According to North Dakota’s Department of Health, the most popular baby names in the state in 2018 were (again) Emma and Oliver.
Here are North Dakota’s top girl names and top 10 boy names of 2018:
- Emma, 55 baby girls
- Olivia, 51
- Harper, 49
- Amelia, 42 (tie)
- Charlotte, 42 (tie)
- Evelyn, 40
- Ella, 32
- Ava, 30
- Aria, 28
- Nora, 27 (tie)
- Scarlett, 27 (tie)
- Oliver, 48 baby boys
- Owen, 47
- Henry, 45
- Easton, 43
- Hudson, 41
- Jack, 40
- Logan, 39 (tie)
- Theodore, 39 (tie)
- Lincoln, 37
- Noah, 35 (tie)
- William, 35 (tie)
Easton is still peculiarly popular in North Dakota! It ranks 4th in the state data, but 5th in the SSA data for 2018.
Sources: Most Popular Baby Names of 2018 in North Dakota, North Dakota Fast Facts 2018 (PDF)
According to the government of Sonoma, California, the most popular baby names in the county in 2018 were Camila and Mateo.
Here are Sonoma’s top 5 girl names and top 5 boy names of 2018:
- Camila, 28 baby girls
- Isabella, 27
- Olivia, 26
- Emma, 23
- Sophia and Abigail, 21 (tied)
- Mateo, 33 baby boys
- Alexander, 25
- William, 24
- Angel, 20
- Liam, Benjamin and Adrian, 19 (3-way tie)
And here are some of the baby names from the other end of the list. Each of these was used just once in Sonoma in 2018:
|Unique Girl Names||Unique Boy Names|
|Ariscel, Aumber, Bivianny, Bellona, Citrina, Evening, Elliadria, Happi, Hibatullah, Itzae, Marrakech, Novalu, Naviannan, Punelupi, Sahori, Sixela, Taya, Xylamoon, Yuna||Athos, Andoni, Bromley, Calcagno, Castle, Dreyce, Gridley, Harlem, Ilaisa, Kaxachi, Kestrel, Neon, Olonzo, Pride, Stream, Summit, Track, Truckee, Xavion|
(I posted more of Sonoma County’s unique baby names over on Patreon.)
The top names in 2017 were Mia and Mateo.
Source: Sonoma County Baby Names
According to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, the most popular baby names in the state two years ago were Olivia and Henry.
Here are Wisconsin’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2017 (which were released in mid-2019):
In the girls’ top 10, Isabella replaces Abigail.
In the boys’ top 10, Logan, Levi, and Lincoln replace Mason, Jackson, and Carter.
(According to the 2017 SSA data, the top 10 boy names in Wisconsin were slightly different, and in a slightly different order.)
In 2016, the top two names in Wisconsin (according to the state) were Olivia and Oliver.
Source: 25 Most Popular Names for Newborns, Wisconsin
According to the Wyoming Department of Health, the most popular baby names in the state last year were Emma and Oliver.
Here are Wyoming’s top 5 girl names and top 5 boy names of 2018:
- Jackson (tie)
- Logan (tie)
The SSA’s 2018 data for Wyoming has Amelia and Emma tied for first.
In 2017, Wyoming’s top two names (according to the state itself) were Emma and Wyatt.
Source: Emma, Oliver Most Popular Wyoming Newborn Names
According to the SSA, the most popular baby names in the U.S. territories of Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa — all four regions combined — in 2018 were Olivia and Sophia (tied) and Lucas and William (tied).
Here are the top girl names and top boy names for the four regions:
- Olivia, 12 (tie)
- Sophia, 12 (tie)
- Isabella, 10 (tie)
- Mia, 10 (tie)
- Angela, 9
- Emily, 8 (tie)
- Iris, 8 (tie)
- Faith, 7
- Amelia, 6 (5-way tie)
- Amy, 6 (5-way tie)
- Aria, 6 (5-way tie)
- Luna, 6 (5-way tie)
- Sarah, 6 (5-way tie)
- Lucas, 19 baby boys (tie)
- William, 19 (tie)
- Aiden, 18
- Daniel, 16
- Kevin, 15
- David, 14
- Michael, 13
- Evan, 12
- Elijah, 11 (6-way tie)
- Eric, 11 (6-way tie)
- Jason, 11 (6-way tie)
- Jayden, 11 (6-way tie)
- Liam, 11 (6-way tie)
- Ryan, 11 (6-way tie)
In 2017, the top names were Amy/Olivia and Kevin.
Source: Popular Baby Names by Territory (SSA)