Sunday, December 28, 2008

My Doppelgangers

Fosco saw this on KFR. Point: you type in your first and last names and it tells you how many people share your name.
LogoThere are
people with my name in the U.S.A.

How many have your name?

Fosco (well, actually, the real human being behind the Fosco avatar) is a little surprised, as he's always thought his name is pretty common. At least it seems common. Did you know that this is fewer than the number of people in the US who have the surname "Crotch"? Seriously (337 vs. 316).

Also, did you know that there are 47 people in the US named "John Jesus"? And there are two people named "Linda Taco"? Yes!

Actually, if you want to talk about uniqueness, there is exactly one person in the US with the same name as Fosco's boyfriend Oz. Congrats, Oz!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Of course, this system is flawed because Oz's father and his father's father both have the same given name and surname, but when he plugs them into the system it says that less than 1 person has that name.

However, Oz loves the concept and his Fosco.