Eau Claire, Wis. – A trend appears to have been born at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in 2022; untraditional baby names are popular on the Top 10 list.

Here are the top baby boy and baby girl names of 2022. 


  1. Brooks 
  2. Asher
  3. Liam
  4. Tyler
  5. Oliver
  6. August
  7. Ezra
  8. Grayson
  9. Miles
  10. Matthias


  1. Everley
  2. Kinsley
  3. Eden
  4. Lena
  5. Ellie
  6. Mia
  7. Sophia
  8. Ava
  9. Josephine
  10. Wren

These names are among the 757 babies delivered at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital Women and Infants Center since Jan. 1, 2022. 

“We are honored to be among the first to meet and welcome these little ones into the world,” says Maria Green, Women and Infants Center manager. “The joy it brings our staff to see families bond and grow is immeasurable.”

For more information about HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital’s baby friendly initiative and birthing options, please call (715) 717-7666 or visit the Women and Infants Center webpage.


About HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital
HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries, the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis is the Founding Institute, and it is an affiliate of Hospital Sisters Health System. Since 1889, it has been meeting patient needs in western Wisconsin with the latest medical innovations and technology, together with a Franciscan whole-person healing tradition.

About Hospital Sisters Health System
Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality, Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our physician practices and 15 local hospitals in two states - Illinois (Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Highland, Litchfield, O’Fallon, Shelbyville and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan, and two in Green Bay). HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries,  and Hospital Sisters of St. Francis is the founding institute. For more information about HSHS, visit www.hshs.org. For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visit www.hospitalsisters.org.

Media Contact

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Communications Department
HSHS Wisconsin
Office: (715) 717-4591
Cell: (715) 717-4747

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