U.S. Baby Names By State

A comprehensive list of frequencies of baby names in the U.S, listed by year and 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 represents the number of babies recorded with a given name in a given state during the given year.

Examples

Basic Examples

Retrieve the ResourceObject:

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

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

Plot the popularity of a name over time:

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DateListPlot[
 Select[ResourceData["U.S. Baby Names By State"], 
   StringMatchQ[#Name, "Albert"] && #State == 
      Entity["AdministrativeDivision", {"NewYork", 
        "UnitedStates"}] && #Gender == "Male" &][
  All, {#Year, #Number} &]]
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See which states have the most "Game of Thrones" fans:

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GeoRegionValuePlot[
 Total /@ GroupBy[
    Select[ResourceData["U.S. Baby Names By State"], 
     StringMatchQ[#Name, "Khaleesi" | "Daenerys"] &], #State &][All, 
   All, #Number &]]
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Wolfram Research, "U.S. Baby Names By State" from the Wolfram Data Repository. (2016) https://doi.org/10.24097/wolfram.15960.data

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