You’d probably like your kids to turn out as geniuses, right? After all, it’s your best bet to live off of them down the road. So maybe you can give them a slight head start by picking the right NAME.
A website called Mooseroots studied 14,750 geniuses to figure out the most common first names. Their list included writers, scientists, mathematicians, artists, philosophers, inventors, composers, and Nobel laureates.
For men, the top 10 names for geniuses are:
John . . . Robert . . . William . . . Charles . . . David . . . James . . . Richard . . . Johann . . . George . . . and Paul.
For women, the top 10 names for geniuses are:
Mary . . . Elizabeth . . . Maria . . . Anne . . . Margaret . . . Susan . . . Ruth . . . Anna . . . Alice . . . and Dorothy.