What's in a name? That which we call Jeremy, by any other name probably wouldn't be a criminal. If you don't understand Shakespeare, let me put it in other words - what's in a name? An indicator as to how closely associated your name is with crime.

Protection1 has put together a study, using 30,000 mugshots, to determine the most common names of criminals in each state.  Here's what they found:


Ladies, you might want to avoid guys named Jeremy, Kyle and Adam.

Protection1 also put together lists of the 20 common names of criminals, which name fits what crime, who commits what and you can even check to see if you have a criminal name. Yes, this includes the ladies as well. I'm looking at you Melissa and Theresa.

Do you have a criminal name? You can check here.