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Where Are the Classic Names Now?

July 23, 2019 Namerology 2 min read 1 Comment

The mighty have fallen. The names that ruled over the English-speaking world for centuries have been deposed, and I can prove it with a single chart. Take a look at this past vs. present view of some classic names, 1900 vs. 2018: The 2018 column shows the number of American […]

Pearl Harbor in Baby Names

March 15, 2019 LauraWattenberg 2 min read 2 Comments

On December 7, 1941, the world shifted: the Japanese bombing of a U.S. domestic naval base brought America into World War II. You can see the country’s move to wartime thinking play out in pre vs. post-Pearl Harbor baby names. What’s more, you can see direct echoes of the attack […]

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