is the full ranking of baby names for 2019:

Girls

  • Charlotte
  • Olivia
  • Amelia
  • Emma
  • Abigail
  • Violet
  • Isla
  • Ava
  • Sadie
  • Ella
  • Isabella
  • Sophie
  • Lily
  • Scarlett
  • Sophia
  • Ivy
  • Claire
  • Chloe
  • Nora
  • Lucy

Boys

  • Jack
  • Owen
  • Noah
  • Benjamin
  • Liam
  • Oliver
  • William
  • Levi
  • Ethan
  • Henry
  • Wyatt
  • Emmett
  • Hudson
  • Lucas
  • Lincoln
  • Jackson
  • Grayson
  • James
  • Logan
  • Samuel

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