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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
20 WHITE 20 639515 237.07 7470.4 67.91 27.38 0.39 1.01 1.76 1.55
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