UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Hospital top baby names of 2018

Baby with name tag that reads, "hello my name is..." The name Grace or Gracelyn came out on top as the most popular girl’s name at UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital this year. Coming in at number two is the name Madeline. For the boys - variations on the name Jackson regained its top spot once again. It last topped the list at St. Luke’s in 2016. Coming in at number two as the most popular boy’s name is William. 

St. Luke’s Birth Care Center is on track to deliver 2,430 babies this year. St. Luke’s is Cedar Rapids’ Baby Hospital, which means three out of four babies born in Cedar Rapids celebrate their birthday at St. Luke’s.

Top 10 most popular names for St. Luke’s babies in 2018:

1. Jaxon/Jackson/Jack
2. William
3. Luke/Lucas
4. Greyson
5. Noah
6. Lincoln
7. Logan
8. Asher
9. Oliver
10. James/Jameson (tie)
10. Everett

1. Grace/Gracelyn
2. Madeline
3. Ava
4. Isabel/Isabelle
5. Charlotte
6. Evelyn
7. Hannah
8. Paisley
9. Amelia
10. Kinsley

Sophia was the most popular girls name in the United States this year and Jackson was also the most popular boy’s name nationally according to BabyCenter. 

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