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Gundersen announces most popular baby names of 2018

Gundersen Health System in La Crosse has delivered 1,663 babies so far in 2018, an increase from 1,567 babies in 2017. This year's deliveries include 791 girls and 872 boys. Gundersen has delivered 38 sets of twins, which is six more sets than 2017.

The most popular names choices for Gundersen newborns in 2018 include:


  1. Evelyn
  2. Emma
  3. Harper
  4. Avery and Elizabeth (tie)
  5. Aria, Ava, Lily, Mila and Scarlett (tie)


  1. Noah
  2. Oliver
  3. William
  4. Henry and Theodore (tie)
  5. Colton, Grayson, Jaxon and Lincoln (tie)

In 2017, Nora was the top girls' name, while William and multiple spellings of Jackson won top naming honors for boys.

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