Published on January 01, 2019

Most Popular Baby Names of 2018 at Essentia Health

With more than 1,650 little bundles of joy welcomed into the world in 2018 at the Birthplace at Essentia Health St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, Essentia Health-Virginia and Essentia Health-Deer River, there are a wide variety of baby names. But what were the most popular? Thanks to our friends at the Office of Vital Records at the Minnesota Department of Health, the year’s top ten boys’ and girls’ names at the three hospitals are:


Top Baby Boy names:
Henry
Jack
Leo
William
Jaxon
Oliver
Elijah
Jackson
John
Theodore

Top Baby Girl names:
Olivia
Amelia
Aurora
Charlotte
Harper
Layla
Ava
Emma
Lucy
Isabella