Popularity of names in Ontario, Canada, 1870

Ontario 1870

This is the top 100 of names being chosen in Ontario, Canada in 1870.

BOYS GIRLS
1 William 1492 1 Mary 1363
2 John 1283 2 Margaret 529
3 James 752 3 Elizabeth 473
4 George 751 4 Sarah 464
5 Charles 485 5 Jane 230
6 Thomas 482 6 Annie 218
7 Robert 480 7 Ellen 197
8 Joseph 292 8 Emma 193
9 Henry 244 9 Eliza 190
10 Frederick 220 10 Alice 180
11 Albert 213 11 Catherine 165
12 Alexander 204 12 Martha 157
13 David 201 13 Isabella 156
14 Arthur 196 14 Ann 150
15 Samuel 194 15 Agnes 138
16 Edward 184 16 Anna 128
17 Francis 147 17 Ida 127
18 Walter 127 18 Edith 97
19 Alfred 123 19 Hannah 93
20 Andrew 93 20= Caroline 92
21 Peter 84 20= Charlotte ==
22 Daniel 83 22 Harriet 91
23 Herbert 82 23= Clara 90
24 Hugh 69 23= Emily ==
25= Donald 67 25 Minnie 85
25= Frank == 26 Anne 82
27 Archibald 62 27 Catharine 78
28 Edwin 59 28 Louisa 77
29 Richard 56 29 Frances 73
30= Benjamin 50 30 Jessie 71
30= Patrick == 31 Maria 67
32 Michael 47 32 Helen 61
33 Isaac 43 33 Florence 60
34 Lewis 40 34= Janet 59
35 Jacob 39 34= Matilda ==
36 Duncan 37 36 Susan 56
37 Harry 34 37 Christina 54
38 Norman 30 38 Amelia 51
39= Fredrick 29 39= Ada 50
39= Stephen == 39= Esther ==
41= Angus 28 39= Laura ==
41= Ernest == 39= Rebecca ==
43 Adam 26 43 Marie 48
44= Allan 25 44 Fanny 47
44= Edgar == 45 Henrietta 46
44= Louis == 46 Lydia 45
47 Franklin 24 47 Maggie 44
48 Martin 21 48 Eva 42
49 Philip 20 49= Barbara 39
50= Malcolm 19 49= Julia ==
50= Nelson == 51= Ella 38
52 Christopher 17 51= Sophia ==
53 Gordon 16 53 Nancy 37
54= Edmund 15 54 Bertha 35
54= Levi == 55 Rachel 34
54= Moses == 56= Lucy 32
54= Sidney == 56= Margret ==
54= Wesley == 58 Grace 31
59= Ira 14 59 Phoebe 29
59= Josiah == 60 Bridget 27
61= Frederic 13 61= Kate 26
61= Hiram == 61= Lilly ==
61= Kenneth == 61= Rose ==
61= Wellington == 64 Mabel 25
65= Abraham 12 65 Josephine 24
65= Allen == 66 Georgina 22
65= Leonard == 67= Eleanor 21
65= Matthew == 67= Maud ==
65= Nicholas == 69= Amy 20
65= Oliver == 69= Harriett ==
65= Timothy == 69= Jennie ==
72= Amos 11 69= Victoria ==
72= Anson == 73 Adelaide 19
72= Anthony == 74= Flora 18
72= Colin == 74= Gertrude ==
72= Eli == 74= Helena ==
72= Gilbert == 74= Lucinda ==
72= Harvey == 74= Nellie ==
72= Mathew == 74= Ruth ==
72= Milton == 74= Susanna ==
72= Neil == 81= Lillian 17
82= Aaron 10 81= Marion ==
82= Alonzo == 83= Carrie 16
82= Augustus == 83= Rachael ==
82= Clarence == 85= Elisabeth 15
82= Ephraim == 85= Ethel ==
82= Horace == 85= Hattie ==
82= Howard == 85= Susannah ==
82= Jonathan == 89= Lillie 14
82= Percy == 89= Maude ==
82= Ralph == 91= Alberta 13
92= Cyrus 9 91= Lilian ==
92= Elias == 91= Marian ==
92= Harold == 91= Olive ==
92= Herman == 95= Augusta 12
92= Jeremiah == 95= Letitia ==
92= Lawrence == 95= Lizzie ==
92= Marshall == 98= Adaline 11
92= Simon == 98= Amanda ==
92= Wallace == 98= Beatrice ==
98= Elsie ==
98= Emeline ==
98= Nettie ==
98= Phebe ==
98= Violet ==

Source of information: Ontario Births, 1869-1912 (available on familysearch.com with images)

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