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20 names the 'naughtiest' children have, according to a study

Section: Girls baby names

Could your toddler’s name influence his behaviour? According to a new study, it might…

The names of children with the best and worst behaviour have been revealed in a poll. According to research conducted by School Stickers, children with names such as Ella, Joshua, Holly and Benjamin tend to be naughty while Amy, Sophie, Harry and Jack are the best behaved.

Researchers looked at over 63,000 school children who kept track of their good behaviour in online sticker books and found the 20 nicest baby boy names and the 20 nicest baby girl names.

See the full list below…

20 of the 'naughtiest boys and girls names


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1) Ella

Means: light
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2) Joseph

Means: he will add
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3) Bethany

Meas: house of affliction
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4) Cameron

Means: crooked river
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5) Eleanor

Means: bright, shining one
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6) William

Means: strong-willed warrior
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7) Olivia

Means: olive
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8) Jake

Means: god is gracious
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9) Laura

Means: bay laurel plant
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10) Joshua

Means: lord is salvation
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11) Holly

Means: holly grove
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12) Jamie

Means: supplanter
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13) Courtney

Means: from the court
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14) Lewis

Means: renowned warrior
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15) Amber

Means: reddish yellow gemstone
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16) Benjamin

Meaning: son of the right hand
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17) Caitlin

Means: pure
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18) Ethan

Means: firm, strong and long-lived
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19) Jade

Means: stone of the colic
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20) Luke

Means: light giving


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