Most Popular Baby Names in 2012

Released: 4-Jan-2013 10:40 AM EST
Source Newsroom: Orlando Health
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Newswise — ORLANDO, Fla (January 4, 2013) – Isabella and Jayden were the most popular baby names in 2012.

Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies, which consistently ranks among the top three labor and delivery hospitals nationwide, delivered 13,857 babies in 2012 and 111 were named Isabella and 90 Jayden. Other popular names were Sophia, Emma, Elijah, and Jacob.

Many of the names on the list compiled by the hospital were trendy in other parts of the country, according to’s “100 Most Popular Baby Names of 2012.”

Following are the top ten most popular baby names for girls and boys in 2012, compiled by the Birth Registry at Winnie Palmer Hospital.

Top 10 Girl Names
1. Isabella (111)
2. Sophia (90)
3. Emma (68)
4. Mia (66)
5. Olivia (64)
6. Abigail (57)
7. Madison (50)
8. Ava (48)
9. Sofia (42)
10. Avery (40)

Top 10 Boy Names
1. Jayden (90)
2. Elijah (89)
3. Liam (77)
4. Jacob (73)
5. Ethan (70)
6. Noah (68)
7. Aiden (59)
8. Alexander and Mason (58)
9. Joshua (53)
10. Daniel (52)


Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies, supported by the Arnold Palmer Medical Center Foundation, is a 285-bed facility dedicated exclusively to the needs of women and babies. The hospital is a leader in comprehensive healthcare for women throughout all stages of life, providing a wide range of services in obstetric and gynecologic care. Winnie Palmer Hospital has been recognized as an Academic Center of Excellence in minimally invasive surgery. Its highly-trained physicians utilize the most advanced technology to effectively treat the vast majority of gynecologic conditions with fewer complications and faster recoveries. The hospital also includes comprehensive fetal diagnostics, labor and delivery services, a regional center for neonatal intensive care, and maternal intensive care. Annually, more than 13,000 babies are expected to be born at Winnie Palmer Hospital, making it one of the busiest in the country. The hospital also ranks in the top 10 percent nationally for patient satisfaction. To learn more, visit or

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