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Vital Statistics Trivia

Illinois Trivia Information

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The month in which most marriages take place?
2006 Illinois Selected Vital Statistics

Natality

Total for Year               180,503

 

Oldest Father               71

 

Youngest Father          13

 

Oldest Mother            58

 

Youngest Mother        11  

 

Median Age of Parents at Time of Birth

 

Father                           31.0

 

Mother                         28.1  

 

Largest Live Birth        14 lbs. 13 Ozs.

 

Median Weight            7 lbs. 5 Ozs.

Most Popular Names for Babies

Boys' Names

Number

Girls' Names

Number

Daniel

1,033

Emily

930

Jacob

1,001

Isabella

820

Michael

999

Emma

817

Alexander

968

Olivia

813

Joshua

938

Ava

730

Anthony

922

Abigail

692

Matthew

889

Madison

663

Joseph

837

Grace

642

Andrew

813

Sophia

633

Ethan

809

Mia 613

Day Most Births Occurred            

Number of Events                           

December 20

666                                                                

Day Fewest Births Occurred             

Number of Events                            

December 24

267

Month Most Births Occurred         

Number of Events                          

August

16,166

Month Fewest Births Occurred     

Number of Events                          

February

13,784

Day Most Births Occurred            

Number of Events                           

December 20                                                                           

666          

Day Fewest Births Occurred             

Number of Events                            

December 24

 

 

267

Month Most Births Occurred         

Number of Events                          

August

 

 

16,166

Month Fewest Births Occurred     

Number of Events                          

February

 

 

13,784

Mortality

Total for Year    102,122                                               
Oldest Male      110

Oldest Female  

118

Median Age of Death - 10 Yr. Comparison

1996

Male

72.6

Female

80.1

Both

76.4

2006

Male

74.2

Female

81.8

Both

78.4

 

Day Most Deaths Occurred                 

Number of Events                            

March 11                   

350                             

Day Fewest Births Occurred              

Number of Events                             

September 13

219

Month Most Deaths Occurred         

Number of Events                            

March

9,696

Month Fewest Deaths Occurred    

Number of Events                           

June

7,711

Day Most Deaths Occurred                 

Number of Events                            

March 11                   

 

350                             

Day Fewest Births Occurred              

 

Number of Events                             

September 13

 

 

219

Month Most Deaths Occurred         

 

Number of Events                            

March

 

 

9,696

Month Fewest Deaths Occurred    

 

Number of Events                           

June

 

 

7,711

Marriages

Total for Year               77,959

Oldest Groom             

Oldest Bride                

98

91                                       

Youngest Groom         

Youngest Bride            

16

16

Median Age Groom    

Median Age Bride       

30.3

28.2

Total For years 77,959

Oldest Groom

Oldest Bride 

98

91       

Youngest Groom

Youngest Bride

16

16

Median Age Groom  

Median Age Bride 

30.3

28.2

Day Most Deaths Occurred              

Number of Events                            

March 11                                                   

350                     

Day Fewest Births Occurred            

Number of Events                            

September 13 

219

Month Most Deaths Occurred         

Number of Events                          

March

9,696

Month Fewest Deaths Occurred    

Number of Events                           

June

7,711

Total for Year               77,959

Oldest Groom             

Oldest Bride                

98     

 

91                                       

Youngest Groom         

Youngest Bride            

16

 

16

Median Age Groom    

Median Age Bride       

30.3

 

28.2

Total for Year               77,959ssss

Oldest Groom             

Oldest Bride                

98

91                                       

Youngest Groom         

Youngest Bride            

16

16

Median Age Groom    

Median Age Bride       

30.3

28.2

Day Most Deaths Occurred              

Number of Events                            

March 11                                                   

 

350                     

Day Fewest Births Occurred            

Number of Events                            

September 13 

 

 

219

Month Most Deaths Occurred         

Number of Events                          

March

 

 

9,696

Month Fewest Deaths Occurred    

Number of Events                           

June

 

7,711

Day Most Deaths  Occurred            

Number of Events                         

March 11       

 

 

350                                   

Day Fewest Births Occurred             

Number of Events                          

September 13 

 

 

219

Month Most Deaths Occurred        

Number of Events                         

March

 

 

9,696

Month Fewest Deaths Occurred    

Number of Events                           

June

 

 

7,711

Divorces

Total for Year    32,141

  

Oldest Male Divorcee     

Oldest Female Divorcee           

102

88                                                                          

Youngest Male Divorcee                

Youngest Female Divorcee            

16

16

Median Age Male Divorcee         

Median Age Female Divorcee      

39.8

37.6

  

Oldest Male Divorcee     

Oldest Female Divorcee           

102

 

88                                                                          

Youngest Male Divorcee                

Youngest Female Divorcee            

16

 

16

Median Age Male Divorcee         

Median Age Female Divorcee      

39.8

 

37.6

  

Oldest Male Divorcee 

   

Oldest Female Divorcee           

102

 

 

88                                                                          

Youngest Male Divorcee                

Youngest Female Divorcee            

16

 

16

Median Age Male Divorcee         

Median Age Female Divorcee      

39.8

 

 

37.6

Month Most Divorces Occurred      

Number of Events                        

March 

3,034

Month Fewest Divorces Occurred 

Number of Events                         

February                                

 2,268

Month Most Divorces Occurred

Number of Events                        

March 

 

3,034

Month Fewest Divorces Occurred 

Number of Events                         

February                                

 

2,268

Month Most Divorces Occurred      

Number of Events                        

March 

 

3,034

Month Fewest Divorces Occurred 

Number of Events                         

February                                

 

2,268

Illinois' Most Popular Baby Names

Jacob, Michael, Matthew, and Daniel. Emily, Hannah, Jessica and Grace. Illinois parents find these names to their liking. These boy and girl names have dominated the list of the state's most popular baby names since 1980. The top 25 boy and girl names are here in order by popularity. 

Boys

Order 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
1

Jacob

1,640

Jacob
1466

Michael
1,439

Michael
1,358

Jacob
1,276

Jacob
1,131 

2

Michael
1,553

Michael
1,461

Jacob
1,405

Jacob
1,274

Michael
1273

Michael
1,123

3

Matthew
1,420

Matthew
1,362

Matthew
1,164

Daniel
1,106

Daniel
1,160

Daniel
1,076

4

Daniel
1,269

Daniel
1,175

Daniel
1,151

Joseph
1,084

Anthony
1,058

Alexander
1,006

5

Nicholas
1,211

Nicholas
1,155

Joshua
1,063

Anthony
1,078

Joshua
1,036

Matthew
987

6

Joseph
1,149

Joshua
1,127

Nicholas
1,035

Matthew
1,076

Alexander
1,020

Joseph
967

7

Joshua
1,123

Anthony

1,033

Anthony
999

Joshua
1,022

Matthew
1,013

Joshua
956

8

Anthony
1,017

Joseph
1,030

Joseph
991

Alexander
1,009

Joseph
944

Anthony
937

9

Andrew
991

Andrew
972

Alexander
979

Andrew
995

Andrew
933

Andrew
881

10

Ryan
974

Alexander
950

Andrew
971

Nicholas
974

Nicholas
916

Ryan
862

11

Alexander
944

David
929

Ethan
929

Ryan
958

Ryan
902

Ethan
838

12

Christopher
940

Christopher
910

Tyler
860

David
878

Ethan
871

David
832

13

John
935

John
882

David
848

Tyler
847

David
864

Nicholas
827

14

Tyler
935

Ryan
867

John
846

Ethan
844

William
832

John
768

15

David
873

Tyler
852

Ryan
839

William
785

Tyler
815

William
765

16

Brandon
860

William
844

William
822

Christopher
767

Christopher
773

Tyler
735

17

Zachary
815

Zachary
832

Christopher
764

John
764

John
734

Christopher
722

18

Jonathan
768

Brandon
758

Jonathan
749

Nathan
707

James
705

Nathan
711

19

William
762

Jonathan
750

Brandon
728

James
691

Nathan
698

Jack
670

20

Justin
756

Ethan
746

Benjamin
715

Zachary
687

Jonathan
665

Benjamin
644

21

Benjamin
740

James
728

Zachery
710

Benjamin
668

Benjamin
663

Jonathan
625

22

James
731

Benjamin
687

James
674

Samuel
650

Samuel
640

Christian
600

23

Kevin
694

Kevin
675

Nathan
648

Brandon
638

Jack
639

James
591

24

Ethan
692

Samuel
675

Kevin
628

Dylan
634

Dylan
615

Samuel
588

25

Christian
691

Dylan
665

Samuel
628

Kevin
629

Zachary
610

Brandon
571

Girls

Order 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
1

Emily
1,205

Emily
1,182

Emily
1,117

Emily
1,132

Emily
1,094

Emily
1,015

2

Hannah
1,041

Hannah
882

Emma
838

Emma
1,046

Emma
885

Emma
840

3

Jessica
843

Jessica
793

Madison
792

Olivia
808

Olivia
797

Olivia
797

4

Alexis
841

Grace
778

Olivia
790

Abigail
793

Abigail
748

Isabella
735

5

Samantha
816

Madison
763

Grace
775

Grace
777

Madison
732

Abigail
721

6

Grace
762

Samantha
763

Hannah
771

Madison
736

Grace
717

Ava
643

7

Elizabeth
739

Abigail
738

Abigail
735

Elizabeth
686

Isabella
679

Grace
642

8

Ashley
733

Alexis
727

Ashley
667

Alexis
680

Ashley
661

Samantha
607

9

Madison
715

Elizabeth
710

Samantha
661

Hannah
659

Elizabeth
641

Elizabeth
596

10

Sarah
694

Olivia
666

Alexis
651

Ashley
644

Samantha
604

Mia
591

11

Kayla
656

Ashley
658

Elizabeth
636

Isabella
614

Hannah
592

Hannah
586

12

Lauren
653

Emma
656

Jessica
630

Samantha
592

Sarah
572

Hannah
586

13

Alyssa
651

Sarah
652

Alyssa
574

Jessica
582

Alexis
557

Sophia
566

14

Olivia
646

Alyssa
621

Sarah
570

Sarah
582

Alyssa
523

Ashley
559

15

Emma
624

Kayla
593

Isabella
568

Kayla
542

Jessica
497

Natalie
520

16

Abigail
607

Taylor
580

Lauren
537

Alyssa
532

Sophia
480

Alexis
489

17

Taylor
600

Lauren
561

Kayla
526

Lauren
479

Anna
477

Ella
443

18

Megan
573

Anna
516

Taylor
491

Brianna
471

Natalie
453

Alyssa
420

19

Brianna
533

Jennifer
511

Anna
479

Anna
460

Lauren
450

Jessica
420

20

Jennifer
516

Megan
504

Brianna
459

Natalie
456

Mia
432

Lauren
411

21

Anna
490

Brianna
484

Natalie
443

Sophia
454

Kayla
426

Sarah
404

22

Rachel
477

Nicole
462

Jennifer
428

Taylor
407

Ava
418

Anna
395

23

Sydney
476

Julia
460

Megan
428

Jennifer
406

Brianna
403

Julia
390

24

Natalie
471

Sydney
455

Sophia
414

Julia
396

Julia
399

Alexandra
372

25

Nicole
459

Rachel
432

Sydney
400

Mia
393

Ella
387

Kayla
360