Name popularity by state, animated by year

Posted to Maps  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

Using baby name data from the Social Security Administration, Brian Rowe made this straightforward interactive that lets you search a name to see how its regional popularity changed over over time.

Name by state


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