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!

Are you male or female?

What color is your hair?

How do you style your hair?

How tall are you?

What is your favorite season?

What is your best physical feature?

What do you notice first in the opposite sex?

What would your friends say about your personality?

How often do you floss?

How often do you go to the dentist?

How often do you get sick?

What extracurricular activity did you participate in during high school?

When did you get your first car?

What did you pay for your first car?

Who is your favorite person?

What kind of pet do you have?

What is your favorite type of vehicle?

What was your favorite subject in school?

What is your favorite book?

Where was your first job?

What profession did you want to be when you grew up?

How to you greet someone?

What is your favorite kind of music?

What is your favorite color?

Whose favorite color would be brown?

What is your favorite kind of movie?

What is your favorite college conference?

What decade were you born?

What do you dream about often?

Why do you care if we can guess your name?

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