Danish newborn names - Peter is out!

Yesterday Statistic Denmark released data showing what names are the most popular in Denmark. My name (Peter) is at the top of the list as the most used name in the male population right now and I wanted to see if I can expect this trend to continue - therefore I found similar data showing what parents are naming their new born babies today compared to 10 years ago. This also allowed me to show a way of comparing the rank of two similar lists in a line graph.

As you can see Peter is not even on the list. Instead the visualization shows that former popular names such as Nikolaj and Rasmus is now out and replaced by e.g. Liam (maybe because of this guy) and Oscar - the newcommers in 2013. When looking at the girls Sofia and Isabella are the new names on the block.

Check out the viz

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