Trends and Anomalies in the Names of 1.5 Million Babies by Darkhorse Analytics

Looking for a unique baby name? How about some strange ones? Ones you can use in Scrabble, or ones that show up in the Bible?

This visualization walks through some trends and oddities in the names of the 1.5 million babies born in Alberta, Canada between 1980 and 2013.

It also provides an exploration tool at the end where you can find rare to popular names with additional filters (like Scrabble-able).

Quick examples: "Wind", "Chaos", and "Golden" are some real, chosen first names.

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