Culture

Find Out How Old Someone is Based On Their Name

by Craig Carilli

July 27, 2015

In an attempt to accurately guess a person’s age based on their name, Business Insider took all the social security name data since 1880, adjusted it for people still alive today, and created a data visualization showing their results. Only a few names are highlighted in this video, but they not only show a person’s probable age, they also share the cultural phenomenon that sparked the name’s popularity. So, if your name is Hillary or Chelsea there’s a good chance you were born in 1992—the year Bill Clinton was elected. 

 

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Find Out How Old Someone is Based On Their Name