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The official list of the 'naughtiest' and 'nicest' children's names is here. 

We can probably all remember the “naughty” kid at school.

The one who made the teacher’s life absolute hell, and probably scared substitutes out of the profession.

Well, thanks to a recent study of school behaviour, teachers can now be on high alert when kids of a certain name enter their classroom, and breathe a sigh of relief when others pop up on their class list.

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Research conducted by School Stickers of 63,000 children has found what naughty little boys and girls are more likely to be called, UK website Mother and Baby reported.

But if you’re a parent of an Ella or a Joseph, you probably don’t need a survey to tell you they’re naughty.

Yes – Ella, which was actually ranked the 7th most popular name for 2018, is the top naughty girl name, with Joseph topping the list for boys.

Bethanys, Eleanors and Olivias are other little girls you might find in the time-out corner, and keep an eye on Camerons, Williams and Jakes, as they were the names following Joseph on the boy’s list.

On the other end of the scale, Amy and Jacob are the “nicest” names, followed by Daniel, Thomas, Georgia and Emma.

You can check out the full lists below:

Naughtiest girls

  1. Ella
  2. Bethany
  3. Eleanor
  4. Olivia
  5. Laura
  6. Holly
  7. Courtney
  8. Amber
  9. Caitlin
  10. Jade

Naughtiest boys

  1. Joseph
  2. Cameron
  3. William
  4. Jake
  5. Joshua
  6. Jamie
  7. Lewis
  8. Benjamin
  9. Ethan
  10. Luke

Nicest girls

  1. Amy
  2. Georgia
  3. Emma
  4. Charlotte
  5. Grace
  6. Sophie
  7. Abigail
  8. Hannah
  9. Emily
  10. Alice

Nicest boys

  1. Jacob
  2. Daniel
  3. Thomas
  4. James
  5. Adam
  6. Harry
  7. Samuel
  8. Jack
  9. Oliver
  10. Ryan

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