Across the St. Croix Valley HealthPartners' hospitals, parents continued to follow the 2016 trend of selecting more traditional names for their newborn babies.
Henry made the list for most popular boy names at Lakeview Hospital and Westfields Hospital & Clinic (it was also the top boy’s name for both Regions and Methodist hospitals), while Evelyn was a favorite girl’s name at Hudson Hospital & Clinic and Charlotte at Lakeview Hospital (the top two names at Regions and Methodist, also).
The full lists are as follows:
Most popular girl names: Arianna (Westfields), Charlotte (Lakeview), Elizabeth (Lakeview), Emma (Amery), Evelyn (Hudson), Greta (Westfields), Hazel (Westfields), Maci (Westfields)
- Most popular boy names: Beau/Bo (Hudson), Colton (Westfields), Henry (Lakeview and Westfields), Hunter (Westfields), Isaiah (Amery), Jameson (Amery), Logan (Westfields), Oliver (Amery), Payton (Lakeview), William (Lakeview), Wyatt (Amery).