Fun Father Facts. Presented by Geni in honor of Father's Day (insights drawn of 16.8 million dads)
- 3.5 - worldwide average number of children per father.
- 51.7% - population of male children, 48.3% - population of female children.
- Countries with the most children per father: 1) Malaysia - 3.8; 2) Philippines - 3.7; 3) Mexico - 3.3; 4) Israel - 3.1; 5) New Zealand - 3.0; 6) Russia - 2.4; 7) India - 2.5; 8) Estonia - 2.6; 9) Italy - 2.7; 10) Germany - 2.7.
- Names of men most likely to be fathers: 1) José (60%); 2) Johann (58%); 3) Antonio (58%); 4) Manuel (58%); 5) Francisco (56%).
- Names of men least likely to be fathers: 1) Ryan (13%); 2) Joshua (19%); 3) Matthew (22%); 4) Jonathan (26%); 5) Jason (35%).
- Famous fathers: 1) Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States, was the son of John Scott Harrison - a member of the US House of Representatives from Ohio. Interestingly, John Scott Harrison's father was
President William Henry Harrison. John is the only man to date that has been both the son and the father of a US President; 2) Joan Baez's father Albert Baez was a well known physicist of Mexican birth. In his research
with a man named Paul Kirkpatrick, he helped develop early X-ray microscopes — a technology still used in modem medicine; 3) President Barack Obama's father Barack Obama, Sr. was an economist of Kenyan birth;
4) Prime Minister Winston Churchill's father Lord Randolph Henry Spencer-Churchill was a member of the British Parliament as well as Secretary of State for India; 5) Natalie Portman's father Avner Hershlag is a fertility
specialist in Israel; 6) Angelina Jolie's father Jon Voight is also a very well known actor; 7) George W. Bush and his father George H. W. Bush were, respectively, the 43rd and 41st Presidents of the United States; 8) Bill
Gates's father William H. Gates is a retired attorney as well as a famed philanthropist in his own right; 9) John Quincy Adams and his father John Adams were, respectively, the sixth and second Presidents of the United
States of America.
- About Geni’s World Family Tree. Geni is a collaborative genealogy service that enables users to work together to solve genealogy by creating a single World Family Tree. All of the data in this infographic was collected
from the shared knowledge of millions of Geni users who have worked together to assemble one of the greatest genealogy resources that has ever existed.
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