There are certain baby names that remain popular regardless of the year (Johns and Emilys of the world, we鈥檙e looking at you) and then there are those that are much more reflective of a particular time in history 鈥 your grandma鈥檚 name may be a good example. And while dear old granny鈥檚 moniker may seem dated now, it may have been super popular when she was young. To help show how the popularity of your name has changed since your birth year, TIME has created an interactive tool which uses the Social Security Administration鈥檚 extensive name records to show where your name ranked during your birth year and what it might be had you been born today.


To start all you have to do is input your name, birth year and gender. After I added all my information, TIME told me my name was the 289th most popular girl鈥檚 name during my birth year and that if I was born in 2014 my name likely would have been Eloise.

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Going a little further back in history, the tool also shows you what your name would have been during every decade from the 2000s all the way back to the 1890s. Had I been born in the 鈥80s you might be calling me Tammie. And if I was a 鈥20s baby I鈥檇 probably be going by Verla. To see how your name stands the test of time head on over to TIME鈥檚 website.

What was your favorite historical name that TIME matched you with? Share with us in the comments below.