Most popular names for babies in Quebec: Emma, William

The Quebec government has published its annual list of the most popular names that parents have chosen for their babies over the past year.

For the second year in a row Emma is the most popular name for girls followed by Lea, Olivia, Alice and Florence.

William is the most popular boy's name followed by Thomas, Liam, Nathan and Felix.

Leo, Logan, Nolan, Liam and Noah have become more popular choices in in the past five years while Beatrice, Romy, Mila, Emma and Livia are catching on for girls.

If you thought there was only one way to spell Abigail, times have changed. 

The Journal de Montreal says the government has approved 18 other variations.

You can check the list here: