The practice of using names to identify tropical cyclones goes back several
centuries, with ... Names are assigned in order from predetermined lists once
storms have one, three, or ten-minute sustai...
For many years hurricanes and other tropical storms bore only girls' names. ...
Hurricanes that have a severe impact on lives or the economy are remembered
Because the other half of them have male names. There is a predetermined list of
storm names ... Quora User, just this guy, you know? Written Oct 24, 2015.
Oct 16, 2016 ... Names have been given to storms (or tropical cyclones) for at least the last ... The
original list featured only women's names and in 1979, men's ...
Aug 27, 2012 ... Initially, all hurricane names were female, with the first "girl" hurricane ... The lists
contain French, Spanish, Dutch and English names because ...
Although hurricanes were exclusively given women's names from the 1950s to
the 1970s, in 1978 the U.S. Weather Service started using both male and female
Jun 2, 2014 ... They only started getting male names on alternate years in 1979. This matters
because hurricanes have also, on average, been getting less ...
Sep 1, 2016 ... Apparently sexism isn't just a social problem -- if you're in the path of a hurricane,
... depending on whether the storm has a male or female name. ... He notes all
hurricanes had female names until 1979 -- meaning the study ...
Jun 2, 2014 ... Hurricanes have been named since 1950. Originally, only female names were
used; male names were introduced into the mix in 1979.
Jun 3, 2014 ... They only started getting male names on alternate years in 1979. This matters
because hurricanes have also, on average, been getting less deadly over time. “It
could be that more people die in female-named hurricanes, ...