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Liam and Olivia top baby names in Manitoba in 2019

By: Harry Callaghan
Posted: October 1, 2020 06:21

Vital Stats also says birth and marriage rates dropped again last year

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Both the birth and marriage rates dropped again in Manitoba in 2019.

The Vital Statistics Agency reports there were 5,047 marriages and 17,200 births last year, a drop of about 300 for both. 

As for baby names - Olivia topped the list for girls for the 4th straight year, followed by Emily and Ava - and for the boys, Liam was the most popular name going back to 2009, followed by Noah and Lucas.

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