Can We Guess Your Name?

By: Jody Mabry
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About This Quiz

Have you ever been at a restaurant and said to yourself, "My server looks like a Becky"? Then, after a quick glance at her name tag, you found that your people-naming prowess is a real thing because her name actually is "Becky"?

Names are, of course, symbolic. They represent who our parents wanted us to be. They are cultural and a name will often drive you through your path in life. For example, the names Norton and Sanford are among the most common names for lawyers, but when was the last time you came across either?

Others name such as Jennifer are popular because they represent beauty and adoration, Emma is playfully dignified, and Michael - well, who has ever had a problem with a Michael? Probably no one.

Names can even be used to pass on a potentially dying legacy, such as the tradition of naming a child with their grandmother's maiden name or men naming their sons after them.

As you can see, names are much more than just names. They represent who you are and who you may end up being. They are cultural and often reflect tradition. Do you think we can guess your name? Answers these questions to see how well your personality fits your name. You might be surprised!

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