Popular baby names in Minnesota, 2015

Flag of Minnesota
Flag of Minnesota

According to provisional data* from the Minnesota Department of Health’s Office of Vital Records, the most popular baby names in the state this year were Olivia and Jackson.

Here are Minnesota’s projected top 5 girl names and top 5 boy names of 2015:

Girl Names

  1. Olivia
  2. Emma
  3. Evelyn
  4. Ava
  5. Nora & Charlotte (tie)

Boy Names

  1. Jackson
  2. Henry
  3. Liam
  4. Oliver
  5. William

Quite different from the other U.S. state rankings we’ve seen so far (New Mexico, Arizona).

*The data covers Minnesota births through December 24th.

Source: Top five baby names released in Minnesota

Image: Adapted from Flag of Minnesota (public domain)

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