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The Baby Name Color Wheel

September 21, 2021 LauraWattenberg 2 min read 3 Comments

Many babies share their names with colors. But which colors?  What color names are given most to babies? Do American baby names span the rainbow? And have our hue choices changed over time? These seem like straightforward questions, but color usually takes a backseat to other word-name themes. The problem […]

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Beyond the Stats: a Hidden World of Names

September 6, 2021 LauraWattenberg 3 min read 5 Comments

There are far, far more names than we imagine. Last year, over 30,000 different names were recorded in the US national baby name statistics. Yet those stats only include names given to 5 or more boys or girls in a single year. What about the ultra-rare names? How many names […]