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This directory contains the code and data behind the story Dear Mona, What’s The Most Common Name In America?

The main script file is most-common-name.R

There are four input files:

And five output files:

Data source: https://github.com/fivethirtyeight/data/blob/master/most-common-name/surnames.csv

This data as json

rowid name rank count prop100k cum_prop100k pctwhite pctblack pctapi pctaian pct2prace pcthispanic
100 FISHER 100 210279 77.95 17114.05 84.59 11.28 0.42 0.71 1.42 1.58
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