But can you find it on a souvenir bicycle license plate?
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“Amory” was too F. Scott Fitzgerald, “Enzo” too Europhilic.
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“Selby” was too Brooklyn, “Roman” too Polanski. And those are just the boy names.
"Baby naming has become an industry — with paid consultants, books, Web sites brimming with trend data, and academic studies exploring correlations between baby names and future success." Freakonomics
devoted a chapter to the study of baby-naming practices. The Social Security Administration
lists the popularity of baby names by year, with Major and Arya showing the biggest jumps in popularity from 2011 to 2012.