If your name is on this list you've got a good chance of winning the lotto

Publish Date
Friday, 21 June 2019, 3:55PM
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Our Facebook newsfeeds are constantly filled with memes that claim "these are the names of people who are most likely to ...".

But this list is the real deal - so says a recent survey anyway!

If your name appears on the list below, there's a VERY good chance you’ll win the lotto.

Website Jackpot.com - who have been collecting data since 1995 - have compiled the most common lotto winning names.

So without further ado, here’s the list of the top five names most likely to win:

  1. Derek
  2. David/Dave
  3. Alex
  4. John
  5. Karen

They also found that those with these professions won more often:

  1. Builders
  2. Carpenters
  3. Mechanics

If your name made the list it might be worth buying a lotto ticket!