Top 20 Names of Men and Women Who Make the Best Husbands and Wives

Tired of trying to convince your partner that you're the best husband or wife? Well now we have the proof (if your name's on the list!)

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23:  David Beckham and Victoria Beckham attend the British Fashion Awards 2015 at London Coliseum on November 23, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

Have you been trying to convince your partner for some time that you really are the best husband or wife?


Well, now we have the proof you need! If your name’s on this list, anyway…

Using the stats from our latest 21st Century Bride Survey, we’ve been able to calculate the names of people who will make the best other halves. To find this out, we looked at the average ages of brides and grooms getting married this year, and then the most popular names in the year they were born.

This allowed us to suss out the names of men and women who are most likely to make the best husbands and wives this year… and the results are below! But did your name make the cut?

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Names of Men Who Make the Best Husbands

If your partner’s name is Chris, James or David you’re in for a real treat as they topped the list of men most likely to make the best husbands.


The men most likely to make the best husbands are:

  1. Christopher
  2. James

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Funnyman James Corden has landed a spot at number two – great news for his wife of six years Julia Carey!

  1. David

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Following James’ footsteps is his good pal David Beckham, but will wife Victoria make the cut when it comes to our wives list?

  1. Daniel
  2. Michael

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Heartthrob Michael Bublé has come in at number five and we have no doubt he makes a fantastic husband – it’s just a shame he’s not ours!

  1. Matthew
  2. Andrew
  3. Richard
  4. Paul
  5. Mark

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TOWIE’s Mark Wright has just about got himself a place in the top 10 list of men who make the best husbands, but will his gorgeous wife Michelle make the list too?

  1. Thomas
  2. Adam
  3. Robert

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Stand-up comedian Rob (Robert) Beckett must have his wife of three years Louise in stitches constantly – well, they do say laughter is the way to a woman’s heart…

  1. John
  2. Lee
  3. Benjamin

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The Voice Australia coach and Good Charlotte rocker Benji Madden also graces our top 20 list, with his name coming in number 16. We bet he’s an expert at serenading his wife of three years, Cameron Diaz.

  1. Steven
  2. Jonathan
  3. Craig
  4. Stephen

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Taking the last spot on our top 20 names of men who make the best husbands is Steve (Stephen) Jones – the handsome TV show host has been married to wife Phylicia since 2014.

Names of Women Who Make the Best Wives

As far as the ladies are concerned, if your marrying or married to a Sarah, Laura or Gemma, you’re in luck as they made the top three!


So which women’s names have made the top 20 list of best wives in 2018?

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  1. Sarah

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Taking the number one spot is Sex and the City’s Sarah Jessica Parker who has been married to Matthew Broderick since 1997 – making 2018 their 21st wedding anniversary. She must be a good wife to have such a long-standing marriage in Hollywood!

  1. Laura
  2. Gemma
  3. Emma

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Emma Willis is fabulous at pretty much everything, so it’s no wonder she’s come in at number four in our top 20 list. Emma and Busted’s Matt Willis will celebrate their 10-year anniversary in 2018!

  1. Rebecca
  2. Claire
  3. Victoria

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David and Victoria must be the perfect match as they’ve both made our top 20 list!

  1. Samantha
  2. Rachel
  3. Amy

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Amy became a wife in February this year after tying the knot with boyfriend Chris Fischer in a private ceremony in Malibu.

  1. Jennifer
  2. Nicola
  3. Katie

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We can only imagine how fabulous having Katie Piper as a wife would be. She and husband Richard Sutton have been married for three years.

  1. Liza
  2. Kelly

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Kelly has won a place at number 15 and proved just how much of a great wife she is after releasing her hit Piece by Piece, an emotional tribute to her husband for his continuous support.

  1. Natalie
  2. Louise
  3. Michelle

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Another match made in heaven, Mark and Michelle Wright have followed in Posh and Becks’ footsteps by both making it into our top 20 list.

  1. Hayley
  2. Hannah

Did you and your other half make the cut?!


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