How to name a baby

A fascinating, in-depth look at the science of names, including variations by region, generation, and even political affiliation. It makes sense that the most popular names often skip a generation; by the time all the people sharing once-trendy names get old enough, they seek out rarer names to differentiate their kids (who in turn will get older, tire of their now-common names, and seek new ones for their kids).

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