Quebec's most popular baby names: Emma, Thomas and William

Emma and Thomas top Quebec's list of most popular baby names for 2015, edging out last year's top choices William and Léa.

Quebec’s social security agency, the Régie des Rentes, releases name list every year

The list is put together by Quebec’s social security agency, the Régie des Rentes. (Denis Sinyakov/Reuters)

Emma, Thomas and William top Quebec's list of most popular baby names for 2015.

Emma edged out last year's first choice for girls, Léa, while Thomas and William were tied for the number one ranking.

On the girls' side, Olivia, Alice and Florence rounded out the top five, while on the boys' side it was Jacob, Liam and Félix.

The list of most popular baby names is compiled by Quebec's social security agency, the Régie des Rentes, which administers Quebec's child tax credit.

Top five girls names for 2015

  1. Emma - 615
  2. Léa - 535
  3. Olivia - 475
  4. Alice - 471
  5. Florence - 460

Top five boys names for 2015

  1. Thomas - 754
  2. William - 754
  3. Jacob - 663
  4. Liam - 661
  5. Félix - 638

See the full list here.

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