CONWAY, S.C. (WMBF) – Over 1,000 babies were born at Conway Medical Center in 2020 and one name proved the most popular.
According to information from CMC, 1,430 babies were born during the hospital’s fiscal year, which ran from September 2019 through October 2020. The breakdown was 727 girls and 703 boys.
The most popular name was Noah, according to CMC. It was not only the most popular boy name, but also given to the most babies in 2020, hospital staff said.
“This trending name is probably most recognizable to those familiar with the great flood story from the Bible and others who are huge fans of the novel/movie The Notebook,” a CMC press release stated.
Other popular boys’ names were Liam, coming in second place, and Daniel in third. There was a tie for fourth place between Dylan and Elijah, CMC officials stated.
The No. 1 girls’ name for 2020 was Isabella, the release stated. A tie for second was between Ava and Harper, while there also a tie for third between Chloe and Scarlett.
“Surprisingly enough, or not, there were no babies named Corona or Rona. We don’t anticipate that becoming a trend anytime soon,” the release stated.