Spectrum Health Ranks 2008 Top Baby Names

Spectrum Health has announced the most popular names for the babies born at Butterworth Hospital in 2008.

Top 10 Names for Boys

  1. Ethan
  2. Jacob
  3. Jayden
  4. Caleb
  5. Noah
  6. Owen
  7. Benjamin
  8. Samuel
  9. Elijah
  10. William

Top 10 Names for Girls

  1. Ava
  2. Olivia
  3. Emily
  4. Emma
  5. Sophia
  6. Madison
  7. Addison
  8. Alexis
  9. Abigail
  10. Avery

Spectrum Health Family Birthplace at Butterworth Hospital delivers more babies than any other hospital in the state.  Butterworth Hospital averaged 22 births a day in 2008, with nearly 8,000 babies born this year.

Patient-focused care and personalized attention are the hallmarks of the Spectrum Health Family Birthplace.

“Although we deliver more babies than any other hospital in Michigan, we are committed to create an exceptional patient experience for all of our families,” said Cynthia Reistroffer, director, women’s services, Spectrum Health.

Spectrum Health is a not-for-profit health system in West Michigan that offers a full continuum of care through its seven hospitals, more than 140 service sites and Priority Health, a health plan with nearly 500,000 members. Spectrum Health’s 14,000 employees, 1,500 medical staff members and 2,000 volunteers are committed to delivering the highest quality care to those in medical need.  The organization provided $111.1 million in community benefit during its 2008 fiscal year. As a system, Spectrum Health has earned more than 100 awards during the past 10 years.