Published on January 01, 2018

Essentia Health’s most popular baby names of 2017

The Birthplace at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center brought 1,357 babies into the world through November 2017.  And from Eliza to Emmett, Henry to Hadley, there are a lot of baby names to choose from.   Here are the top ten names, according to the Minnesota Department of Vital Records.

Oliver    (11)
Jaxon    (9)
Theodore (9)
Logan (8)
Michael (8)
Amelia (8)
Hazel (8)
William (7)
Ethan (7)
Lucas     (7)

(number of babies with this name)

Statewide, at Essentia’s combined hospitals in Minnesota, Oliver and Jaxon take top honors.