Most Popular Baby Names Of 2016 at Sanford Health

Harper and William top the list

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sanford Health has released its list of most popular baby names for 2016. Harper was the most popular name for newborn girls at Sanford Health in 2016, while William topped the list for boys.

Harper jumps to the top spot after not ranking in the top five in 2015. William was the fifth most popular name for a baby boy in 2015. Emma and Jackson were the most popular names across the health system in 2015.


  1. Harper
  2. Nora
  3. Emma
  4. Claire
  5. Amelia and Ava (tied for fifth place)


  1. William
  2. Owen
  3. Isaac
  4. Liam
  5. Noah and Benjamin (tied for fifth place)
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