Charlotte, Isabella and Liam were the most popular names of babies born at Genesis BirthCenters in 2017.
Fifteen girls went home from Genesis BirthCenters with the name Charlotte and 15 with the name Isabella, according to Genesis. Nationally, Amelia/Emilia topped the list of popular baby names for the second straight year, according to www.babynames.com. At Genesis BirthCenters, Amelia was No. 3 with 12 girls named Amelia.
Liam continued to be a popular name for baby boys nationally and at Genesis. Seventeen baby boys went home from Genesis with the name Liam. Nationally, Liam came in No. 5 for popularity.
The top five names for girls born at Genesis were Charlotte and Isabella (15 each); Amelia (12); Olivia (11); and, Harper and Emma (10 each).
The top five for boys born at Genesis were Liam (17); Elijah (13); Henry and Jackson (12) each; and, William and Oliver (11 each).
Olivia has become a traditional naming favorite at Genesis. In the past seven years, Olivia was most popular name three times (2015, 2014, 2012) at Genesis and No. 2 in 2013 and again last year before falling slightly this year.
The top five girl names nationally in 2016, according to www.babynames.com, were Amelia (Emilia), Charlotte, Aria, Violet and Nora. For boys, the most popular names nationally were Oliver, Declan, Henry, Theodore and Liam.
Genesis BirthCenters have tracked popular birth names since 2006.