When Is National Namesake Day?

The internet history of Namesake Day

6th of March is National Namesake Day

  First detected on the 6th of March 2016

  14 tweets


Is It Namesake Day Today?

It's Namesake day on the 6th of March.

The most recent detection of references to Namesake Day was 5 years, 10 months ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 6th of March. In total we detected 53 total unique days being shared such as Oreo Day which had 1,644 people talking about it, or Dentist Day having 505 tweets.


How Is The Date For Namesake Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Namesake Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on March 6, 2016 across social media making references to 'Namesake Day'. Our algorithms examine all of the references to National Days across social media and updates whatnationaldayisit.com hourly, with our homepage displaying the current national day, including others such as: Oreo Cookie, Pancake or Frozen Food Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Namesake Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!


I'd Like To Promote National Namesake Day

We've put together the following resources full of nifty tips on how to increase the reach of Namesake Day. The resources include: graphs, badges, and resources on what steps to take to boost Namesake Day's visibility.

Can I Register Namesake Day?

We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Namesake day". We only aim to programatically reflect what 'National Day' it is based of what The Internet Says It Is. We believe this is much more fun as it reflects the nature of how the most amusing / interesting national days are often created organically and grow based off popular social trends and sharing, as such we don't add new days to our database unless they are organically observed on social media.



Is it National Namesake Day Everywhere?

Yes? No.. Sort of | Maybe ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

What's really intersting is how whilst some National Days like National Daughters Day are seemingly celebrated internationally irrespective of geography, some very popular days (That often become the No. 1 National Day on our homepage) are in fact locally very specific and are offical holidays celebrated on a Country's national calendar. Take National Rambutan Day for instance, Rambutan is a popular Souteast Asian fruit and not seen so much in the UK, Europe or the USA. Some regionally specific trends subsequently become immensely popular internationally and worldwide, partly fuelled by widely shared 'National Days', National Pabebe Wave Day being one such example.


We're now tracking the sentiment around every mention of Namesake day to show how people feel about Namesake. See if people like Namesake here.
We're detecting how Namesake affects other things more widely than just being a celebrated day. See how Namesake affects company share prices.


Hang On, It Was National Namesake Day Already This Year..!?

Yes, this is strangely enough entirely possible. The date shown for National Namesake Day can change, if for instance several hundred people tweeted about Namesake Day in early April, then in May a few thousand people tweeted about Namesake day, then the date shown for National Namesake Day, could come up twice :D

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National Namesake Day

It's Namesake Day
On March 6th


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National Namesake Day, on the 6th of March

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