Adaline and Jaxon take first place for most popular girl and boy names among babies born in 2018 at Spectrum Health Big Rapids Hospital.
Jaxon has now been the most popular boy name for two years.
Alternate spellings of names are included in the hospital’s Top 10 Baby Names lists.
The Big Rapids Hospital Birthing Center has delivered 545 babies to date in 2018
Top 10 Girl Names 2018
1. Adaline, Adalyn, Addilynn, Addison, Addisyn, Adeline, Adilynne
2. Paisleigh, Paisley, Paislyn
3. Aria, Arielle, Arya
4. Ava, Avery
5. Josephine, Josophine, Josie, Josselyne
6. Lilian, Liliana, Lilly, Lily
7. Madalynn, Madelyn, Madelynn, Madison
9. Olivia, Alivia
10. Raelynn, Raylee, Rylee, Ryleigh, Rylie
Top 10 Boy Names 2018
1. Jaxon, Jaxson, Jaxton, Jackson, Jack
6. Axel, Axle, Axton
8. Greyson, Grayson
9. Jordan, Jordyn, Jordynn
There was significant change in parents’ name preferences for their newborns from 2017 to 2018
with only one exception. Jaxon and all an alternate spelling of that name, has made the top 10
list since 2014.