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Old 03-06-2008, 06:27 PM   #21
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Ha! I'm the only one in the US with my maiden name! BUT, my married last name is SO LONG (16 letters over 3 words) that it won't even fit in the box unless I take the spaces out, which kind of defeats the purpose. But I have a feeling that I'm the only one of those, too...

I swore up and down as a kid that I was going to marry a guy whose last name was "Smith" or "Jones" so I could have a last name people could actually pronounce. What do I get? An even more ridiculous last name which translates to "Jones from the Rhineland." Karma hates me.


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Old 03-06-2008, 06:30 PM   #22
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There are 552,505 people with my first name (Ann) and 36,429 with my last name (Lindsay), but there are only 66 people in the US with my first and last name combo, none of which is me since I'm Canadian!

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Old 03-06-2008, 06:58 PM   #23
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  • There are 1,414,656 people in the U.S. with the first name Jennifer.
  • Statistically the 21st most popular first name.
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Old 03-06-2008, 08:17 PM   #24
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Not sure about this but according to it, I do not exist either. I clicked on Click here for more details and it says this:
"Q: Does the program really know how many people have the same name as me?
No. The program returns an estimate based on available data. It should be considered a "ballpark figure". It will usually return an answer in the right general area, but the chances of the figure being exactly right are very low."

and it also says this:
Q: How accurate is this program?
A: More accurate than a Magic 8-ball. Less accurate than distributing and collecting 300 million surveys."

I know that my married name is unique but I also know that there are some people out there with it. I looked it up in our old phone book in San Diego and there were a couple there. Now my maiden name, there are 112,324 out there with that. And my full maiden name, there are 277 people out there with that, that is kinda weird to me. I wonder if any of there have my middle name too?
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Old 03-06-2008, 10:26 PM   #25
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I'm original. O people have my first name. It's not in their database. However, I share my last name with 30,358 people.
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Old 03-07-2008, 12:28 AM   #26
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327864 with my first name.

48572 with my last name (maiden).
52 with my full maiden name.

971 with my last name (married).
only 1 with my full married name.
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Old 03-07-2008, 03:46 AM   #27
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Better than an 8 Ball? I think not. My maiden name is rare, but there are some very well known businesses with it. My married name wasn't on there either.

Last time I did it, my married name came up, so maybe the program is out having a drink.

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Old 03-07-2008, 07:14 AM   #28
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There are 3 people in the US with my full name, 729 with my surname and 'There are 1,414,672 people in the U.S. with the first name Jennifer'.

Noone in the US has my maiden name.
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Old 03-07-2008, 10:47 AM   #29
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Me either! Phew, no cops finding me!

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Old 03-07-2008, 10:53 AM   #30
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0 have my first name
63,752 have my last name
0 have my full name

I only know of a baby that is buried in a cemetry in my hometown that has my first name...and then another little girl in my hometown...her mom was expecting twins and asked if she could use my name and have a Dustina and a Dustin... that is all I know about

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