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Oh, Henry! Here are the most popular baby names in Yukon in 2019

The Yukon Bureau of Statistics shared the names given to two or more babies last year. It has kept a database of baby names since 1986. 

Thomas, Amber and Grace were the most popular in 2018. Are they still on top?

Henry was the most popular baby name in Yukon in 2019. The most popular girl's name was a four-way split for the top spot between Ava, Isla, Livia and Quinn. (Shutterstock)

Henry, you're number one. 

It was the most popular baby name in Yukon in 2019. 

The most popular girl's name is less clear. There was a four-way split for the top spot between Ava, Isla, Livia and Quinn.

It's not difficult to land on the list of popular baby names. After all, it took just four Henrys to top the list. 

Last year, 396 babies were born at Whitehorse General Hospital.

The Yukon Bureau of Statistics shared the names given to two or more babies last year. It has kept a database of baby names since 1986. 

In 2018, Amber and Grace tied for the most popular girls name while Thomas was ranked number one for boys. 

There's almost a complete turnover in names between 2018 and 2019. Lily was the only name on the list two years in a row.  

2019's popular baby names are a world away from the favourite names 30 years ago when Jessica and Michael were all the rage.

Twenty years ago, it was Hannah and Gavin, Matthew and William that were in vogue. 

In 2009, Olivia was the most popular name for girls. While Jacob, Liam, Logan, Nathan and Noah were the top names for boys. 

Here is the list of baby names selected two or more times in 2019: 

Girls

  • Ava
  • Isla
  • Livia
  • Quinn
  • Aaliyah
  • Abigail
  • Daisy
  • Elodie
  • Evelyn
  • Hailey
  • Lena 
  • Lillian
  • Lily
  • Mabel
  • Molly
  • Olivia
  • Sadie
  • Sloane
  • Thea
  • Trinity
  • Willow 
  • Wren

Boys

  • Henry
  • Charles
  • Jason
  • Leo
  • Noah
  • Oliver
  • Alexander
  • Anthony
  • Axel
  • Clayton
  • Damon
  • Elias
  • Ellis
  • Ezra
  • Olivier
  • Owen
  • Sawyer
  • Theodore
  • Thomas

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