What Were Minnesota’s Most Popular Baby Names in 2023?
If you know someone who's adding a little bundle of joy to their family in Minnesota soon, there's a good chance they could be selecting one of these names, because they were the most popular in the state this year.
Trying to select the perfect name for your baby can sometimes be a bit of a formidable task. A recent survey said Minnesota parents-to-be can spend up to 47 hours trying to decide on the perfect name for their little bundle of joy!
Unless you're naming your baby after a relative or someone you know, many Minnesotans these days turn to the internet to see which names are popular. So, to help out, the crew at M Health Fairview just released their list of the Most Popular Baby Names in Minnesota for 2023, BringMeTheNews said.
And here in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, when it comes to boys, Theodore ranked number one as the favorite name this year, followed by Henry and Liam, BringMeTheNews reported. Seven of Minnesota’s top 10 boys’ names are also on the national top 10 list, while the three names unique to Minnesota are Owen, Jack, and Leo.
Meanwhile, for girls, BringMeTheNews said Charlotte took the top spot as the favorite name in the Bold North in 2023. Evelyn and Olivia came in second and third. And, seven of Minnesota’s top 10 girl’s names are also on the national top 10 list, while the three names unique to Minnesota are Isla, Nora, and Hazel.
Speaking of names, did you know there are some names you cannot legally name your baby, because they're BANNED here in Minnesota?!? Really! Meanwhile, keep scrolling to check out the Most Popular Last Names in Minnesota too.
10 Most Popular Names for Boys in Minnesota in 2023
- Owen / Benjamin (tied)
10 Most Popular Names for Girls in Minnesota in 2023
- Quinn / Hazel / Harper (tied)
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The Most Common Last Names in Minnesota
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