Which Will Be Minnesota’s Most Popular Baby Names for 2023?
The days of scouring books for the inspiration for the name of your next child are ancient history as the internet has now taken over that role.
Names.org is out with their projections for the Most Popular Baby Names in Minnesota in 2023 based on Social Security Administration data on births and user interest on its website.
In the North Star State, there's a holdover and a newbie at the top.
Let's start with the guys first, where there's a new projected number one with Henry pushing Oliver out of the top spot.
Owen, James, and Noah are each up one.
William saw the biggest drop from seventh to ninth.
MINNESOTA'S MOST POPULAR BOYS' NAMES FOR 2023 (Projected)
Owen, Jack, and Leo are more unique to Minnesota because they are not predicted to be in the national top 10 boy names of 2023.
As for the girls, Charlotte and Olivia continue to rule the roost at the top, while Amelia and Eleanor are each the biggest movers, up three spots.
Evelyn saw the biggest drop, from third to sixth.
MINNESOTA'S MOST POPULAR GIRLS' NAMES FOR 2023 (Projected)
Eleanor, Nora, and Hazel are more unique to Minnesota because they are not predicted to be in the national top 10 girl names of 2023.