How Popular is Your Name? – MyHeritage March 17, 2021

I saw this on MyHeritage recently – How Popular is Your Name?: https://blog.myheritage.com/2021/03/baby-name-boom-or-bust-the-popularity-of-a-name/. Much longer article. I included broad topic categories below.

 by Esther March 17, 2021 Family History

According to the US Census Bureau, there are over 5000 different first names in the US alone, this means that your name is unlikely to be as unique as you once thought. 

According to the US Census Bureau, there are over 5000 different first names in the US alone, this means that your name is unlikely to be as unique as you once thought. 

Your first name sticks with you for your entire life. And just like everything else, names gain popularity and lose popularity throughout time, eventually reaching possible extinction. 

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19th Century Names 

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20th-century names 

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Futuristic First Names

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Methodology

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