College Station experienced so many births in 2021 that we had to call in reinforcements to highlight the most eye- and ear-catching names of our newest citizens. Boy, was that the right decision! Continue reading 2021’s most-popular baby names — and media’s hot takes on them
Like most of you, my 2020 experiences were often difficult ones. You know who increased the difficulty even more? The College Station families who welcomed more than 1,600 babies during a year like no other. As if going on safari for toilet paper and hand sanitizer wasn’t enough. As has become tradition, it’s time to examine the 1,640 names we registered in 2020. Continue reading Noah, Olivia CS’s most popular baby names in 2020
College Station ended 2019 with a population estimate of 122,738, thanks in part to our 1,556 newest residents. When it’s time to look back at our 2020 babies, I expect to see more Alpha Dewdrops and fewer Emma Graces — okay? Continue reading Aiden, Olivia CS’s most popular baby names in 2019
By Jay Socol, Public Communications Director
Oh, do I look forward to writing this one each January: Baby names and numbers that represent how creative – and procreative – our residents were during the previous year.
Before you notice the drop in the number of births from 2017 to 2018, let me explain the main reason for it: College Station Medical Center closed its labor and delivery services in mid-July, which meant almost every baby born here after that was at Baylor Scott & White Hospital. The official breakdown was 1,402 births at Scott & White, 609 at The Med, and 5 home births.
So, here’s the complete data from Yvette Dela Torre, our perennial rock-star local registrar who’s in charge of our vital statistics reporting: Continue reading “James, Emma CS’s most popular baby names in 2018”