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Subject: Re: Differing popularity info....
Author: Rene   (Authenticated as Rene)
Date: May 14, 2007 at 11:24:40 AM
Reply to: Differing popularity info.... by Flute
I still have the HTML file from my query of the SSA database regarding the 2005 data, for building my own name database. This file is from October 21, 2006. At *that* day Ella was ranked 22 and Anna was 23. If you go to the SSA site *now* and query the 2005 data, the two names are reversed.

Unfortunately the data in the older file is without number of births, so I cannot check the revisement theory...

I checked the boy names: There you have a change even higher up in the data: Last October Ryan was given as 13, followed by David on 14. Now the order is reversed.

So, whatever is going on, the phenomenon is real and maybe quite frequent.


Rene     www.AboutNames.ch

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