Each year at this time, national outlets publish lists of most popular baby names of the year.
According to a list published by Baby Center (babycenter.com), the top girls’ names in 2016 were (in order of popularity) Sophia, Emma and Olivia, while the top boys’ names were Jackson, Aidan and Lucas.
Of the more than 4,100 babies born at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest as of last Thursday, many of their names followed these national trends. Still, there are some interesting local differences.
The top 10 boys’ baby names at LVH are: