If your name is on this list you're probably going to become a dad within the next year...

Publish Date
Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 10:31AM

Our Facebook newsfeeds are constantly filled with memes that claim "these are the names of people who will have a baby this year".

But this list is the real deal - thanks to science.

If your name appears on the list below, there's a VERY good chance you’ll have a baby within the next year!

Website Closer worked out the list by compiling the most popular baby names of the years 1984 and 1985.

If you were born in those years, you'll be around the age of 32yrs - the most common age for men to welcome a baby into their lives.

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