Liam Top Baby Boy Name in Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Liam again topped the list of names that Wyoming parents gave their newborn boys last year.
Liam was No. 1 in 2012, also.
According to the Wyoming Department of Health’s Vital Statistics Services Program, Wyatt, Carter and Hunter followed Liam on the popularity list for boys in 2013.
For girls, Sophia was the top choice followed by Emma, Harper, Olivia and Paisley.
The number of births rose last year to just over 7,600. In 2011, there were about 7,300 births.
Also, the average age of a mom giving birth for the first time increased from 24 in 2003 to 25 in 2013.
The rate of first births for women ages 35-39 has also increased in Wyoming over the last decade from 6.3 per 1,000 women to 7.5 per 1,000 women.