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Network analysis of the social and demographic influences on name choice within the UK (1838-2016)

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Chosen names reflect changes in societal values, personal tastes and cultural diversity. Vogues in name usage can be easily shown on a case by case basis, by plotting the rise and fall in their popularity over time. However, individual name choices are not made in isolation and trends in naming are better understood as group-level phenomena. Here we use network analysis to examine onomastic (name) datasets in order to explore the influences on name choices within the UK over the last 170 year...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0205759

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9341-2562
Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS One Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
10
Pages:
e0205759
Publication date:
2018-10-31
Acceptance date:
2018-10-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Pubs id:
pubs:938374
URN:
uri:16ef9297-9ba4-470d-8f4c-044ff7e4a3a0
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uuid:16ef9297-9ba4-470d-8f4c-044ff7e4a3a0
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pubs:938374
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English
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