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Explore usage of old testament names

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+# Bibical naming trends
+
+oldt <- scan("old-testament.txt", "")
+bnames <- read.csv("baby-names.csv")
+
+oldt_names <- bnames[bnames$name %in% oldt, ]
+
+library(plyr)
+oldt_sum <- ddply(oldt_names, .(year, sex), function(df)
+ data.frame(percent = sum(df$percent), n = nrow(df)))
+
+library(ggplot2)
+qplot(year, percent, data = oldt_sum, colour = sex, geom = "line")
+qplot(year, n, data = oldt_sum, colour = sex, geom = "line")
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+
+total <- ddply(oldt_names, .(sex, name), colwise(sum, "percent"))
+total[order(-total$percent)[1:20], ]
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+# http://www.geocities.com/edgarbook/names/lists/oldtest.html
+Aaron
+Abdiel
+Abel
+Abner
+Abraham
+Abram
+Absalom
+Adaliah
+Adam
+Adiel
+Adlai
+Adriel
+Ahab
+Amasa
+Amos
+Ariel
+Asa
+Azariah
+Baruch
+Benjamin
+Caleb
+Cyrus
+Daniel
+Darius
+David
+Ebenezer
+Eleazar
+Eli
+Elihu
+Elijah
+Elisha
+Elkanah
+Enoch
+Enos
+Ephraim
+Esau
+Ethan
+Ezekiel
+Ezra
+Gabriel
+Gershom
+Gideon
+Gomer
+Ham
+Hezekiah
+Hiram
+Hosea
+Ichabod
+Immanuel
+Ira
+Isaac
+Isaiah
+Ishmael
+Israel
+Jabez
+Jacob
+Jared
+Japheth
+Jedidiah
+Jehu
+Jephthah
+Jeremiah
+Jesse
+Jethro
+Joab
+Job
+Joel
+Jonathan
+Jonah
+Joseph
+Joshua
+Josiah
+Judah
+Lemeul
+Levi
+Malachi
+Manasseh
+Melchisadek
+Methuselah
+Micah
+Michael
+Mordecai
+Moses
+Nahum
+Nathan
+Nathaniel
+Nebuchadnezzar
+Nehemiah
+Noah
+Obadiah
+Omri
+Phineas
+Raphael
+Reuben
+Salathiel
+Samson
+Samuel
+Saul
+Seth
+Simeon
+Solomon
+Uriah
+Zachary
+Zebadiah
+Zechariah
+Zedekiah
+Zephania
+Abigail
+Abishag
+Adah
+Aphra
+Asenath
+Bathsheba
+Bethiah
+Beulah
+Deborah
+Delilah
+Dinah
+Elisheba
+Elizabeth
+Esther
+Eve
+Hagar
+Hannah
+Hephzibah
+Huldah
+Jael
+Jemima
+Jerusha
+Jezebel
+Judith
+Karenhappuch
+Keturah
+Kezia
+Leah
+Mara
+Mehetabel
+Miriam
+Naomi
+Rebecca
+Rebekah
+Rachel
+Rachael
+Ruth
+Sarah
+Zillah
+Zilpah

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