We all know you can train your brain to be happier, but it turns out – you might not need to!
According to psychologist Dr David Holmes and a study done by pakmag.com, there are certain names that are typically associated with happier personalities.
So perhaps you might want to take a look at the names below like Craig, Nigel, Fiona or Vicky if you want to have the most joyful child.
Top ten happiest boys’ names
Top ten happiest girls’ names
Read more about baby names:
- The story so far: 2018’s most popular baby names
- The five types of baby names you should always avoid
- The most popular baby names of the 1910’s are also perfect for modern babies
But on the other end of the spectrum, there are some “unhappy” baby names you may want to avoid.
So it might be bad news for the likes of Alfie, Tim and Ben.
Top ten ‘unhappy’ boys’ names
It seems if your name is Olivia, Tanya or Jessica (whoops!) you’re not going to be off to the best start in life – through no fault of your own, mind you!
Top ten ‘unhappy’ girls’ names
But never fear, the most successful names have also been revealed. And because many parents believe that a child’s name can affect how far they’ll go in life, choosing one is something to be taken seriously.
The top ten most successful first names are …
- William and Victoria
- Richard and Alexander
We’re sensing a bit of a royal trend here! I wonder if Meghan or Kate will be on next year’s list?