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New Study Reveals Which Baby Names Are Linked To Success Later In Life

New Study Reveals Which Baby Names Are Linked To Success Later In Life

A new study has revealed that there’s more to choosing a name than previously thought. Genius potential is said to be linked to selected names which have been proven to be amongst the most academically successful. Great news for Johns and Susans!

Writing platform Edubirdie has shared the top 20 names they’ve found to be linked to academic success in life. By assessing the names of just under 1,000 leading scientists, Nobel Prize winners and Mensa members, they came up with a list of boys’ and girl’s names most commonly shared by ‘geniuses.’

According to The Mirror, the top list for girls was:


While for boys it was:


But if you’re hoping to raise a future Oscar winner then check out Flower Card’s study, which researched 20,000 names of celebrities across film, TV and music and found the most common names of successful and high earning A-Listers. You may want to consider calling your daughter Kate – among the most common name female for Academy Award winners, or Robert which features heavily amongst successful actors, directors and producers in Hollywood. Other names linked to acting success include: Michael, Elizabeth and Anne

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Chrystal Lovevintage

Chrystal Lovevintage

Chrystal is a writer and blogger who loves nothing more than watching back to back episodes of crime shows. Should she ever find herself needing to cover up a crime, she'll know exactly what to do! Her dream is to one day live in Palm Springs where she can do her writing poolside while drinking endless gin and tonics. Mum to the cutest twin boys in the world, she loves nothing more than the sound of their laughter (usually heard when they're conspiring against her). Entertainment writer and pop culture junkie, she will be bringing you all the celebrity gossip and news that your brain can handle. You can follow her blog at and on Instagram at Chrystalovevintage

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