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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.


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