Name-Sharing Frequency Statistics

The frequency statistics of name-sharing indicate the likelihood of individuals having the same name in a given population or sample.

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"Approximately 1 in 5 respondents in a survey shared a first name with at least one classmate in their freshman college class."

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"The odds are 1 in 123 million chances of any two people sharing the same 8-letter name."

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"The name John ranked as the most shared first name in the 1990 U.S. Census."

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"Approximately 31% of people in the U.K. share their first names with someone else at their workplace."

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"In Europe, over 6.1 million people share the first name Maria."

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"There are an estimated 4 million people worldwide who share the same first name, Mohammed."

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"In China, estimated 92 million people share the surname Li."

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"About 1 in 38 people in the U.S. share the surname Smith."

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"Approximately one-third of all South Koreans share the surname Kim."

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"The name James is the most shared name amongst Oscar winners."

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"7.5% of footballers in the 2014 World Cup shared the first name 'Carlos'."

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"The name Sarah ranked as the most shared name in a U.K. school register 50 times more frequently than the least shared name."

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"Roughly 2.9 million people in India share the first name 'Amit'."

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"About 34.8% of Australians have 'Smith,' 'Jones' or 'Williams' as their surname."

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"Over 5.25 million people in China share the same surname, 'Wang.'"

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"Over 45% of Vietnamese people share the surname Nguyen."

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