For the sixth year in a row, Ethan was the most popular name for baby boys born in Saskatchewan. Ava was the most popular for girl's names trading the top spots with the names Madison and Emma.

Ron Wallis, Director of Health Registration and Vital Statistics explains, the total number of births in Saskatchewan are on the rise.

In 2007, there were 13, 352 births registered in Saskatchewan, up from 2006 which recorded 12,427 births for a difference of 925 babies born last year.