Have you ever thought about whether your name actually suits you? It’s interesting how every time you hear a specific name, your brain can render an image of that person. And although it’s not necessarily accurate (in fact, it can be very inaccurate), you just can’t help it. The internet wouldn’t be a place we adore if people didn’t think of elevating this phenomenon to a whole new level. So here it is, a bizarre yet hilarious meme is taking over Instagram—it shows what animal you would be based on your name. There is an account for everyone’s taste: dogs, frogs, goats, rats, sloths… And surely more are coming. This time, we are focusing on dogs to brighten up your day!

More info: Instagram | whatdogyouare.co | twitter.com

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Doggi
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2 months ago

Reminds me of my aunt.

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The Instagram account @whatdogyouare matches a name to the derpiest, funniest, and most adorable photos of doggos out there and it has blown up with 124k followers. The creator of the account puts her success to a good cause by donating profits from requested posts to the rescue shelter Royal Animal Refuge.

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R L
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2 months ago

Brain freeze

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Doggi
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2 months ago

Don’t you dare.....

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“I saw my friends reposting the original cat account @what_cat_you_are (that has since been deleted) & DMd them to ask if I could do a dog one! It’s been absolutely crazy since then,” the creator told Bored Panda.

Scroll down to find out what dog you would be, and if it’s not on the list, try your luck in DMs!

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Doggi
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2 months ago

“Ahem, my frappacino please?”

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Doggi
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2 months ago

Lol the expression!

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You’ve probably heard a phrase like “she absolutely looks like a Karen,” or “he looks more like a Bob than a John,” although people repeatedly ask you not to judge a book by its cover. In a study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology in 2017, lead author Yonat Zwebner came to conclusion that we match people to names easily due to cultural stereotypes. The so-called “social tag” (widely known as a “name”) might influence one’s facial appearance when a person tries to “live up to their given name.” In a series of experiments, participants were shown a photograph and asked to select a name that suited the face, and they were significantly better at matching the name to the face than random chance.

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mph seti
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2 months ago

I am fine with "stoned corgi".

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ojjunior
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2 months ago

Wait! No Karen??

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In this case, people’s names are matched with dogs’ faces, and although you might spot an unexpected slight resemblance—it’s pure entertainment. This silly idea is destined to be huge and spread across the internet in a heartbeat, as a name is something everyone has. Imagine if some of the most popular names get matched with funny dog memes—the amount of people tagged on that post is going to be insane! And we can’t imagine a better way to take our minds off our routines and whatever craziness is happening in the world right now than hilarious dog pics you can have a good laugh at with your namesakes!

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Haevyn
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2 months ago

Obviously a Chad🙄

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Titas Burinskas
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2 months ago

Erin rearin'

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Nature Girl
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2 months ago

Rottweilers Are So Cutee!

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Fernleaf6505
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2 months ago

more like Smilie

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 months ago

Definitely a Molly.

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Mishte Tine
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2 months ago

Not Arianna?

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Doggi
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2 months ago

High five, hooman!

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 months ago

What kind of bloody name is THAT?

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 months ago

I can totally see this dog representing Kyle.

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Rebekah
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2 months ago

HAHAHAHA!!!!!

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Fernleaf6505
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2 months ago

my friend's name is hannah... and she has a birb...

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 months ago

I am on a roll of stupidity tonight, I first thought it was a haircut.

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Meyer Weinstock
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2 months ago

Hey! I wear glasses, too!

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 months ago

I can vouch for this one 😉 some of you should know what I mean. 😂

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Doggi
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2 months ago

Karen

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Doggi
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2 months ago

More like Nellie :)

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Meyer Weinstock
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2 months ago

...as in Mad...

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Fernleaf6505
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2 months ago

one day, that has to be a meme

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Luke Aiston.
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2 months ago

introducing hyena 2.0

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Annabeth Chase
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2 months ago

Aww!

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Doggi
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2 months ago

When you have to improvise and make the cone of shame not so shameful

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Em B
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2 months ago

I'm confused... Both are named Emma? :)

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Doggi
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2 months ago

Awwwww!

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Samuel Johnston
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2 months ago

that's me!

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Em B
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2 months ago

Sometimes I want to do that to my laptop too...

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 months ago

Hee hee hee, that is too cute and funny.

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Bunzilla
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2 months ago

sAmaNtHa??

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Em B
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2 months ago

Exactly how Kiki, from "Kiki's Delivery Service," looks after a hard day....

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Nature Girl
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2 months ago

Did Anyone Immediately Think Of Eric In The Little Mermaid?

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Fernleaf6505
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2 months ago

awww that face😭

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Annabeth Chase
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2 months ago

Morgan's been having an interesting day..

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Anna Witt
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2 months ago

I love squooshed faces.

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Doggi
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2 months ago

Life is goooooood!

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