This is pretty wild: “Because most people possess positive associations about themselves, most people prefer things that are connected to the self…people are disproportionately likely to live in places whose names resemble their own first or last names (e.g., people named Louis are disproportionately likely to live in St. Louis)…people disproportionately choose careers whose labels resemble their names (e.g., people named Dennis or Denise are overrepresented among dentists).” I also like the name of the paper: “Why Susie sells seashells by the seashore” (PDF). So how many people choose careers based on their names? Approximately 1%