Aboriginal peoples, the First Nations, the Inuit and the Métis along with the European settlers, originated from Italy, France, Portugal and England constitute a history of multicultural adventure through the beautiful scenery and the harsh winters of this magnificent country. What more can anyone ask when digging for a fine baby name?
Naturally, due to the proximity with the United States, Canadians were influenced by the American culture.
In general, there are no big differences between the popular American names and the popular Canadian names because both countries have the same cultural influences.
However, there are some names on the US list and not on the Canadian list. You will have to search a lot to find them, though.
One notable difference in lists is that Canadians have a lot of names that could be both English and French.
Parents in Canada can choose their baby’s name from regional lists. Moniker’s popularity varies from East to West. From British Columbia to Nova Scotia or Quebec.
Canadian baby names for boys