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What were the most popular baby names of 2017 in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin?

Our hospitals announce the boy and girl names chosen most in their birth centers

Evelyn and William topped the list of the most popular names for babies born at six HealthPartners hospitals in 2017.

Parents continue to choose older, more traditional names. Evelyn was the top girl name in 2016 as well. William had been gaining popularity over the past several years, too.

Top baby girl name

Evelyn

Runners-up

Abigail
Ava
Charlotte
Eleanor
Elizabeth
Everly
Madalyn
Mae
McKayla
Olivia
Raven
Sophia/Sofia
Tatum
Violet

Top baby boy name

William

Runners-up

Bryson
Caleb
Easton
Henry
Jacob
Jordy (Jordyn)
Leo
Levi
Liam
Mason
Michael
Mohamed
Payton
Samuel

More than 6,000 babies were born at HealthPartners hospitals in 2017. Our birth centers are located at:

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