Lea and William top baby names of 2013

We are going to be hearing a lot of Lea and William in the coming years.

The Régie des rentes, or Quebec Pension Board has compiled it's annual list of baby names and in 2013 Leah was the number one choice for girls and William for boys.

823 babies were named William last year, 625 were named Leah.

Emma,Olivia, Florence and Alice are numbers 2 thru 5 in the ranking.
Nathan, Samuel, Alexis and Olivier  for boys.

Leah has been the most popular name for girls in Quebec every year since 2004, with the exception of 2012.

500 babies were given names that have never been entered in the Board's database and more than 13,000 infants were given names that were issued only once last year.

Consult the list of popular baby names:

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