What Should Your Name Actually Be Based on Your Personality?

Emily Maggrett

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About This Quiz

Did your parents get it wrong? Are you a sky-diving international journalist named after your grandmother Edith? Or a motorcycle-riding mechanic that your mom decided to call "Julian"? If you've ever felt like your birth name just doesn't fit, this is the quiz for you! We've assembled a line-up of incisive personality questions that will test your ethics, taste in movies, romantic preferences and more. By the end of the test, we'll have built a psychological portrait of you that will tell us whether you're a William or a Billy, a plain Jane or a ravishing Rihanna.

Along the way, you'll get to consider some interesting hypothetical scenarios, such as which island nation would suit your character best, or whether you think staying faithful to your partner is the only ethical choice under every possible circumstance. We also want to know whether or not you're the funny one, if you're good at sports and how many people you've dated. Ready to find out the name that best suits your soul? Let's quiz it up!


What role do you play in your friend group?

How long does it take you to get ready in the morning?

If you were a dessert, what kind of dessert would you be?

What's your favorite film?

How long does it take you to run a mile?

What's your favorite city?

Do you have a green thumb?

Have you ever been searched at an international border?

What's your favorite thing to do when you're alone?

What's your worst recurring nightmare?

How many people have you dated in your lifetime?

What's your favorite type of dog?

If your brother stole a hundred dollars from your wallet during a family vacation and used it to buy a gift for his wife that she really loved, would you rat him out or keep quiet?

If someone offered to pay for you to learn a new language, including subsidizing your travel abroad, what would you say?

Would you be willing to fly over Niagara Falls in a small plane?

What's your favorite book?

Would you break up with someone if you found out they had stolen an expensive item from a small business (worth over $1,000)?

Which of these spice combinations tastes the most delicious in sugar cookies?

Have you ever attended a protest?

If you were an animal, what kind of animal would you be?

What letter does your last name start with?

What's your middle name?

Can you draw the "Stussy" S?

What age do you feel right now?

Is cheating on a partner always wrong, or are there extenuating circumstances that can make it morally acceptable?

What's your favorite gemstone?

Can you roast a chicken?

Do you usually win games?

What's your favorite salad dressing?

If you had to live on one of these islands, which one would you choose?

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