Full baby name data from 1997 to 2018 for Northern Ireland from the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency.

nibabynames

Format

A data frame with 20,500 observations on 6 variables.

year

A year (1997-2018).

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: Northern Ireland.

Source

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency. 2021. Baby Names Statistics Boys and Girls.

Examples

library(ggplot2) library(dplyr) nibabynames %>% filter(name == "Joseph") %>% ggplot(aes(x = year, y = n)) + geom_line() + labs( title = "Popularity of the name `Joseph` in Northern Ireland", x = "Year", y = "Number of babies" )