2019 Popular Baby Names in the Cedar Valley

Popular Baby Names in the Cedar Valley in 2019

In 2019, the Cedar Valley saw a baby boom, and what comes with babies? Baby names!

In a press release, “UnityPoint Health – Allen Hospital has tallied its list of the most popular baby names of 2019. The list was compiled from the most common first names of more than 1,000 babies born so far this year at Allen Hospital.

Cedar Valley Allen Hospital releases popular baby names

Most popular girl names:

  1. Harper
  2. Everly
  3. Hayden
  4. Lily
  5. (tie) Violet, Ellie, Ava, Olivia, Aria, Hailey

Most popular boy names:

  1. Oliver
  2. Jaxon
  3. James
  4. Ethan
  5. (tie) Nolan, Maverick, William, Liam, Ezra, Gabriel, Henry

Ava, Oliver and Liam are the only names that has appeared in the top five each of the past two years.

Here are the most popular names from more than 20,000 babies born at UnityPoint Health hospitals across Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin:

UnityPoint Health most popular girl names:

  1. Charlotte
  2. Emma
  3. Olivia
  4. Harper
  5. Evelyn

UnityPoint Health most popular boy names:

  1. Oliver
  2. Liam
  3. Henry
  4. William
  5. Owen

Nationwide, a BabyCenter.com report lists Sophia as the most popular girls name and Liam as the leading name for boys. Harper is the 15th most popular girl name in the United States while Oliver ranks ninth.”

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