America’s top-10 list of popular baby names paints a portrait of cultural continuity. And it’s a lie.
The top baby names in each US state reveal trends that unite the country, and differences that give each region its own local flavor.
Just in: the official ranking of the most popular baby names in the USA for the year 2021.
There’s a new addition to the Namerology family, and it’s name-nerd nirvana
There’s more to being distinctive than just rarity, as these 24 baby names show.
What are the most popular baby names of the past 100 years? Trends come and go, but has the big picture changed?
The Age of Olives marches on! Oliver and Olivia continued their reign as the #1 names in England and Wales in the year 2020. That marks five straight years of dominance for the matching pair, a sign of the power of sound in modern baby name style. On the girls’ […]
There are far, far more names than we imagine. The usual 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 were literally unique?
A French genealogy site offers the chance to look at four centuries of baby name popularity. What new questions can such a long view answer?
A social media thread makes the case that a name can be extraordinary not despite its steady use, but because of it.