A New York University study found that people with easier-to-pronounce names have higher-status positions at work

13 surprising ways your name affects your success

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Getty Images What’s in a name? Potentially your future.

A host of research shows just how much your name can affect your lifetime success, from your hireability to your spending habits.

We took a look at the research and have highlighted some of the surprising findings below.

Maggie Zhang contributed to an earlier version of this article.

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If your name is easy to pronounce, people will favor you more.

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In a New York University study, researchers found that people with easier-to-pronounce names often have higher-status positions at work. On… Continue Reading

Source: https://www.businessinsider.com/how-your-name-affects-your-success-2015-8

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