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Virginia’s prime 15 child names of 2022

RICHMOND — Whether or not impressed by scripture, royalty, a favourite singer, Disney character, or household heritage, dad and mom are selecting various names for his or her newborns.

In a press launch Monday, the Workplace of Important Information within the Virginia Division of Well being unveiled its lists of the highest 15 child names for youngsters born within the commonwealth in 2022, maybe offering some inspiration for stressed-out parents-to-be.

Topping the record of the preferred names for ladies in 2022 was Charlotte. Noah was the preferred for boys.

In 2021, there have been 95,618 infants born. The numbers for 2022 are nonetheless being counted, stated the Workplace of Important Information. They estimate there might be an identical variety of births.

“It is all the time fascinating to see the highest names for infants in any given yr,” stated Seth Austin, director of VDH’s Workplace of Important Information within the launch. “We see names from numerous sources: a film, non secular texts, a household’s private historical past. All of them characterize the commonwealth’s splendidly various cultures.”

Prime 15 child names for boys in 2022

Noah, James, Liam, William, Henry, Theodore, Oliver, Elijah, Levi, Benjamin, Owen, John, Jack, Asher and Lucas.

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