Olivia and Mason Top List Of Most Popular Names Of Genesis Babies
Olivia and Mason were the most popular names for babies born at Genesis this year.
Olivia (18 babies) edged out Isabella (17) as the most popular name for newborn girls at Genesis BirthCenters in Davenport and at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis. Sophia, No. 3 on the Genesis list this year, held the top spot the past two years.
Olivia moved up from a tie for sixth in 2011.
Mason, which didn't make the Genesis top ten last year but was No. 1 in 2010 at Genesis, was the name for 17 baby boys born at Genesis.
The rest of the top most popular girls names for Genesis babies were Ava and Madison (12); and Emma and Zoey (11).
Following Mason as the most popular boys name at Genesis were Benjamin (14), William, Alexander and Noah (13 each).
Babies born at Genesis were trendy again in 2012. The top five girls names nationally, according to babycenter.com were Sophia, Emma, Olivia, Isabella and Ava. The top five boys names were Aiden, Jackson, Ethan, Liam and Mason.
Isabella, the most popular baby girls name at Genesis in 2009 and No. 1 nationally in 2010, continues to be a regular on popular baby name lists. Isabella instantly became one of the most popular baby girl names in the U.S. with the release of the "Twilight" series of books and movies.
A few babies born at Genesis in 2012 can be pretty certain they won't have to share their names with classmates. Among the unique names given to babies born at Genesis in 2012 were Aabro, Akyndrea, Ellashawnee, Jahzzyiah, Laushantiana, Princess Tylaiz, Unterriona, Izhais, Souleymane and Xhevdet.
Most Popular Girls Baby Names In 2012 At Genesis BirthCenters
1. Olivia (18); 2. Isabella (17); 3. Sophia (14); 4. tie, Ava and Madison (12); 6. tie, Emma (11) and Zoey (11); 8. tie, Avery and Chloe (10); 10. Lily (9).
Most Popular Boys Baby Names In 2012 At Genesis BirthCenters
1. Mason (17); 2. Benjamin (14); 3. tie, William, Alexander and Noah (13); 6. Elijah (12); 7. tie, Henry, Anthony, Jayden and Jackson (11).
Most Popular Girls Baby Names In 2011 At Genesis BirthCenters
1. Sophia (22); 2. Ava (17); 3. tie, Addison and Isabella (16); 5. Lily (13); 6. tie, Olivia, Emily and Ella (11); 9. Madison (10); 10. Kylee (9).
Most Popular Boys Baby Names In 2011 At Genesis BirthCenters
1. Alexander (17); 2. Elijah (15); 3. tie, Noah and Landon (14); 5. Logan (13); 6. tie, Owen, Aiden, Brayden, Liam (12); 10. tie, Gavin and Jackson (11).