UnityPoint Health-Meriter Announces Top 10 Baby Names of 2021

More than 4,600 babies born at busiest birthing center in state in 2021. 

(Madison, WI): UnityPoint Health-Meriter, the busiest birthing center in Wisconsin, has compiled a list of the most popular baby names of 2021 and it’s nearly a repeat of last year, with only one new addition, and Jack/Jackson/Jaxson taking first place for the fourth year in a row. 

The most popular baby names of 2021 include: 

  1. Jack/Jackson/Jaxson 
  2. Lily/Lilian/Liliana 
  3. Oliver 
  4. Theo/Theodore 
  5. Evelynn 
  6. Norah/Nora 
  7. Henry (Tie) 
  8. Leo/Leonardo (Tie) 
  9. Lucy 
  10. Olivia 

This list was compiled from the most common first names, and spelling variations, of the over 4,600 babies born at Meriter in 2021. Lucy is the only addition to the list of most common names this year, the others were included in 2020. 


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