As someone who has been an online dating coach since 2003, I’d venture to guess that I’ve not only seen more usernames than just about anyone on the planet, but I’ve written more of them as well.

Cute Blonde123), women were more attracted to names that indicated intelligence (i.e. The study also found that names with letters higher up in the alphabet were found to be measures of success, educational attainment, and income. As the study’s author, Khalid Khan, suggested in a press release, “People are also attracted to those similar to themselves.

So before setting up your profile, look at the profiles of people you find attractive and choose a name with a likeness.”In 2014, online dating site Zoosk, took their team of data scientists and analyzed more than 430,000 profiles on the site to determine the top 10 words that appear in members’ profile names.

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So what are some good online dating username tips to follow?

According to a study published in the journal Evidence Based Medicine, researchers from the Queen Mary University of London went through 4,000 studies and analyzed 86, to discover the most effective approaches in online dating.

it reflects that we have wildly different interests.

I also tend to steer clear of ones that include their astrological sign. In those cases, I might not avoid them just based on what’s in their profile.

But photos and your “About Me” section shouldn’t be the only things to consider when you’re looking for love via the internet.