We Bet You Have No Idea These Things Actually Have A Name

Your “Googlegänger” Could Ruin You

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We all know that the term doppelgänger means having a double. So, when you see someone on the street that looks just like you but isn’t related, they’re your doppelgänger. Similarly, our Googlegänger is the term used for someone who has the same name as you and comes up when you search it in Google.

For most people, it might not be that worrisome, but it must suck for the 10-year-old kid living in Alabama with the name Bill Gates.