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If You Want A Baby Genius, Pick Them A Name From THIS List

What's in a name? A high IQ, apparently...

According to genealogy site MooseRoots, researchers have gathered 14,750 names of notable philosophers, writers, mathematicians, scientists, inventors, artists, composers, Nobel laureates and MacArthur fellows and identified the most common first names among them. Certain names link a child to some of the world's most brilliant minds. 

If you're having trouble picking a name for your future child and hoping to have a total child prodigy - here are the names that might just help...

MALE

John

Robert

William

Charles

David

James

Richard

Johann

George

Paul

Thomas

Peter

Joseph

Female

Mary 

Elizabeth

Maria 

Anne 

Margaret

Susan

Ruth

Anna

Alice

Dorothy

Jane

Helen

Charlotte

Did your name make it on this list? Tell us in the comments section below.

Source: Essential Baby

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