Full baby name data from 1974 to 2020 for Scotland from the National Records of Scotland.

scotbabynames

Format

A data frame with 248,420 observations on 6 variables.

year

A year (1974-2020).

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: Scotland.

Source

National Records of Scotland. 2021. Baby Names Statistics Boys and Girls.

Examples

library(ggplot2) library(dplyr) scotbabynames %>% filter(name == "Ava") %>% ggplot(aes(x = year, y = n)) + geom_line() + labs( title = "Popularity of the name `Ava` in England & Wales", x = "Year", y = "Number of babies" )