Most Popular Baby Names in North Dakota, 2012

The most popular baby names in North Dakota are out.

According to the North Dakota Department of Health, the state’s top names were Liam for boys and Emma for girls.

Here are the top 14 girl names and top 14 boy names of 2012:

Baby Girl Names Baby Boy Names
1. Emma, 57 baby girls
2. Olivia, 54
3. Sophia, 49
4. Harper, 46
5. Ava, 41
6. Avery, 39
7. Ella, 38
8. Zoey, 36
9. Grace, 34
10. Brooklyn, 32
11. Isabella, 31
12. Aubrey, 30
13. Abigail, 27
14. Addison, 26
1. Liam, 59 baby boys
2. Mason, 54
3. Ethan, 53
4. Noah, 50
5. Jacob, 44
6. Elijah, 43
7. Eli, 42
8. James, 41
9. Isaac, 40
10. Aiden, 38
11. Carter, 37
12. Jack, 37
13. Jaxon, 37
14. William, 37

I wonder if there were any Brynhilds lower down on the girls’ list. (Something tells me no.)

Source: North Dakota Fast Facts 2012 (pdf)

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2 Responses to Most Popular Baby Names in North Dakota, 2012

  1. Nancy, arent these stats already on the SSA site?

  2. These aren’t the SSA stats, these are from the state itself. The lists are similar, but not quite the same.

    Here’s the SSA’s version of the North Dakota list.

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