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Spectrum Health releases list of top baby names of 2013
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Spectrum Health releases list of top baby names of 2013

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—The two most popular baby names in West Michigan last year are reclaiming the top spot again in 2013.

“Emma” and “Liam” remain No. 1 on Spectrum Health’s list of Top 10 Baby Names for 2013.  For girls, the only new moniker to break into the top 10 was “Charlotte.”   However, seven new boys’ names made the cut this year, with only “Liam,” “Gabriel” and “Noah” returning from 2012.

Top 10 Names for Girls in 2013

  • 1.         Emma
  • 2.         Sophia
  • 3.         Olivia
  • 4.         Charlotte
  • 5.         Ava
  • 6.         Isabella
  • 7.         Abigail
  • 8.         Addison
  • 9.         Grace
  • 10.       Emily / Harper

 

Top 10 Names for Boys in 2013

  • 1.         Liam
  • 2.         Ethan
  • 3.         Lucas
  • 4.         Mason
  • 5.         Carter
  • 6.         Gabriel
  • 7.         Levi
  • 8.         Noah
  • 9.         Elijah
  • 10.       Oliver

 

The Spectrum Health system includes hospitals in East Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Central, Grand Rapids North, Greenville and Zeeland. The Family Birthplace at Butterworth Hospital delivers more babies than any other hospital in Michigan, with 7,372 births during the 2013 fiscal year.

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