Compile Excel spreadsheet containing researched information and meanings of the top 2000 most popular names in the United States.
Starting with the list of top 2000 most popular American baby names, research and compile a spreadsheet of the name, meaning, origin and gender for each name. This information is widely available on several websites, including wikipedia.
Anyone who is comfortable writing a data collection script should be able to knock this out in minutes.
To obtain the list of 2000 names, visit [url removed, login to view] and scroll down to “Popular Names by Birth Year” and select “top 1000” for 2006. This will give you a listing of the top 1000 male and top 1000 female names.
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Summary of Deliverable:
Provide an Excel spreadsheet and CSV file containing the following columns, with a row for each name.
- Full Meaning
- Short Meaning
- Notable famous people with this name