Top 10 baby names for 2013

“Emma” and “Liam” remain No. 1 for most popular names for girls and boys for the second year in a row, according to Spectrum Health’s Top 10 Baby Names lists for 2013.
Tribune Staff
Dec 19, 2013

This year saw little change to the girls’ list from last year, according to the Grand Rapids-based health system. The same names from 2012 made the 2013 list, with only “Charlotte” a newcomer.

However, there are seven new boys’ names on that list for this year, with only “Liam,” “Gabriel” and “Noah” returning from 2012.

Top 10 names for girls in 2013:

1. Emma
2. Sophia
3. Olivia
4. Charlotte
5. Ava
6. Isabella
7. Abigail
8. Addison
9. Grace
10. Emily / Harper

Top 10 names for boys in 2013:

1. Liam
2. Ethan
3. Lucas
4. Mason
5. Carter
6. Gabriel
7. Levi
8. Noah
9. Elijah
10. Oliver

Here is last year’s list of the most popular names:

Top 10 names for girls in 2012:

1. Emma
2. Sophia
3. Ava
4. Olivia
5. Evelyn
6. Grace
7. Isabella
8. Emily
9. Abigail
10. Addison / Avery / Harper

Top 10 names for boys in 2012:

1. Liam
2. Noah
3. Jacob
4. Gabriel
5. Jackson
6. Landon
7. Isaac
8. Benjamin
9. Owen
10. William

The Family Birthplace at Butterworth Hospital delivers more babies than any other hospital in Michigan with 7,372 births in its fiscal year 2013. Of that total, 3,637 were girls and 3,735 were boys.

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