Top50BabyNames: Baby name popularity densities for 50 male and 50 female...

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Baby name popularity densities, obtained by smoothing year-to-year popularity indices from 1950 to 2016, after normalization to have integral equal to 1. The top 50 names, in absolute popularity, are included for each gender.


A list with two variables


grid of years between 1950 and 2016, of length 67.


list of length two, corresponding to male (dens$male) and female(dens$female) names. Each is a 67-by-50 matrix of density estimates, where each column corresponds to a unique baby name given by the corresponding column name.


Data from the R package babynames, originally from the US Social Security Administration

fdadensity documentation built on Dec. 5, 2019, 9:07 a.m.