Nova Scotia's favourite baby name in 2021 is Olivia

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HALIFAX — The favourite baby name in Nova Scotia in 2021 is Olivia.

Olivia replaces Oliver, which was the top baby name in the province in 2020.

Nova Scotia's Registry of Vital Statistics says the other names in this year's top 10 are Jack, Noah, Oliver, Owen, Levi, Ava, Henry, Benjamin, and William.

The registry says a few other names have gained in popularity in 2021, such as Aurora, Declan and Bennett.

It says a few old favourites have also made a comeback, including Liam and Charlotte.

As of Wednesday, there had been 6,946 registered births this year in Nova Scotia.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 30, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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