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Spectrum Health Big Rapids Hospital releases top baby names list

Of the almost 500 babies born this year at Spectrum Health Big Rapids Hospital Family Birthing Center, Grace and Jaxon, including all spelling variations, were most popular. 


Jaxon, Jaxson, Jaxton, Jackson and Jack lead the list for boys for the 3 rd year in a row, while Grace, Gracie, Gracelyn, Gracelynn and Gracylin took top female honors, passing last year’s most popular female name, Adaline, which came in 2 nd place for most popular. 


To date, 493 babies have been born at the Big Rapids Hospital birthing center this year, down from 545 last year.


The complete list for 2019 and 2018:


Top 10 Girl Names - 2019

1. Grace, Gracie, Gracelyn, Gracelynn, Gracylin

2. Adaline, Adalyn, Adalynn, Adeline

3. Emma, Emmalynn

4. Olivia

5. Paityn, Payton, Peighton, Peyton

6. Amelia

7. Evelyn

8. Everleigh, Everly

9. Harper

10. Natalie


Top 10 Boy Names - 2019

1. Jaxon, Jaxson, Jaxton, Jackson, Jack  

2. Ethan

3. Grayson

4. Alexander

5. Asher

6. Caleb

7. Dakota

8.  Johnathan, Jonathan

9. Levi

10. Liam


Grace and its variations didn’t make the list for top girl names in 2018, but it jumped all

the way to the top spot this year.


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

8. Nevaeh

9. Olivia, Alivia

10. Raelynn, Raylee, Rylee, Ryleigh, Rylie


Top 10 Boy Names - 2018

1. Jaxon, Jaxson, Jaxton, Jackson, Jack

2. Parker

3. Liam

4. Maverick

5. Ryker

6. Axel, Axle, Axton

7. Carter

8. Greyson, Grayson

9. Jordan, Jordyn, Jordynn

10. Levi

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