Nationally, Sophia is celebrating 11 years as the top name choice for girls, according to Babycenter.com.
The national Top 10 list for girls:
On the boys list, Liam took the number one spot for the second year in a row.
The national Top 10 list for boys:
Some of those names made the baby names’ list at Sioux Center Health. Sioux Center Health welcomed 84 boys and 84 girls for a total of 168 births in 2020.
Sofia was one of six names used twice for baby girls. The others were Carla/Karla, Brooklyn/Brooklynn, Kendra, Emersyn, and Ivy.
Besides Sofia, three other baby girls matched up with the nation’s top list – Ava, Mia, and Olivia.
Other baby girl names were Abigail, Aida, Alaya, Aleah, Alerie, Aliza, Anna, Atlee, Aubreanna, Aurora, Betzabe, Bexley, Bianca, Bria, Brianna, Cambrea, Carla, Carlie, Carolina, Collins, Dafne, Daleney, Ellianna, Elliot, Eliza, Emaly, Emery, Emmalyn, Esmeralda, Evelyn, Everlee, Evey, Gaby, Genesis, Grecia, Haidyn, Halston, Harper, Hazel, Isabel and Izabella, Jamie, Jeydelin, Kimber, Kimberly, Kinley, Kiyah, Lennyx, Leslie, Lillian, Liz, Lucero, Macy, Maida, Markiska, Morgan, Natasha, Navi, Noemi, Oaklinn, Raylenne, Rose, Scotlyn, Shaylee, Vicenta, Violeta, Vivian, and Yaretzy.
Three names were used twice for boys – Daniel, Jackson/Jaxson, and Thiago. The Jackson spelling and Mateo were the two baby boy names that lined up with the Top 10 national names.
Other baby boy names were Abraham, Abram, Andrew, Austin, Bayne, Boaz, Brayden, Brecken, Byron, Carter, Crue, Daxton, David, Dexter, Dominic, Dylan, Easton, Edvin, Elohim, Emmanuel, Emmett, Enzo, Ezra, Fabian, Franklin, Gael, Gavyn, Hajin, Hayes, Hector, Ian, Isaac, Isaias, Jack, Jayden, Jhayro, Joanse, Johnny, Jonah, Jonathan, Josue, Juan, Kevin, Kleyton, Levi, Logan, Lonnie, Luis, Markus, Mason, Maximiliano, Merritt, Michael, Milan, Milo, Nelson, Nicolas, Nolan, Peyton, Rees, Riley, Roberto, Rodolfo, Ruben, Santos, Saulo, Simon, Theodore, Thijs, Tucker, Vaiden, Vladimir, Watson, Wells, Wesley, William, and Yovani.