Welcome To
Acadia Broadcasting NewsThe Latest and Greatest ContentYour Trusted Local Source


Henry top baby name in N.S. for 2023

By Kelli Rickard Jan 2, 2024 | 6:57 AM

midiman / CC

The favourite baby name of 2023 in Nova Scotia was Henry.

According to the Registry of Vital Statistics, last year’s top 10 names were Henry, Theodore, Oliver, Jack, Noah, William, Owen, Liam, Jackson and Olivia.

There were 5,922 registered births in 2023 in the province as of December 28th.

Oliver was the top baby name for the province in 2022, while Olivia took first place in 2021.

Nova Scotia began formally registering births on August 1st, 1864 – the most popular names that year were Mary and John.