The Goat (羊/未 – unisex)

Boys
Kanji Romaji 1990 1991 1992 Percentages 90-91 91-92
拓未 Takumi 104 145 95 0.025% 0.045% 0.037% 83.286% -18.996%
未来 Mirai 41 32 32 0.010% 0.010% 0.012% 2.603% 23.638%
卓未 Takumi 7 9 2 0.002% 0.003% 0.001% 69.021% -72.525%
匠未 0 4 1 0.000% 0.001% .0004% debut -69.091%
琢未 5 2 2 0.001% .0006% .0008% -47.416% 23.638%
望未 Nozomi 5 1 2 .0012% .0003% .0008% -73.708% 147.275%
羊平 Yōhei 1 12 1 .0002% 0.004% .0004% 1477.53% -89.697%
羊太 Yōta 1 3 0 .0002% 0.001% 0.000% 294.382% -100.00%

Only two out of 8 names (highlighted in yellow) show a ‘rise up, fall below’ pattern that I’ve mentioned. All the other names show a wide range of results (e.g Mirai, where, percentage wise, it is increasing slightly, and Nozomi, where it fell in the year of the Goat but rose up slightly after that).

Girls
Kanji Romaji 1990 1991 1992 Percentages 90-91 91-92
未来 Mirai 1630 1040 935 0.408% 0.347% 0.385% -14.977% 10.912%
麻未 Mami 405 317 201 0.101% 0.106% 0.083% 4.303% -21.777%
真未 Ma(sa)mi 240 244 157 0.060% 0.081% 0.065% 35.478% -20.620%
未希 Miki 214 142 144 0.054% 0.047% 0.059% -11.577% 25.105%
夏未 Natsumi 95 199 111 0.024% 0.066% 0.046% 179.139% -31.187%
未央 Mio 154 121 62 0.039% 0.040% 0.026% 4.702% -36.787%
愛未 Aimi 141 113 74 0.035% 0.038% 0.030% 6.795% -19.211%
祐未 Yu/ū/mi 116 76 60 0.029% 0.025% 0.025% -12.693% -2.605%
亜未 Ami 111 73 58 0.028% 0.024% 0.024% -12.362% -1.982%
未奈 Mina 108 100 78 0.027% 0.033% 0.032% 23.387% -3.774%
彩未 Ayami 104 65 50 0.026% 0.022% 0.021% -16.714% -5.102%
未佳 Mika 102 121 48 0.026% 0.040% 0.020% 58.080% -51.061%
未紗 Misa 101 112 97 0.025% 0.037% 0.040% 47.771% 6.845%
恵未 Emi 90 77 41 0.023% 0.026% 0.017% 14.009% -34.311%
未帆 Miho 84 93 62 0.021% 0.031% 0.026% 47.535% -17.755%

Out of 15 names shown, only 5, highlighted in yellow, show a ‘rise up, fall below’ pattern. In that sense, the girls show a similar result to the boys.

The next year of the Goat was 2003. As Tamahiyo doesn’t have their survey data for 2003 and Namae Jiten doesn’t have data for 2004, it’s impossible to tell if the results would be similar to the one from 1990-1992.

Source: http://www.namaejiten.com/

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