What’s in a name? As of Dec. 20, the total number of babies born at MCHS-Red Cedar in Menomonie was 279 babies — 135 girls and 144 boys. And here are the names that topped the list:

The most popular girl names were Adalynn (3), Amelia (3), and Aria (3).

The top boy names were Jaxson (5),  Henry (4), and Grady (3). 

Note: Specific spellings may vary. Several names tied in popularity.

The top five most popular names of the baby boys born at HSHS Sacred Heart in Eau Claire in 2017 are:

  1. Owen
  2. Weston
  3. Benjamin
  4. Brooks
  5. Oliver

As for the girls, the top names were:

  1. Kinsley
  2. Harper
  3. Addilyn
  4. Reagan
  5. Oakley
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Dunn County News editor

Barbara Lyon is the editor of The Dunn County News in Menomonie, WI.

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