A longitudinal dataset containing the top-100 baby girl and top-100 baby boy names over the period 1904 to 1994.

rankings

Format

A data frame with 1,900 observations on 4 variables.

name

A name.

year

A year (1904-1994). Rankings are based upon births within that decade.

rank

Rank of the name within decade.

sex

Sex, M for male and F for female.

Source

Office of National Statistics. 2016. Top 100 Baby Names Historical Data.

Details

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

See also