January 17, 2022

New: Social Security Administration Releases iPhone App With 130 Years of Popular Baby Name Info

The Social Security Administration compiles records of baby names and just last week released their annual list of the most popular names of 2010.

Today, we’ve learned about their new and free Baby Name Playroom iPhone app.

From a USA.gov Web Page:

Search the most popular baby names of the past 130 years using official Social Security data.  You can browse names, search a particular name, or choose the “Surprise Me” button.


– Browse or search over 130 years of baby name data — over 45,000 unique names!
– Save your own favorite names list and share them on Facebook, Twitter, or via an email
– View baby name popularity trends
– Play our trivia game to test your baby name knowledge
– View government-approved baby and family related services and information

Direct to iTunes App Store (With Screen Caps)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.