Names at Wagar High School

This analysis of names at Wagar High School was done with Prelude yearbooks from 1965 to 2004 (not 1983, 1984, or 2005), ~8500 names in all (so far). You can do your own searches here:

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Family Names

Honorable mentions to:

    238 *stein* (anywhere in name)
    203 *stein (at end of name)
    119 *vitch (at end of name)
    177 *vitch + vich + vitz + vits + vici (variations)
    624 *man
    226 *berg

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Given Names

Variations:

     37 Alan, 40 Allan, 13 Allen, 6 Alain
     66 Stephen, 76 Steven, 21 Steve
     30 Larry, 23 Lawrence, 8 Laurence

The rise and the fall of...

    Gary (but look, 4 in 1976 and 3 in 1978!)
    Shari (what happened in 1961?)

Watch the rise of Jennifer and Jason:

    Jennifer
    Jason

Nicknames

    nicknames
    hyphenated names
    hyphenated last names - very recent trend