Monday 19 February 2018

Revealed: The names most likely to cheat on you

A couple sitting opposite each other at a table
A couple sitting opposite each other at a table
Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

Are you going out with a Megan or Nathan?

Bad news, it's likely they're cheating on least according to science.

A new study shows that the two most common names in unfaithful behaviours are

And who better to conduct the research than a website which plays matchmaker to married people looking for affairs? surveyed 2,003 female and 2,019 male users to measure their interest in being unfaithful and deduced the two most common denominator - their names.

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But Megan and Nathan aren't alone in their illicit desires, Jessica, Amy, Olivia and Rebecca rounded out the top five female names most like to cheat, while Christoper, Charles, Anthony and Eric completed the male list.

"We have been able to analyse the names that are the most represented on the site," a spokesperson for the website said.

"With women, Megan appears to be the most unfaithful, followed by Jessica, Amy, Olivia and Rebecca.

"The top name for men is Nathan, followed by Christopher, Charles, Anthony and Eric."

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