LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WXOW) - A record number of babies were born in 2012 according to records from Mayo Clinic Health System.
978 newborns were delivered at the Family Birthplace, up from 932, the previous record, the year before.
MCHS released a list of most popular baby names on Wednesday.
For the girls, Emma topped the list, followed by Olivia, Ave, Cora, and Avery. The final five include Anna, Nora, Abigail, Chloie, and Zoey.
Owen and Jackson were tied for the most popular boys names. Evan, Bentley, Mason, and Landon were second. Logan, Wyatt, Ethan, Alexander, and Joseph were the next most often used names.
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