Most Common CEO Names ...
Peter and Deborah, according to LinkedIn
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 27, 2011 3:21 PM CDT
Deborah, meet Peter.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – LinkedIn pored over the names of members to come up with the most common in various categories, notes Mashable. The results:

  • Male CEOs (in order): Peter, Bob, Jack, Bruce, Fred
  • Female CEOs: Deborah, Sally, Debra, Cynthia, Carolyn
  • Athletes: Ryan, Matt, Jessica, Matthew, Jason
  • Sales: Chip, Todd, Trey
  • Engineering: Rajesh, Jeremy, Andrew
  • Restaurant biz: Thierry, Philippe, Laurent
Click for other categories or here for speculation on the use of nicknames.