Six Decades of the Most Popular Girl’s Names State By State
There will always be those parents trying to pick the weird names for their kids, but for the most part Americans play it safe.
This animated map put together by the site Jezebel, based on data from the Social Security Administration, show the most popular baby names for girls by state, for babies born from 1960 through 2012, with the colors representing the most popular single name for that year.
And it also explains why I know 27 Jennifers.
Check out the animated map, or go year by year.