Top Baby Names of 2022

As the largest delivery service in Louisiana, we see a variety of baby names, from timeless and traditional to trendy and unique. Liam took the top spot for boy names for the second year in a row, while Charlotte moved up from the second most popular name in 2021 to the most common girl name for 2022.

Of the approximately 8,000 babies delivered at Woman’s Hospital in 2022, the most popular baby names were:


  1. Liam
  2. John 
  3. James
  4. Luke
  5. Noah
  6. William
  7. Waylon
  8. Lucas
  9. Joseph
  10. Oliver


  1. Charlotte
  2. Olivia
  3. Amelia
  4. Ava
  5. Harper
  6. Emma
  7. Camille
  8. Demi
  9. Avery
  10. Hazel

We wish all the Liams, Charlottes, and every baby born at Woman’s a happy and healthy holiday season. We can’t wait to see what names top the list in 2023!

Visit to compare with last year’s list.