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[Facts] Braxton - popularity
I have a question about popularity of name Braxton. What happened that this name became more popular in 2012 in English-speaking countries (UK, Australia etc...)?
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I think that Braxton does show a big enough jump not only in Australia but also in New Zealand and England that there must have been some pop culture influence. However, this didn't apply to the USA. The reality TV show "Braxton Family Values" debuted in the USA in 2011. IF this show was then shown in other English-speaking countries starting in late 2011 or early 2012, it might partially account for this. But I have no idea if that program was available in Australia, NZ, and the UK. Someone from those countries would have to tell us.
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If you look at this, you see nothing really extraordindary in the US popularity of that name: A slow steady rise over many years, then a plateau, now a slow descent: only extraordinary thing that I can see is the big jump in Australia from 2011 to 2012. But well, rank 50 is still not especially high, so I am not sure there is an interesting question here ...
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