These pages present mainly statistical data on the first or Christian names and surnames of the first Canadians of the 17th
and 18th century and of 19th, 20th and 21st century Québec, of British Canadians of the 19th century and of USA babies since 1880.
Yearly and 5 year period data are given for the 19th and
20th century. Sections treat the length of baby names, the endings of names, the (un)importance of
etymology in choosing a name, etc., along with legal aspects and references to books and links to other websites.
member of the Canadian Society for the Study fo Names
The texts are in French, except those with . However, the statistical tables and graphs are quite easy to understand.
Other important origins are Greek, Roman and Germanic.