Most popular baby names in Nova Scotia this year

Nova Scotia parents stuck to tradition, choosing Emma and Liam as the most popular baby names in 2014.

With 62 Emmas and 59 Liams, those names were the most popular for Nova Scotian babies this year

The most popular names have remained fairly consistent over the past few years, according to the registry, with only a few new names on the list for 2014. (@jfayeboone)

Nova Scotia parents stuck to tradition, choosing Emma and Liam as the most popular baby names in 2014.​

The Nova Scotia Registry of Vital Statistics says 62 girls were named Emma this year, while 59 boys were given the name Liam. 

Of 7,618 registered births in Nova Scotia this year, the top five girls's names rounded out with Olivia, Ava, Sadie, and a tie between Abigail and Lily.

The top five boys's names were Benjamin, William, Owen, and a tie between Ethan and Lucas.

The most popular names have remained fairly consistent over the past few years, according to the registry, with only a few new names on the list for 2014.

New to the top 20 are Claire, Amelia, Sarah, Nora, and Peyton for girls and Oliver, Luke, Gavin, Connor, John and Gabriel for boys.

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