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

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.

(5 columns, 304918 rows)

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

License Information

Public Domain

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