When Was Your Name Most Popular?

When Was Your Name Most Popular?

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Tara Bellucci
Jan 5, 2016
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While there are certainly those who make questionable choices, most baby names rise and fall in popularity. There's a new interactive web toy that shows you when your name had its heyday.

AI researcher Randal Olson created the tool, showcasing the number of Americans born with any given name over the last 115 years, and also plots how many of those are still alive (spoiler: the Gertrudes of the 1910s are no longer with us).

(Image credit: Name Age Calculator)
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