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Did you name your daughter any of these names?

1. angel

2. heaven

3. misty

4. destiny

5. brenda

6. tabatha

7. bobbie

8. brandy

9. destinee

10. cindy

11. jazmine

12. shyanne

13. britany

14. mercedes

15. tiffanie

16. ashly

17. tonya

18. crystal

19. brandie

20. brandi



(according to research in the book "Freakonomics" these are the top 20 white girl names that signify low education status as of the date the book was written 2005...think they should add "Nevaeh" to the list!) Is your girls name on this list?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:53 PM on Dec. 29, 2008 in Just for Fun

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  • I think the list makes sense. My name is on the list and I was born to a 17 year old high school drop out. I've always disliked my name and don't feel that it reflects me as a person. Had I any other decent names ( I got stuck with my whole name being so bad that after I got married, I dropped my middle name altogether), I would go by it.
    Thanks for sharing. I wonder what other names will make the list in the coming years.
    nwdeserangel

    Answer by nwdeserangel at 6:13 PM on Dec. 29, 2008

  • what? so names make people stupid
    jodi205

    Answer by jodi205 at 1:55 PM on Dec. 29, 2008

  • Nope! Mine is Sarah.
    MommyJen

    Answer by MommyJen at 1:55 PM on Dec. 29, 2008

  • Right, because the name of a child is what makes them have a lower education. It has nothing to do with the parents being lazy.
    lilbit837

    Answer by lilbit837 at 1:56 PM on Dec. 29, 2008

  • No names can reveal a lot about the people who chose them. Being "low education" does NOT say you are "stupid"..unless you chose to see it that way. This list was compiled with research as to the parents eduction level as reported when the child's birth certificate was filed.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:57 PM on Dec. 29, 2008

  • god glad bailey or miranda wasn't on there of course miranda is mixed so i guess she can't be stupid.
    jodi205

    Answer by jodi205 at 1:57 PM on Dec. 29, 2008

  • lol
    lilbit837

    Answer by lilbit837 at 1:58 PM on Dec. 29, 2008

  • wow people will waste their time publishing anything won't they
    jodi205

    Answer by jodi205 at 1:58 PM on Dec. 29, 2008

  • You should read the book. It was only one chapter in the book. It's very interesting.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:58 PM on Dec. 29, 2008

  • well there was only one chapter cuz someone named brandy probably couldn't think of anything else to say. lol
    jodi205

    Answer by jodi205 at 2:00 PM on Dec. 29, 2008

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