Black line: # babies given name that year. Shaded area: # people from that year alive w/ that name as of Jan. 2015.
Download the data for the current chart or look up a random popular name.
Records prior to 1940 are estimates and should be taken with a grain of salt.
Records after 1985 are based on Social Security records and are quite reliable.
|Code and analysis by Randy Olson||Methods from FiveThirtyEight
Data from SSA.gov