Full baby name data from 1996 to 2019 for England and Wales from the Office of National Statistics.

ewbabynames

Format

A data frame with 281,667 observations on 6 variables.

year

A year (1996-2019).

sex

Sex, M for male and F for female.

name

A name.

n

Count of name within year and sex.

rank

Rank of name within year and sex.

nation

Nation of data source: England & Wales.

Source

Office of National Statistics. 2021. Baby Names Statistics Girls. Office of National Statistics. 2021. Baby Names Statistics Boys.

Details

The data are released by the Office of National Statistics under the Open Government License v3.0.

See also

Examples


#> #> Attaching package: ‘dplyr’
#> The following objects are masked from ‘package:stats’: #> #> filter, lag
#> The following objects are masked from ‘package:base’: #> #> intersect, setdiff, setequal, union
ewbabynames %>% filter(name == "Nicholas") %>% ggplot(aes(x = year, y = n)) + geom_line() + labs( title = "Popularity of the name `Nicholas` in England & Wales", x = "Year", y = "Number of babies" )