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Charlotte, William top baby names in P.E.I. for 2018

Ivy MacDonald, daughter of Mitch MacDonald and Jackie VanderZwaag of Hampton, P.E.I., made the Top 10 list of girls' names in P.E.I. for 2018.
Ivy MacDonald, daughter of Mitch MacDonald and Jackie VanderZwaag of Hampton, P.E.I., made the Top 10 list of girls' names in P.E.I. for 2018. - Contributed

Last year’s most popular baby names in P.E.I. didn’t even crack the top 10 this year, as Charlotte and William took the number one spots for boys and girls.

Among the 580 girls whose births were registered as of Dec. 19, there were 10 named Charlotte.

There were 629 boys registered and nine of those were named William.

Last year’s top boy name for boys was Liam while Ava ranked highest among girls, but neither were among the most popular in 2018.

Next on the list this year for boys were Lincoln, Landon, Benjamin and Jack at eight each.

Rounding out the top 10 were Oliver, Emmett, Samuel, James and Thomas, which each had seven boys given that name.

For girls, there were seven Evelyns whose births were registered in 2018, followed by six each of Isla, Nora, Sophia and Amelia.

Other popular names were Ivy, Ellie, Claire, Emma, Julia and Lily at five each.

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