Sunday, May 24, 2015

The Biggest Losers (2014)

Seeing which names are rising is fun and all, but everything that goes up must come down....

Biggest ranking drops (2013 Top 500)--

Boys:
  1. Jacoby, -107 (#486 --> #593)
  2. Issac, -83 (#469 --> #552)
  3. Devon, -81 (#446 --> #527)
  4. Yahir, -81 (#480 --> #561)
  5. Trey, -75 (#405 --> #480)
  6. Rodrigo, -75 (#413 --> #488)
  7. Quentin, -65 (#406 --> #471)
  8. Drake, -63 (#285 --> #348)
  9. Randy, -63 (#447 --> #510)
  10. Taylor, -62 (#371 --> #433)
  11. Darius, -61 (#412 --> #473)
  12. Chris, -61 (#453 --> #514)
  13. Braylon, -60 (#318 --> #378)
  14. Trent, -58 (#440 --> #498)
  15. Jaxen, -58 (#492 --> #550)
  16. Talon, -57 (#497 --> #554)
  17. Justice, -56 (#475 --> #531)
  18. Tristen, -55 (#452 --> #507)
  19. Braydon, -55 (#472 --> #527)
  20. Curtis, -53 (#476 --> #529)

Girls:
  1. Miley, -405 (#387 --> #792)
  2. Joselyn, -146 (#473 --> #619)
  3. Sasha, -139 (#428 --> #567)
  4. Kaelyn, -133 (#441 --> #574)
  5. Addisyn, -132 (#402 --> #534)
  6. Jaylah, -124 (#233 --> #357)
  7. Audrina, -112 (#476 --> #588)
  8. Hanna, -106 (#377 --> #483)
  9. Alexia, -95 (#175 --> #270)
  10. Marissa, -94 (#378 --> #472)
  11. Jayden, -93 (#446 --> #539)
  12. Janiyah, -87 (#477 --> #564)
  13. Kaylin, -85 (#461 --> #546)
  14. Kyra, -84 (#401 --> #485)
  15. Katelynn, -79 (#488 --> #567)
  16. Karen, -75 (#416 --> #491)
  17. Danna, -74 (#469 --> #543)
  18. Kendra, -72 (#187 --> #259)
  19. Lexie, -72 (#490 --> #562)
  20. Briana, -69 (#350 --> #419)

And the biggest % drops:
  1. Jayden, -0.098% (0.733% --> 0.634%)
  2. Jacob, -0.075% (0.899% --> 0.823%)
  3. Joshua, -0.054% (0.584% --> 0.53%)
  4. Christian, -0.05% (0.463% --> 0.413%)
  5. Brayden, -0.047% (0.369% --> 0.322%)
  6. Ryan, -0.046% (0.49% --> 0.445%)
  7. Justin, -0.045% (0.241% --> 0.197%)
  8. Gavin, -0.045% (0.369% --> 0.324%)
  9. Tyler, -0.044% (0.329% --> 0.285%)
  10. Jase, -0.043% (0.227% --> 0.183%)
  11. Nathan, -0.042% (0.481% --> 0.439%)
  12. Anthony, -0.042% (0.608% --> 0.566%)
  13. Blake, -0.038% (0.28% --> 0.242%)
  14. Mason, -0.037% (0.879% --> 0.842%)
  15. Ethan, -0.037% (0.806% --> 0.769%)
  16. Bentley, -0.035% (0.267% --> 0.233%)
  17. Andrew, -0.033% (0.578% --> 0.545%)
  18. Christopher, -0.032% (0.538% --> 0.506%)
  19. Zachary, -0.031% (0.284% --> 0.253%)
  20. Landon, -0.031% (0.434% --> 0.403%)
  1. Sophia, -0.15% (1.104% --> 0.954%)
  2. Samantha, -0.045% (0.338% --> 0.293%)
  3. Nicole, -0.045% (0.174% --> 0.13%)
  4. Addison, -0.044% (0.402% --> 0.359%)
  5. Hannah, -0.042% (0.378% --> 0.336%)
  6. Isabella, -0.042% (0.916% --> 0.874%)
  7. Makayla, -0.039% (0.171% --> 0.132%)
  8. Emily, -0.035% (0.683% --> 0.648%)
  9. Kaylee, -0.033% (0.266% --> 0.233%)
  10. Alexia, -0.032% (0.095% --> 0.063%)
  11. Alexis, -0.032% (0.248% --> 0.216%)
  12. Nevaeh, -0.031% (0.247% --> 0.216%)
  13. Molly, -0.027% (0.16% --> 0.133%)
  14. Abigail, -0.027% (0.645% --> 0.618%)
  15. Natalie, -0.025% (0.389% --> 0.364%)
  16. Kendra, -0.025% (0.09% --> 0.065%)
  17. Hailey, -0.025% (0.262% --> 0.237%)
  18. Jaylah, -0.024% (0.071% --> 0.047%)
  19. Aubrey, -0.024% (0.415% --> 0.391%)
  20. Miley, -0.023% (0.042% --> 0.018%)

Aaaaand the biggest drops in relative frequency--how much more common these names were in 2013:
  1. Amare (1.6x)
  2. Bently (1.5x)
  3. Damion (1.5x)
  4. Benicio (1.4x)
  5. Isiah (1.4x)
  6. Antony (1.4x)
  7. Trevon (1.4x)
  8. Sylas (1.4x)
  9. Yitzchok (1.3x)
  10. Arian (1.3x)
  11. Jesiah (1.3x)
  12. Mikah (1.3x)
  13. Jordi (1.3x)
  14. Zachery (1.3x)
  15. Channing (1.3x)
  16. Dwayne (1.3x)
  17. Jael (1.3x)
  18. Gionni (1.3x)
  19. Xavi (1.3x)
  20. Drake (1.3x)
  1. Miley (2.3x)
  2. Jaylah (1.5x)
  3. Alexia (1.5x)
  4. Britney (1.5x)
  5. Yaretzy (1.5x)
  6. Karly (1.4x)
  7. Abbey (1.4x)
  8. Joselyn (1.4x)
  9. Sherlyn (1.4x)
  10. Kaya (1.4x)
  11. Kendra (1.4x)
  12. Emilie (1.4x)
  13. Yara (1.4x)
  14. Yamilet (1.4x)
  15. Courtney (1.4x)
  16. Nicole (1.3x)
  17. Estrella (1.3x)
  18. Hayleigh (1.3x)
  19. Amya (1.3x)
  20. Addisyn (1.3x)

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Bemusedly, I Relay.... (2014)

All the -lee sounding names from 2014, from most --> least common (most common spelling of each only).
Usual disclaimer: many are, of course, established names in English or other languages, but since they do (presumably) end in the -lee sound, they're being counted, as they do contribute (however slightly) to the trend.
  • Emily
  • Riley
  • Lily
  • Kaylee
  • Natalie
  • Hailey
  • Kylie
  • Paisley
  • Bailey
  • Ellie
  • Charlie
  • Ashley
  • Callie
  • Kinsley
  • Hadley
  • Carly
  • Kimberly
  • Brynlee
  • Molly
  • Marley
  • Kinley
  • Everly
  • Presley
  • Allie
  • Kali
  • Finley
  • Harley
  • Brylee
  • Mckinley
  • Leslie
  • Rosalie
  • Ainsley
  • Kensley
  • Braylee
  • Nayeli
  • Kenley
  • Annalee
  • Blakely
  • Kelly
  • Holly
  • Tenley
  • Adalee
  • Ansley
  • Raylee
  • Julie
  • Jaylee
  • Millie
  • Hallie
  • Maylee
  • Henley
  • Arely
  • Oakley
  • Miley
  • Jolie
  • Yareli
  • Amelie
  • Keeley
  • Zaylee
  • Berkley
  • Citlali
  • Angely
  • Araceli
  • Lynlee
  • Nellie
  • Shaylee
  • Adley
  • Tinsley
  • Bentley
  • Yaneli
  • Cecily
  • Whitley
  • Heavenly
  • Sally
  • Skylee
  • Shirley
  • Novalee
  • Janelly
  • Eisley
  • Amberly
  • Emberly
  • Hartley
  • Avalee
  • Coralie
  • Kaisley
  • Ailey
  • Jubilee
  • Magaly
  • Anjali
  • Brenley
  • Ily
  • Beverly
  • Waverly
  • Tilly
  • Billie
  • Makaylee
  • Taylee
  • Haisley
  • Raleigh
  • Aisley
  • Bradley
  • Hensley
  • Arleigh
  • Avonlea
  • Tylee
  • Ensley
  • Atley
  • Marely
  • Quinley
  • Karely
  • Italy
  • Lovely
  • Brantley
  • Greenlee
  • Quetzalli
  • Anayeli
  • Brinkley
  • Kingsley
  • Emsley
  • Sicily
  • Evalee
  • Leigh
  • Ridley
  • Wesley
  • Truly
  • Ripley
  • Bexley
  • Neely
  • Lailee
  • Denali
  • Nailea
  • Mallie
  • Renley
  • Tali
  • Shelly
  • Noely
  • Ollie
  • Idalie
  • Marilee
  • Mali
  • Blakley
  • Makinsley
  • Averly
  • Mariely
  • Polly
  • Dailey
  • Huntley
  • Nylee
  • Nashley
  • Zuly
  • Azalee
  • Jarely
  • Orly
  • Cylee
  • Brentley
  • Jennalee
  • Conley
  • Hinley
  • Kentley
  • Keslie
  • Wylie
  • Langley
  • Dally
  • Danelly
  • Zelie
  • Coley
  • Shanley
  • Taisley
  • Anyeli
  • Galilee
  • Atalie
  • Caralee
  • Zylee
  • Darely
  • Dolly
  • Lakely
  • Meztli
  • Sahalie
  • Breleigh
  • Timberly
  • Mayerly
  • Shylee
  • Sonali
  • Naraly
  • Tigerlily
  • Brooklee
  • Meli
  • Esli
  • Hanley
  • Hannaley
  • Wrigley
  • Yetzali
  • Lively
  • Madalee
  • Nazli
  • Yeily
  • Zolee
  • Huxley
  • Mackinley
  • Jesly
  • Valley
  • Dianely
  • Lylee
  • Mattingly
  • Anahli
  • Holy
  • Nollie
  • Ariely
  • Aurelie
  • Emerly
  • Jessalee
  • Katelee
  • Noralee
  • Pemberley
  • Soley
  • Chrisley
  • Thessaly
  • Aleli
  • Annleigh
  • Corley
  • Jadalee
  • Jakaylee
  • Loxley
  • Mahaley
  • Nephtalie
  • Asli
  • Brinsley
  • Daylee
  • Gracelee
  • Starlee
  • Yuli
  • Britlee
  • Chesley
  • Jazlee
  • Loralee
  • Merly
  • Yesly
  • Yorley
  • Benelli
  • Ceili
  • Chanley
  • Chaylee
  • Ivalee
  • Jehieli
  • Kemely
  • Knightley
  • Yardley
  • Aimsley
  • Aketzaly
  • Connelly
  • Darly
  • Hatley
  • Jiali
  • Maisley
  • Makylee
  • Penley
  • Shivali
  • Sibley
  • Siddalee
  • Thaily
  • Aidaly
  • Airlie
  • Annabellee
  • Gabbanelli
  • Heli
  • Kemberly
  • Kinberly
  • Nefeli
  • Ottilie
  • Seeley
  • Sully
  • Wakely
  • Akili
  • Crosley
  • Eztli
  • Faylee
  • Gabrielly
  • Graylee
  • Hurley
  • Insley
  • Isaly
  • Jashley
  • Maali
  • Matalie
  • Nirali
  • Pasleigh
  • Tlalli
  • Vaishali
  • Yali
  • Yameli
  • Yaresly
  • Yarieli
  • Zali
  • Aivley
  • Anaceli
  • Anarely
  • Baisley
  • Blakesley
  • Cristaly
  • Daniely
  • Francely
  • Gitanjali
  • Halleli
  • Jaisley
  • Jakylee
  • Jasly
  • Kerly
  • Morley
  • Radley
  • Romilly
  • Sarely
  • Staley
  • Wellsley
  • Wimberley
  • Yazlee
  • Yoali


Approximately 315 names, comprising 9.3% of girls.
(cut down from over 1400 -lee names/spellings)