Turns out it’s not your photos that determine your success on dating apps (yes, the ones you’ve got “carefully organised” into a secret folder on your phone) — your name could could be having an impact too.
US dating app The Grade looked at 100,000 of its users to determine the “incoming like-rate” (read: swiped-right frequency) of names to determine the names that tend to be the most successful on dating apps.
Ranking 200 names in total, the results are interesting to say the least. Deed poll, anyone?
The Briannas of the world are about to feel seriously vindicated.
The name topped the list with a 70 per cent success rate, closely followed by Erika, Lexi and Brooke.
All of the top 15 names had a success rate of well over 50 per cent, with a large majority of the following 62 names sitting in the high 40 per cent range.
However it's bad news for any Meghans or Tiffanys — these were the two lowest ranked names at 30 per cent and 28 per cent respectively.
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Don't despair - even the lowest-ranked female name had a better success rate than the top scoring male, proving we're probably a little more discerning and conservative with our swipes.
It's a victory for Bretts everywhere, taking out the male name most likely to get you swiped right with a, well, not overly impressive 24 per cent success rate. The rest of the top 15 followed closely behind, with Andy, Shane, Rob and Greg all making the cut.