Noah, Olivia CS’s most popular baby names in 2020

Noah, Olivia CS’s most popular baby names in 2020

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

James, Emma CS’s most popular baby names in 2018

James, Emma CS’s most popular baby names in 2018

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”