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HSHS shares top baby names of 2023

January 05, 2024 

Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) hospitals in Illinois are pleased to announce the top names chosen for babies born at each hospital in 2023.

HSHS St. John’s Hospital, Springfield
Top Boy Name
•    Hudson
Top Girl Name
•    Aurora

HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, O’Fallon
Top Boy Name
•    Oliver
Top Girl Name
•    Amelia

HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham
Top Boy Name
•    Oliver
Top Girl Name
•    Harper

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese
Top Boy Name
•    Wyatt
Top Girl Name
•    Ava

HSHS St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield
Top Boy Names
•    Liam and Ryker (tied)
Top Girl Name
•    Eleanor

These names were part of the over 4,400 babies delivered at these hospitals in 2023.

The Women and Infant Centers at these HSHS Illinois hospitals in Springfield, O’Fallon, Effingham, Breese and Litchfield provide compassionate care for women and infants throughout pregnancy, labor, delivery and in the time after delivery.  

For those in the Metro East area, HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese have a partnership with SSM Health Cardinal Glennon. St. Elizabeth’s partners with SSM Health Cardinal Glennon pediatricians to provide coverage 24/7 to care for babies admitted to the hospital’s well or intermediate care nurseries and to care for any pediatric patient in the emergency department.

For more information about the Women and Infants Center at HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, visit here.
HSHS shares top baby names of 2023
Media Contact

Kelly Barbeau

System Director, Communications & Public Relations