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Emma, William top Quebec's most popular baby names for 2016

Emma, William top Quebec's most popular baby names for 2016
Emma, William top Quebec's most popular baby names for 2016

Published on: April 20, 2017 | Last Updated: April 20, 2017 3:28 PM EDT

Emma and William topped the list of baby names in Quebec last year.

Emma and William topped the list of baby names in Quebec last year. Sun Media files

Emma and William are Quebec’s most popular baby names for 2016.

This is the second year in a row Emma tops the list for girls. The name has proven popular in Quebec, having been in the top two for the province over the last six years.

There were 791 babies named William born in 2016 in the province and 632 named Emma, according to Retraite Québec.

William edged out Thomas, which was the most popular baby name for boys in Quebec for 2015.

The top 10 names for girls:

Emma Lea Olivia Alice Florence Zoe Rosalie Charlotte Charlie Beatrice

The top 10 names for boys:

William Thomas Liam Nathan Felix Jacob Noah Logan Alexis Gabriel
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