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Unisex Names: aging_curve.csv

This directory contains the code and data behind the story The Most Common Unisex Names In America: Is Yours One Of Them?

The script unisex_names.R generates the data in unisex_names_table.csv, which contains the over 900 names given to each sex at least one-third of the time and with a minimum of 100 people. It has the following variables:

Header Definition
name First names from the Social Security Administration
total Total number of living Americans with the name
male_share Percentage of people with the name who are male
female_share Percentage of people with the name who are female
gap Gap between male_share and female_share

Data license: CC Attribution 4.0 License · Data source: fivethirtyeight/data on GitHub

12 rows

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Link rowid decade age male female male_perct female_perct
1 1900 113 0 0 0.0 0.0
2 1910 103 45 318 0.00045 0.00318
3 1920 93 4154 11403 0.04154 0.11402999999999999
4 1930 83 28836 44336 0.28836 0.44336000000000003
5 1940 73 58728 70955 0.58728 0.70955
6 1950 63 78170 86389 0.7817 0.8638899999999999
7 1960 53 87064 92468 0.87064 0.92468
8 1970 43 92710 95619 0.9271 0.95619
9 1980 33 96010 97619 0.9601 0.97619
10 1990 23 97802 98570 0.9780200000000001 0.9857
11 2000 13 99003 99178 0.99003 0.9917799999999999
12 2010 3 99348 99449 0.9934799999999999 0.99449

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CREATE TABLE "unisex-names/aging_curve" (
"decade" INTEGER,
  "age" INTEGER,
  "male" INTEGER,
  "female" INTEGER,
  "male_perct" REAL,
  "female_perct" REAL
)
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