According to science these are the names of guys most likely to become dads next year

Publish Date
Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 10:35AM
Photo: Instagram/vaughanonymous

Photo: Instagram/vaughanonymous

You're probably way over your newsfeed being filled with those memes that claim "these are the names of people who will have a baby this year".

But this isn't just another one of those memes to make a dig at ya mate with, this is the real deal, according to science. 

Website Closer worked out the list by compiling the most popular baby names of the years 1984 and 1985 - as 32 years of age is when men are most likely to have their first bubba. 

Top 20 names of men most likely to have a baby in 2017-2018:

  1. Michael
  2. Christopher
  3. Matthew
  4. Joshua
  5. Daniel
  6. David
  7. James
  8. Robert
  9. John
  10. Joseph
  11. Andrew
  12. Ryan
  13. Brandon
  14. Jason
  15. Justin
  16. William
  17. Jonathan
  18. Adam
  19. Kevin
  20. Thomas