Top baby names of 2011 according to Regions Hospital

12:48 PM, Dec 29, 2011   |    comments
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ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Regions Hospital announced their list of the most popular names for babies born at The Birth Center in 2011.

Nearly 2400 babies were born at Regions in 2011. That's a 3.6 percent increase from 2010.

Nurses at The Birth Center say "older" names continue to be a trend. Variations of spelling of popular names is also a trend, especially using a "y" in place of, or next to vowels.

Sophia and Jayden made the list as the most popular names in 2011. Other popular names this year are listed below.

Top girls' names:
• Sophia
• Isabella
• Lilyana
• Emma
• Amari
• Leah
• Ella
• Olivia
• Ava
• Emily

Top boys' names:
• Jayden
• Aiden
• Brandon
• Liam
• Ethan
• Mohammed
• Daniel
• Xavier
• Levi
• Owen

 

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