This package contains three datasets provided by the USA social security administration:
babynames: For each year from 1880 to 2017, the number of children of each sex given each name. All names with more than 5 uses are given. (Source: http://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/limits.html)
applicants: The number of applicants for social security numbers (SSN) for each year for each sex. (Source: http://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/numberUSbirths.html)
lifetables: Cohort life tables data (Source: http://www.ssa.gov/oact/NOTES/as120/LifeTables_Body.html)
It also includes the following data set from the US Census:
births: Number of live births by year, up to 2017. (Source: an Excel spreadsheet from the Census that has since been removed from their website and https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr66/nvsr66_01.pdf)
Please note that the ‘babynames’ project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By contributing to this project, you agree to abide by its terms.