TORONTO - Ontario residents love their Ethans and Olivias.

The provincial government says they are the most popular names for boys and girls born in Ontario for the second year in a row.

Other favourite names for boys include Liam, Jacob, Lucas and Noah.

For girls the most popular names in the province are Emma, Isabella, Sophia and Ava.

The runners-up list includes many favourites from last year as well, which were Jacob, Matthew, Nathan and Joshua for boys and Emma, Ava, Emily and Isabella for girls.