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The Increasing Uniqueness of Paul

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Paul is 128 for 2004. The Social Security Adminstration’s list of the most popular baby names for 2004 has been released at their amusing website of first names. Paul came in at 128th most popular. A search across the history of Paul for the past 55 years shows that Paul was way up at 18 in 1950. The name hovered in the top 20 for 18 years hitting 15th at the most popular year (1958) before entering a steady decline which continues to this day.

The most popular for 2004? Jacob and Emily. In North Carolina, Emma and William are more popular than the top national choices.

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One Response to “The Increasing Uniqueness of Paul”

  1. WillR says:

    “Wil* [(*=rest of name ;-))] is not in the top 1000 names for any year.”

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