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The children’s magazine once stated that a lot of people subconsciously predict career success based on a name. According to James Bruning, Ph.D., a psychology professor at Ohio University, participants predicted that girls with feminine names like Emma and Sarah would be more successful if they pursued feminine occupations like a nurse or hairstylist, while boys with names like Steven and Bruno were thought to succeed in masculine careers, like a plumber or truck driver.