Service Alberta is reporting the top baby names of 2012 in Alberta!
The top boys name in Alberta in 2012? Liam
The top girls name in Alberta in 2012? Emma
Service Alberta reports that 2012 was the busiest year for maternity wards in Alberta with 52,398 babies born in Alberta! Service Alberta Minister Manmeet S. Bhuller states about the record breaking year, “We are in what looks like a sustained baby boom…”
There were a few one of a kind names for some Alberta babies including Dancing Sunflower, Beautiful and Shy-Angel for girls and Thunderbolt, Brave and Little for boys.
Service Alberta notes that there were some trends in baby names last year with place names (Boston, Denver, Alabama, Jersey and Alberta) as well as spiritual names (Divinity Eternity and Heaven) and royal names for babies with 12 baby girls in Alberta named Princess.
Want to see the list? Well here’s the list for the top names for baby boys and baby girls in Alberta this past year, with a more in depth look at the names available later on in the year. Want to see all the names from 2011? Check out the link to see past years. Service Alberta also has an app for that available in iTunes or GooglePlay.
Alberta’s top names for baby boys and baby girls