Buncombe County baby names in 2017: Emma and William top lists


Here’s a quick look at the top baby names in Buncombe County for 2017, courtesy of Buncombe County Register of Deeds Drew Reisinger. Drew has been kind enough to take time out to put together these lists for several years running now, so you can spot some trends.

For boys in 2017, the most popular name by far was William, with 43 boys given that name last year. Next was Elijah at just about half that number at 26, then Samuel at 23, Oliver at 21 and Noah and Liam tied at 20.

For girls, the most popular name in 2017was Emma, with 28 girls given that name. Right behind that was Olivia at 21, Ava and Charlotte tied at 19, then Mia, Ella and Abigail tied at 17. Sophia, Harper and Evelyn were tied at 14.

If you dive down into the list, you’ll find

Here are the top 10 most popular names for boys in 2017 in Buncombe County. There are more then 10 names listed because there are multiple ties:

William, Eliajah, Samuel, Oliver, Noah, Liam, Luke, Henry, Sawyer, Lucas, Owen, Wyatt, Jackson, Gabriel, Benjamin, Silas, Mason, Levi, James, John, Alexander, Thomas, Matthew, Maverick, Jacob, Hunter and Charles.

Here are the top 10 most popular names in Buncombe County for girls. Again, there are some ties, thus more than 10 names listed:

Emma, Olivia, Ava, Charlotte, Mia, Ella, Abigail, Sophia, Harper, Evelyn, Scarlett, Eleanor, Isabella, Elizabeth, Willow, Amelia, Addison, Paisley, Emily, Ellie, Clara, Sarah, Ruby, Madison, Lucy, Hannah, Finley, Cora, Iris and Anna.

Click here to see the full list of names for boys and girls born in Buncombe County in 2017.

For 2016:

The top boys names in 2016 in Buncombe were: William, Oliver, Liam, James, Isaac, Henry, Jackson, Elijah and Benjamin.

For girls in 2016, the top names were: Emma, Olivia, Abigail, Harper, Elizabeth, Charlotte, Mia, Isabella and Evelyn.

For 2015:

The top five most popular boys names were: William, Samuel, Jackson, James and David.

For girls in 2015, the top five most popular names were: Olivia, Ava, Emma, Harper and Sophia.

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