Regions Hospital in St. Paul today released the list of top baby names for kids born there in 2010:
Top girls’ names:
Top boys’ names:
Compare this to the national list of baby names (from BabyCenter.com). Isabella and Sophia are the top picks, although Sophia assumed the top spot. Alden is the top boy’s name.
Sophia’s rise to popularity began after 1996. I’m certain I’ve missed a popular culture reason (and I’m sure you’re about to tell me):
Lost in all of this is the continuing crisis surrounding Robert, which is sadly in danger of dropping off the top 100.