The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) has released a preliminary list of the most popular baby names in the state for 2022.
For girls, the top names are Charlotte, Amelia, Isabella, Olivia, Emma, Luna, Sophia, Ava, Isla, and a tie between Scarlett and Violet. In 2021, the top three names for girls were Olivia, Sophia, and Amelia.
For boys, the top names are Liam, Noah, Owen, Theodore, Oliver, Benjamin, Julian, Luca, Henry, and Lucas. In 2021, the top three names for boys were Liam, Noah, and Julian.
RIDOH’s Center for Vital Records will finalize the previous year’s birth data by the end of February.