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Best of the Web: Reference » Names

  • This is a custom made program that displays information from the Social Security Administration in a dynamic visual graph form. It requires a Java enabled browser to work.
  • The etymology and history of first names.
  • See how popular a first name or last name was in the 1990 Census.
  • Provides most popular baby names by decade, state and gender. Names are searchable for popularity listing from 1990 to the present.

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