Britney versus Jordan: the fickle correlation of celebrity and baby names

by Stephen Tall on April 28, 2012

Here’s a graph that neatly illustrates the power of celebrity… From the fantastic geek-curiosity that is the England & Wales Baby Names website, tracking the popularity of names given to babies from 1996-2010, here’s the graph for the name ‘Britney’:

Of course the value of a celebrity name can go down as well as up — as this graph illustrates has happened with ‘Jordan’:

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