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Most popular baby names in 2016 in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

According to Baton Rouge General Hospital, the majority of babies born at the hospital in 2016 do not share a name with any other newborn baby at the hospital. In fact, only about 25 percent of babies were given the same name as others born at BRG in 2016, down from 30 percent in 2015.

Even though more unique names are becoming popular, there are still a few clear favorites. The top five most popular baby names for girls and boys in 2016 are listed below.

  • Boy
    • William
    • Alexander
    • Kaden
    • John
    • Josiah
  • Girl
    • Emma
    • Ava
    • Kinsley (all variations)
    • Adelyn
    • Riley

Last year's top names for boys and girls at BRG were:

  • Boy
    • Aiden
    • Jordan
    • Jacob
    • Alexander
    • Christopher
  • Girl
    • Ava
    • Hailey
    • Abigail
    • Amelia
    • Emma

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