Children with These Names Are More Likely to Be Naughty (or Nice)

Is your little one’s name on the list?
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What’s in a name? Well, according to the results of one survey at least, a whole lot more than just consonants and vowels.  

New research from UK-based education company School Stickers suggests that it's entirely possible that the name you choose for your little ones could play a role in whether they turn out naughty or nice, Mother & Baby reports.

To determine which names are the naughtiest and which are the nicest, researchers examined more than 63,000 school children who kept track of their behavior in online sticker books. From the data on the children's behavior, School Stickers was able to identify the 20 nicest girls’ and boys’ names, as well as the 20 naughtiest girls’ and boys’ names.

Apparently, children with names like Ella, Joshua, Holly and Benjamin are more likely to dabble in misbehavior, while kids with monikers like Amy, Sophie, Harry and Jack are the best behaved.

Scroll down for the list of the naughtiest and nicest names:

Nicest girls:

Amy

Georgia

Emma

Charlotte

Grace

Sophie

Abigail

Hannah

Emily

Alice

Nicest boys:


Jacob

Daniel

Thomas

James

Adam

Harry

Samuel

Jack

Oliver

Ryan

Naughtiest girls:

Ella

Bethany

Eleanor

Olivia

Laura

Holly

Courtney

Amber

Caitlin

Jade

Naughtiest boys:


Joseph

Cameron

William

Jake

Joshua

Jamie

Lewis

Benjamin

Ethan

Luke



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