This article on the changing popularity of male names since 1880 is based on Popular Baby Names, the Social Security Administration database described in the preceeding article. Details on the layout of the following table can be found there. In general, male names are far less subject to fashion than female names, often persisting for decades.
Eckler, A. Ross
"Changing Fashions in Names for Boys,"
Word Ways: Vol. 44
, Article 18.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol44/iss2/18