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Olivia, William Top Idaho Baby Names

Idaho's most-popular baby names in 2010, according to the newly published state vital statistics report: Olivia and William. Placing second: Emma and Samuel, with Sophia and Logan right on their chubby little heels in third place. Rounding out the top names for girls, in order: Ava, Abigail, Elizabeth, Emily, Isabella and Ella, with Addison and Brooklyn tied for 10th place. For boys, the fourth-top pick was Ethan, followed by Jacob, Aiden, Mason, Noah, Alexander and James/Betsy Russell, Eye On Boise. More here. (AP file photo of Olivia Newton-John with John Travolta on "Grease" poster)

DFO: For some reason, I'm partial to Olivia. But I'd never name a daughter that.

Question: How did you choose the names for your kids?




D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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