This package contains five datasets:
ewbabynames: For each year from 1996 to 2019, the number of children of each sex given each name in England and Wales. All names with more than 3 uses are included. Provided by the UK Office of National Statistics.
nibabynames: For each year from 1997 to 2018, the number of children of each sex given each name in Northern Ireland. Provided by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency.
scotbabynames: For each year from 1974 to 2020, the number of children of each sex given each name in Scotland. Provided by the National Records of Scotland.
ukbabynames: Each of the above datasets is bound into one dataset with an added nation column based on which dataset it came from.
rankings: A longitudinal dataset containing the top-100 baby girl and top-100 baby boy names over the period 1904 to 1994 (in England and Wales only).
It is inspired by Hadley Wickham’s babynames package.