Old-fashioned names

I came across a fun link on a post from one of my regular feeds, which gives story ideas to journalists for the next day’s paper. The US Social Security Administration actually lets you look at the popularity of names over time, so I put mine in over the past 100 years.

The Y axis is popularity ranking, and the X axis is the year. I was #56 when I was born, already about 50 years past my name’s peak at #6 in 1934.

The popularity of my name over time