There's something about the letter "o," as Oliver, Owen, Olivia and Charlotte were among the top baby names of 2019 at Kalamazoo's Bronson hospital.

Southwest Michigan is growing. Fox 17 reports "there were around 4,660 babies delivered Between Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo and Bronson Battle Creek."Will they take advantage of the Kalamazoo Promise?  How many are future Broncos?

One of the first decisions parents make is the name of their child. These were the most popular baby names chosen at Bronson Hospital's Kalamazoo maternity ward.

Top Girls' Names for 2019

  1. Charlotte
  2. Olivia
  3. Isabella
  4. Emma
  5. Amelia
  6. Evelyn
  7. Harper
  8. Ava
  9. Sophia
  10. Addison

Top Boys' Names for 2019

  1. Oliver
  2. Owen
  3. Lincoln
  4. William
  5. Alexander
  6. Liam
  7. Jackson
  8. Hudson
  9. Grayson
  10. Henry

Now, as we head into the 2020s, a colleague wondered if we will see a resurgence of names that were popular in the 1920s.

Top Girls' Names for 1920

  1. Mary
  2. Dorothy
  3. Helen
  4. Margaret
  5. Ruth
  6. Mildred
  7. Virginia
  8. Elizabeth
  9. Frances
  10. Anna

Top Boys' Names for 1920

  1. John
  2. William
  3. Robert
  4. James
  5. Charles
  6. George
  7. Joseph
  8. Edward
  9. Frank
  10. Richard
h/t WBCK