September 16, 2010
NameVoyager: Baby Name Wizard Graph of Most Popular Baby NamesNameVoyager is an excellent example of a simple line graph that provides quick, meaningful information. Not only that, it's really cool too!
- Type a name and the graph updates.
- If there is more than one name, it will show all of the choices.
- Type a name and hit enter to show just that name.
- Mouse over the graph and you can see the rank in each decade.
Here's how my family turned out:
It looks like four of the six of us, those with the less popular names, had much more common names at the turn of the 20th century. What can I say? We're an old-fashioned family.