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Department of Health announces top New Mexico baby names in 2022

December 23, 2022 - Family Connects - Information

SANTA FE – Here is the list of top 10 baby names in New Mexico in 2022 as compiled by the Department of Health’s Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics. 

2022
Top 10 Baby Names

in New Mexico*

 

Top10BabyNames

* Provisional as of 12/21/2022. Provisional data is based on available records that meet data quality criteria at the time of analysis and does not include all births that occurred in 2022. Final data is subject to change.

Trends since the Department of Health began reporting names in 2014: 

·         Nine of the top 10 girl names from 2021 stayed on the top 10 list in 2022.

·         Charlote dropped off the top 10 list this year and was replaced by Evelyn, making its first appearance among the top names. 

·         Emma has been in the top 10 since 2014, but this is the first year it is the top-ranking name for newborn girls.

·         Eight of the top 10 boy names from 2021 stayed on the top 10 list for 2022. Ezra returns this year to the top 10 for the first time since 2019. James makes its first appearance on the list.

·         Falling out of the top 10 from last year are the names Levi and Benjamin.  

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