DANVILLE, PA -- Every year, websites and the Social Security Administration (SSA) present lists of the trendiest baby names in the nation. But what about locally? This year, Geisinger Health System (GHS) tabulated the most popular names of the more than 4,000 babies delivered at its hospitals throughout 2015.

Adalynn earned the top spot for girls, followed by Emma. Meanwhile, Jackson was the winning moniker for boys by a landslide. Forty-nine baby boys were named variations of Jackson, while the second-place boy name, Liam, occurred only 29 times.

See the lists below for the top 10 names throughout GHS, as well as the trendiest names at each of Geisinger's four hospitals, Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital, Bloomsburg; Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital, Lewistown; Geisinger Medical Center, Danville; and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Twp.

Geisinger Health System (all hospitals) - female

1. Adalynn
2. Emma
3. Isabella
4. Mia
5. Aubrey
6. Madelyn
7. Ava
8. Sophia
9. Olivia
10. Lily

Geisinger Health System (all hospitals) - male

1. Jackson
2. Liam
3. Mason
4. Aidan
5. Gabriel
6. Hunter
7. Logan
8. Noah
9. Lucas
10. Bentley


Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital, Bloomsburg - female
1. Isabella
2. Kylie
3. Mia
4. Adalynn
5. Addison
6. Aubree
7. Lacey
8. Lillian
9. Lily
10. Olivia

Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital, Bloomsburg - male
1. Liam
2. Wyatt
3. Mason
4. Brentley
5. Caleb
6. Dylan
7. Jackson
8. Lincoln
9. Lucas
10. Oliver

Geisinger Medical Center, Danville - female
1. Emma
2. Adalyn
3. Ava
4. Aubrey
5. Olivia
6. Sophia
7. Amelia
8. Avery
9. Harper
10. Isabella

Geisinger Medical Center, Danville - male
1. Jackson
2. Liam
3. Gabriel
4. Logan
5. Luke
6. Alexander
7. Carter
8. Mason
9. Benjamin
10. Bentley

Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital, Lewistown - female
1. Ava
2. Aubrey
3. Brooklyn
4. Hannah
5. Lillian
6. Madison
7. Paisley
8. Emma
9. Leah
10. Madelyn

Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital, Lewistown - male
1. Jackson
2. Jacob
3. Hunter
4. Mason
5. Noah
6. Aaron
7. Braxton
8. Eli
9. Gabriel
10. William

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Twp. - female

1. Mia
2. Isabella
3. Lily
4. Sophia
5. Abigail
6. Addison
7. Emma
8. Aubrey
9. Olivia
10. Adalyn

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Twp. - male

1. Jackson
2. Hunter
3. David
4. Noah
5. Aidan
6. Jace
7. Liam
8. Mason
9. Logan
10. Anthony

To find these results, we combined different spelling variations of the same sounding name. For example, the ranking for Adalynn also includes variations Adalinn, Adalyn, Addalyn and Addalynn. While Jackson also includes variations such as Jacksen, Jaxon, Jaxson and Jaxxon. Many of the other names on the list include multiple spellings.

In comparison, website BabyCenter.com recently released that the most popular names of 2015 as reported by their subscribers were Sophia for girls and Jackson for boys. The SSA typically releases a list of most popular names based on applications for Social Security numbers later in the year. The most recent listing available from the SSA ranks the most popular names of 2014 as Emma and Mason for Pennsylvania, and Emma and Noah nationwide.

 

About Geisinger 
Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator®, ProvenCare® and ProvenExperience®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital became the newest members of the Geisinger Family. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit Geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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