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The Decade’s Most Popular Baby Names in Baton Rouge

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BATON ROUGE, La. – Aiden and Riley take the top spots for most popular baby name of the decade at Baton Rouge General’s Birth Center, which has delivered over 8,300 babies during this time.

Filling in the top 5 of the decade behind Aiden for boys is Jordan/Jordyn, Caden, Mason, and Jayden. For the girls, Chloe, Mackenzie/McKenzie, Brooklyn and Ava all landed in the top 5 after Riley. Mason and Ava were the only two names on BRG’s top lists that aligned with the national trend over the past decade.

Here is a full list of BRG’s top 5 girl and boy names of the decade:


  1. Riley*
  2. Chloe
  3. Mackenzie/McKenzie
  4. Brooklyn
  5. Ava


  1. Aiden*
  2. Jordan/Jordyn
  3. Caden*
  4. Mason
  5. Jayden

2019’s top names were:


  1. Brooklyn
  2. Amelia
  3. Paislee/Paisley
  4. Harper
  5. Khaylani/Kalani


  1. William
  2. Jace/Jayce
  3. Journee*
  4. Tristan
  5. Zayden

*All variations

For more information on BRG’s Birth Center, click here or call (225) 763-4141.

About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first community hospital with 588 licensed beds between two campuses. Baton Rouge General opened its doors in 1900, and has provided the Greater Baton Rouge community with high-quality healthcare for generations. An accredited teaching hospital since 1991, Baton Rouge General serves as an affiliate of Tulane University School of Medicine, and offers other medical education programs, including a School of Nursing, School of Radiologic Technology, Family Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. For more information, visit, find us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at @BRGeneral.