View Full Version : The Baby Name Wizard

22-03-2005, 08:54 PM
Type in your (or any) name (http://babynamewizard.com/namevoyager/lnv0105.html) and see how popular it is (or was) at any point over the last century.

22-03-2005, 08:57 PM
My name was the highest in the 1940s. And there are 10,000 babies currently named Richard.

22-03-2005, 08:57 PM
would be pretty cool but the link don't work for me.

23-03-2005, 01:17 AM
the sites cool...my sister told me about it aweek ago though

23-03-2005, 02:47 AM
My name was awesome in the 40s. It's ranked 309 in 2003

23-03-2005, 02:55 AM
Mine was popular in the 50's. Ranked 69 in 2003. Hmm, kinky.

23-03-2005, 03:20 AM
my middle name >*

Stephen (first name):
Rank: 20 in 1950's(highest)
129 in 2003(current/lowest)

Michael (middle name):
1 in 50s-90s (highest)
2 in 2003 (current)
49 in 1920 (lowest)

i win

23-03-2005, 09:11 AM
Jethro's never been popular. Wonder why. After backspacing to "Jet", Jett was ranked 621 in 2003... Jett???

23-03-2005, 09:57 AM
Rank 115 in 2003?

Obviously there is a demand for loud mouth arseholes who frequent pubs and other assorted drinking establishments.

23-03-2005, 10:07 AM
Wow, I think William is the most popular name over the last century.

23-03-2005, 10:26 AM
I presume this is an American study? And henceforth its a pile of crap?

23-03-2005, 11:24 AM
Hmm, I expected my name'd be quite popular (which I'm not sure is a good thing), because we've done something like this before, in school, a few years back. Here are my ratings (and anyone else who's called Hannah!!):

2003 Ranking: 4th
(and I'll have you know that approx. 5,500 per 1 million babies in 03 was named Hannah. Or rather, that site'll have you know :p)

1990s Ranking: 16th.

Basically, my name was so not popular during 40s/50s/60s, before then it was sorta popular, and since the 70's it's literally shot-up in popularity to where it is now. However, as apoggy said, this is probably an American study, and in the one we did at school I was taught that Hannah was a consistently popular name and was something like 2nd throughout the 50s. This study definately contradicts that notion. Oh well...

My other name's Jane, and the highest ranking that reached was 40, in the, er, 40s.

EDIT: Erm, is anyone a bit worried that "Jesus" ranks 67 in 2003? All those below that should feel very ashamed.

23-03-2005, 11:45 AM
I'm not worried since in the Bible, the name Jethro (father in law of Moses if anyone cares) appears before the name Jesus. Go me.

23-03-2005, 11:58 AM
I'm not worried since in the Bible, the name Jethro (father in law of Moses if anyone cares) appears before the name Jesus. Go me.

Woo!! I like the name Jethro by the way..I think it's cool, and unusual which makes it more cool, if ya get me. :)

26-03-2005, 09:29 AM
My name wasn't even in there but i know it's a name because firstly i have it, secondly when i search the word Nichelle on google it coems up with a small list of people named it and 3rdly it's on www.babynamesworld.com

26-03-2005, 10:32 AM

That site is depressing. Great meaning, shit reception.

26-03-2005, 11:21 AM
on babynamesworl.com, my name's rating is 2/5, well they either got MARINEL or MARIN (not Marine), both meaning "of the sea" which I haven't got myself before :P and both suitable for two gender (I had really no idea).

the site hasselbrad posted doesn't work for got but I only met 2 Marine, in my entire life, one when I was about 9 at school, and the other one at university, which is funny,I don't think she got we were 2 Marine, coz everytime the professor interrogate me and said Marine (looking at me) she doesn't get it and answer. Well if the oral wasn't 20% of my note, that would be funny.

PS: there was a Marin in "Something's gotta give", quite funny to hear for 2 hours your name in a movie

26-03-2005, 12:23 PM
My name was ranked 15th in the 60's, and apparently in 2003 there are only 500-600 babies named Scott.

And did you know that 48% of people on Babynamesworld thinks my name is excellent?

26-03-2005, 12:29 PM
Hmm...BabyNamesWorld.com rates Hannah as 4/5. And Jane also as 4/5. So I guess it's all good. And I knew that Hannah means "grace of god", but apparently Jane means "God is gracious". So, um, basically the same thing. ;) Oh well, I guess I am ye ole holy one. :) Bow. :p 49% of people who voted on Hannah rated it "excellent", and 55% for Jane.

EDIT: Scott, I like the name Scott! :D

26-03-2005, 12:38 PM

highest in 90's- 8th

lowest in 60's

26-03-2005, 01:55 PM
stupid, I didn't get that it needed Java, anyway I got it and my name isn't in the list, my middle name isn't in th list (which doesn't surprise me) the closest to my name is MARINA

26-03-2005, 06:14 PM
There about 2,700 babies with the name of Luis, which is the highest it's been.