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Nametrix 2.1

We've just launched a huge upgrade to Nametrix and are excited to hear what you all think.

It's been a lot of fun building and playing with the new features. Is there something else you would like to see? Got any other comments? Post a review, send a tweet, and/or shoot us an e-mail!

What's New

  • More names. Added 10,000!
  • Countries. Where is the name most common?
  • Search filter. Search by popularity, trends, location, and more.
  • Siblings. What brother/sister names go with this one?
  • Tags. What are some interesting characteristics of the name?

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App Store Description

Fun, unique, and powerful - an incredible baby names app!

• View origins & meanings
• Hear pronunciations
• View countries where each name is most common
• See similar names (e.g., you might like Sophia if you like Isabella)
• 100-year popularity graphs
• Name rankings by year
• Names for brothers/sisters
• Name variations
• Tags (e.g., Unisex, On Fire)
• Interactive popularity heat map
• Political party leanings
• Profession leanings
• Stripper name or not?
• Save and sort your favorites
• Share on Facebook, Twitter, etc.

Nametrix is chock full of real-world, data-driven analysis unrivaled by any other app, website, book, or anything else.

A sampling of what you'll find:

• Emma's most commonly found in Sweden, the UK, and Australia
• In the US, popularity peaked in 2003, but it's peaking again now
• It's currently the most popular name for girls in the US
• It's a vintage name, first popular in the early 1900s
• Other names you might like: Hannah, Abigail, Olivia, Lily
• Potential names for brothers: Samuel, Aiden, Noah, Marcus
• Variants include Ema, Emmah, Emme
• It's currently most popular in the southeastern part of the US
• Emmas have historically gravitated to creative professions such as Singer-songwriter
• Emmas have historically tended to be Democrats in the US
• Emma is not at all a "stripper name"

Top names for plumbers:
#1 Casey
#2 Salvatore
#3 Vernon
#4 Clifford
#5 Vincent

Top names for playwrights:
#1 August
#2 Hannah
#3 Jules
#4 Anton
#5 Duncan

As for other professions, can you guess what Lexus, Stormie, Chastity, and Bambi have in common?

Featured on Good Morning America,, New York Times, Babble, Mashable, Disney Baby, Babyology,, CafeMom, USA Today, The Daily Dot, and many more.


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