Aug 28, 2022 - Energy & Environment
How hurricanes wreck baby names
After devastating Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Louisiana in 2005, 83% fewer babies were named Katrina in 2015 than in 2005, Axios data-visualization journalist Nicki Camberg found.
- Why it matters: Major hurricanes stick in the American public consciousness, with consequences for years to come.
The bottom line: The names of the deadliest U.S. mainland hurricanes all became much less popular in the years after landfall.