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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 · About: simonw/fivethirtyeight-datasette

This data as json, copyable

rowid decade age male female male_perct female_perct
5 1940 73 58728 70955 0.58728 0.70955
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