Top Baby Names at Altru in 2015

Baby sticking out tongueFrom January through November 2015, Altru’s Family Birthing Center delivered 1,617 sweet bundles of joy. Here are the top 10 most popular baby names for boys and girls at Altru Health System in 2015.

Boys

  1. Alexander
    (Greek for “defender of men.” Ranks #8 in U.S.)
  1. Liam
    (Shortened version of William. Means “strong-willed warrior and protector.” Ranks #2 in U.S.)
  1. Elijah
    (Hebrew for “Yahweh is God.” Ranks #11 in U.S.)
  1. Hudson
    (Originally a last name meaning “son of Hudde,” a medieval first name and a nickname for both Hugh and Richard. Ranks #80 in U.S.)
  1. Mason
    (Traditionally used in the Middle Ages by stoneworkers. Ranks #3 in U.S.)
  1. Owen
    (A traditional Welsh name meaning “young warrior” or “noble.” Ranks #36 in U.S.)
  1. William
    (Means “strong-willed warrior.” Ranks #5 in U.S.)
  1. Easton
    (Scottish origin, means “from East town.” Ranks #83 in U.S.)
  1. Isaac
    (Means “he who laughs.” Ranks #31 in U.S.)
  1. James
    (A classic boys’ name derived from the Hebrew name Jacob. Means “one who follows.” Ranks #9 in U.S.)

Girls

  1. Ava
    (Means “bird.” Ranks #5 in U.S.)
  1. Avery
    (Means “wise.” Ranks #13 in U.S.)
  1. Harper
    (Originally a last name meaning someone who plays the harp. Ranks #11 in U.S.)
  1. Addison
    (Originally a last name derived from the name Adam. Ranks #24 in U.S.)
  1. Aubrey
    (From the Germanic name Alberic, king of the elves in German mythology. Ranks #20 in U.S.)
  1. Emma
    (Means “whole.” Ranks #1 in U.S.)
  1. Olivia
    (A feminine form of Oliver, meaning “olive tree.” Ranks #2 in U.S.)
  1. Paisley
    (Related to a Scottish town, a richly patterned Indian fabric and a popular country singer named Brad. Ranks #53 in U.S.)
  1. Amelia
    (Means “industrious” and “striving.” Ranks #14 in U.S.)
  1. Aria
    (Italian for “air.” Ranks #31 in U.S.)

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