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WEBSITE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health
South Dakota Department of Health

Selected South Dakota Vital Statistics, 2019

NATALITY

Oldest father: 69

Youngest father: 15

Smallest live birth: 1 lb. 2 oz.

Oldest mother: 51

Youngest mother: 14

Largest live birth: 12 lb. 2 oz.

 

MOST POPULAR NAMES FOR INFANTS

Boys' Names

Liam
Oliver
Asher
Hudson
Lincoln
Wyatt
Jack
Elijah
Noah
Theodore

Number

62
51
41
39
39
39
38
36
36
35

Girls' Names

Harper

Emma
Ava
Olivia
Charlotte
Amelia
Nora
Evelyn
Sophia
Mila

Number

55
53
49
42
40
36
35
34
30
27

 

MORTALITY

Oldest male decedent: 106 Oldest female decedent: 108

 

DIVORCE

Longest duration of a marriage ending in a divorce: 57 years

Note: All events are for South Dakota residents.
Source: South Dakota Department of Health, Office of Health Statistics

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