Emma and Jackson were at the top of the lists of the most popular baby names for newborns at Sanford Health this year.

Both new list toppers. Emma was the number three name for girls last year. Jackson was the fourth most popular name for boys in 2014. The 5015 results are in line with national trends, except that nationwide favorites Sophia and Noah didn't make the top five in Sioux Falls.

The top-five baby names for 2015 for girls and boys:


  • Emma
  • Ava
  • Addison
  • Evelyn
  • Amelia and Olivia (tied for fifth place)


  • Jackson
  • Oliver
  • Connor
  • Mason
  • William and Henry (tied for fifth place)