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Top Baby Names in La Crosse for 2018

La Crosse, WI (WXOW)

Both La Crosse Health Systems have released their list of most popular baby names for 2018.
Here are the lists starting with Gundersen Health System..
The top girls names are Evelyn, Emma, Harper.
Avery and Elizabeth in a tie for 4th and Aria, Ava, Lily, Mila and Scarlett tied for 5th.

At Mayo Clinic Health System the girls list is Harper at #1 followed by at #2 then Evelyn at #3.
A tie for 4th among.Olivia, Eleanor and Isabella.
Followed by Reagan. Quinn and Scarlett in a tie for 5th.

At Mayo, the boys list is a tie for 1st among Henry, Oliver and Owen.
Elliot is #2. Griffen, Harrison, William, Axel and Jaxon tie for 3rd.
Followed by Aiden, Levi and Wyatt tied for 4th.

Gundersen’s list of top boys names is Noah at #1, followed by Oliver, and William. A tie for 4th between Henry and Theodore.
With Colton, Grayson, Jackson and Lincoln tied for 5th.

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