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U.S. Baby Name Trends By State

A comprehensive list of time series for baby names in the U.S, listed by state, since 1910

Originator: Social Security Administration

This dataset contains information on the popularity of most baby names in use in the U.S. since 1910. Each column offers a time series representing fluctations of frequency in use of a given name in a given state.

Examples

Basic Examples

Retrieve the ResourceObject:

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ResourceObject["U.S. Baby Name Trends By State"]
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View the data:

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RandomSample[ResourceData["U.S. Baby Name Trends By State"], 5]
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Visualization

Show which U.S. states had the highest fraction of babies named for a Game of Thrones character in 2014:

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GeoRegionValuePlot[
 Rule @@@ ResourceData["U.S. Baby Name Trends By State"][
    Select[#Name == "Khaleesi" && #Gender == "Female" &]][
   All, {#State, #Fraction["LastValue"]} &], MissingStyle -> White]
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Wolfram Research, "U.S. Baby Name Trends By State" from the Wolfram Data Repository (2016) https://doi.org/10.24097/wolfram.41262.data

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