This Fun Naming Tool Predicts Which Career You’ll Be Most Famous In

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Wondering what else you can do to pass the time in quarantine? Check out this name tool created by, which shows people what their first name is most famous for.

The tool uses data collected from a team at and looked at thousands of famous first names across five categories: musicians, authors, actors/actresses, athletes and politicians. This includes the names of US Presidents dating back to the 1800s, old-time Hollywood hunks from the 1920s, several Olympic athletes and more. The team looked at the percentage of names in each of the five categories and calculated the most common occupation for that name.

While the tool unfortunately isn’t functional for all names, the team found that the top 40 most famous names are all traditional male names, including John, William, George and Charles. They also found that the names Jack and Jane dominate the actor and…

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