These names can be especially helpful when parents want to link their baby to a famous brilliant mind, possibly giving them a leg up in their own lives, the survey said.
"It's much easier to climb the ranks of the elite when you have a bit of a head start," Moose Roots explained. "Prepare your child for greatness by giving him a name that has been borne by many accomplished people."
It's unsurprising that a lot of these names have also been popular in general among Americans and across the world.
Take a look through the slideshows below to see which names have commonly been used by geniuses. The list is broken down into girls and boys names.