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Astronomical Names
Harvest Moon (Moon Names)
Modern Japanese Names for Constellations
Moon Crater Names
The Name 1996TL66 Campaign
Name That Asteroid
Names for Deep Sky Objects
Names for Mars
Names Headed for Space
Satellite Names
Star/Sun Names

Baby Names:
40 Unpopular Names (U.S.)
African American Baby Names
Don’t Give Your Infant a Commonplace Name!
Far Out Names
Female Cuban Baby Names
Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist and Jain Names
Male Cuban Baby Names
Meanings of First Names
Much Ado about Baby Names
Name Your Baby in Chinese
The New Baby Name Index
Oregon Baby Names
Some Names for Cornish Children Now
What to Name Your Baby Nerd

Andrew Heenan’s Real Names of Famous Folk
Birth Names of Celebrities (A List)
Celebrity Name Fun
Famous People Better Known by Their Middle Name
Natural Phenomena Named after Frank Zappa
Streets Named after Celebrities
Unforgettable Name for Bono's Boy
Wrestlers Birth Names

First Names:
Etymology of First Names
First Name Basis [about 1ST names]
Meanings of First Names
People Who Have a First Name as Their Last Name

Fun and Games:
The A/K/A Game [celebrity name quiz]
An A-Z of Plant Names Quiz
Beanie Baby Name or GI Joe Name?
Charades Using Band Names
Dawn’s Name Anagrams
Establishments with a Funny Name
Fantasy Name Generator
Fill In The Name (To Compose A Cranky Letter)
Find Your Hawaiian Name
First Name Fun Facts!
The Formula for Making Soap Opera/Cross Dresser Names
“Fun Pharaoh” (“Your Pharaonic Name”)
Hawaiianized English Names
Hidden (Cotton Bowl) Names Word Puzzle
Is That Your Final Answer?
Molecules with Silly or Unusual Names [Science, but may seem crude.]
Movie Name Game
Name Fun Facts
Name Game And Other Games To Play In The Car
The Name Game (Huh?)
The Name Game (JavaScript)
The Name Game (National Women's Hall of Fame)
The Name Game [participate in the 1965 hit song]
Name Polls
Name that Book
Name that Candy Bar
Name that Flag
Name that Quote
Name these Creatures (Can You?)
Perennial Plant Names Quiz
Playing "Hangman" Using Cartoon Character Names
Quiz about New York City Street Names
The Spanish Plant Name Quiz
Unscramble These (Cincinnati Reds) Names
What’s in a Name — Part Two (Quiz)
What’s in a Name? (Quiz)
Your Name Animated

26 Genealogy Research Tips
Adoption Names of Children)
Adoption (Names of Parents)
Another Top 100 Genealogy Sites
A to Z Name Exchange
The Cherokee Genealogy Page
Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
Genealogy (African-American)
Genealogy (gov)
Genealogy in France
Genealogy (Jewish)
Genealogy (Library of Congress)
Genealogy (rootsweb)
Genealogy (usgenweb)
Genealogy Sites
History of Names
Links to Genealogy Resources (searchable)
Most Common Names In America
Other Genealogical Links
Surname Listings
Top 100 Genealogy Sites
U.S. Census Bureau (Names/Genealogy) (searchable)


100 Most Popular Men’s Names in Early Medieval Ireland
15TH Century German Women’s Names
50 Rare and 50 Common British/U.K. Surnames
A Lexicon of Greek Personal Names
About Swedish Names
African Names
All about Finnish Names
All about Russian Names
American Indian Tribal Names
Ancient Egyptian Names
Anglo Saxon Names (Female)
Anglo Saxon Names (Male)
Asian Names
Catalog of Filipino Names
Danish Names
Ethnologue Language Name Index
Female Filipino Names
Female Sanskrit Names
Female Viking Names
Gay Names
Greek Names
Greek Names Vs. Roman Names
The Guide to Bengali Names

Hong Kong Monikers
Hungarian Names 101
Icelandic Last Names
Index of Danish Names
Irish Family Names
Irish Genealogy
Irish Names
Irish Names
Italian Names (Female)
Italian Names (Male)
Japanese Names
Japanese Names (Surnames/First Names)
Latin American Surnames
Macedonian Names
Male Filipino Names
Male Sanskrit Names
Male Viking Names
The Meaning of Some Old-Egyptian Names
Middle Eastern Names

Names from the British Isles
Nigerian Names and Meanings
Norwegian Names
Old Spellings of Given (Swedish) Names
The Origins of Italian Surnames
Portuguese Names
Pursuing Our Italian Names Together
Rare Given Names in Early Italian Records
Russian Names
Russian Names and Their Nicknames
Russian Personal Names (in Russian)

Scottish Names (Find or Add Yours)
Slave Names
Slave Names from Probate Records
Slave Names Records
Swedish Names
Tribal Names and Their Meaning
United Kingdom and Ireland Genealogy
Vietnamese Names
Viking Names
What's in a Korean Name?

Doctors with Funny Names
Drake & Zeke's Bad Baby Name of the Day
The Funny Name (If They Were to Wed)
The Funny Name Server
Names [genealogy related funniness]
Pub Quiz Team Names [humor]
Punny Name Archive

K9, Feline, and Other Such:

10 Dog Breeds with the Most Misleading Names
10 Most Popular Dog Names Translated into Hawaiian
2,000 Dog Names
A Horse by Any Other Name...
A List of Butterfly Names
A List of Dolphin Names
Alphabetische Liste der meisten Arten (spider names)
Animal Group Names
Animal Names: Male, Female, and Young
Animal Names in Various Languages
Bird Names (Formal)
Bird Names (in Mohawk language)
Bird Names Quiz
Cat Names
The Chinchilla Name Collection
Dinosaurs with the Longest Names
Exotic Cat Names
Fun Frog Names
Hawaiian Names for Pets
Horse and Pony Names
Horse Names
How the Ladybug Got Its Name
How to Pronounce Hungarian Dog Names Correctly

Icelandic Horse Names
Index of Fish Names
Magic Names for Mystic Cats
The Name Game (Dog Owner's Guide)
Name That Gerbil!
Names for Groups of Animals
Names for Maltese Puppies
Names for Your Dog
Names for Your Pet Bird
Names of Lighthouses
Names of North American Birds
The Naming of Cats (T.S. Eliot)
Naming Your Pekingese
Norse Mythological Names for Dogs

Pet Names
Pet Names Directory
Pony Names In Use
Pug (Dog) Pictures by Names
Raccoon Namesakes
Raptor Name Quiz
Snake Names (“Name Your Pet Snake”)
Social Names of Bears
UK to US Bird Name Translation
What Does Your Pet’s Name Mean

Last Names (Surnames)
(Also, see listing under "Heritage," "Genealogy," etc.)
East Indian Last Names
History of Surnames (last names)
Icelandic Last Names
Italian-American Surnames (last names)
Last Name Locator (U.S.)
Modern Surnames from Period Occupations
More Surname (last name) Meanings
Our Surnames
Relearning the Spelling of Your Surname
Surname (last name) Index
Surname (Last Name) Meanings
Surname Origin List
Surname Origins List
What's In A Cognomen (Surname)?

Holocaust Names (loads slowly)
Names of Alaska Airlines Flight 261 Victims
Names on the Wall (Veterans)

Military Aircraft Nicknames
Names for the Civil War
Naval Ships with Northwest Names
P.O.W. Names
Ship Naming in the United States Navy U.S. Military Aircraft Nicknames

A Band Named... “The Names”
Accordion Names around the World
More Origins of Band Names [some coarse language]
Musicals! Names of Musicals Quiz
Names from Early Jazz and Blues
Rock Stars’ Birth Names
Ultimate Band List (searchable)
Weird Band Names
Where Everybody Knows Your Name [complete Cheers theme lyrics]

10 Dishes Named After Opera Composers or Singers
10 Nicknames of Mozart Works
18TH Century PA German Nickname
A Listing of Some 18TH and 19TH Century American Nicknames
Amateur Goalie Nicknames
Athletic Team Nicknames
Berman's Baseball Nicknames
Coast Guard Cutter Nicknames
College Nicknames
Common Nicknames
Days of Our Lives Character Nicknames
Evolution of a Nickname
Friends Character Nicknames
Indiana High School Nicknames
Infamous Nicknames
The Nickname Game
Nicknames and Naming Traditions
Nicknames Page
Our Ancestors’ Nicknames
Presidents’ nicknames
Railroad Nicknames
Russian Names and Their Nicknames
Soccer Nicknames
Sports Nicknames
Sports Nicknames
State Nicknames
Ten nicknames of Beethoven piano sonatas
U.S. Presidents’ Nicknames Quiz
Why Do Mobsters Have the Best Nicknames? [article]
Young Adults Nix Those Childhood Nicknames [article]

Assorted (A-D):

A Brief Intro to the History of Names
A Rose by All of These Names
A Unified Theory of Names
A/K/A [drugs by other names]
About Australia House Names
About Names
Addicted to Naming Things
All 151 Pokémon Names
“All the Names in the World”
Allyson’s Ultimate Compendium of One-Named People
Alphabetized Name List
Also Known As [Billy the Kid, et al.]
The Amazing Prophecy of Names
American Name Society
Amusing United Kingdom Pub Names
Animated First Names
Behind the Name
Beliefs about Names
Boat Names
...But Names Will Never Hurt Me
California Residents A/K/A
Changing Immigrant Names
Cheese Names
Clothes Names
Clothes Names II
Clown Registry (Clown Names)
Cool Names?
Country Domain Names
Dead or Alive? (Names List)
Defunct Team Names
Department/Ward Names
Domain Names: Will We Run Out?
Dictionary of Names (an Onomastikon)
Different Names for Vampires
Dinosaur Names/Naming Project
Discover Your Own Name’s Secret
Do You Need a Belly Dance Stage Name?
Does the Name Fit?
Double Edge Names (Tai Chi Chuan)
Drink Names Starting with “A”

The Name Jerry Hill:
A Jerry Hill Christened May 24, 1752
A Jerry Hill’s Home Is His Castle
Become a Jerry Hill for a Day (enter your name/print)
Distribution of Jerry Hills in the United States
Getting to Know Another Jerry Hill
Jerry Hills Who Died (in Viet Nam) Serving Their Country
Jerry Hill Is a What???
Jerry Hill Is a What??? Part II
Jerry Hill Is a What??? Part III
The Jerry Hill Links (with pictures!)
“The Jerry Hill Pages”
The Jerry Hill Photo Gallery
Jerry Hill: The Written Word
Jerry Hills behind Bars
More Jerry Hills than You Can Shake a Stick At
Jerry Hills with Patents
R.I.P. 113 Dead Jerry Hills
U.S. Civil War Jerry Hills (1861-1865)
Voice of Dallas Police Sgt. Jerry Hill (JFK Assassination)

Assorted, Con’t:

Elizabethan Names
Etymology of Mineral and Rock Names
Exotic Names for Prescription Drugs
Exotic Names for Special Coffee
Faery Names
Famous Pirate Ship Names and Captain Names
Fictitious Firm Names [searchable]
Find a Grave (by Name)
Find Your Naming Personality Type
Full Names of Days of Our Lives Characters
Gemstones with Ugly Names
Gender-Free Names
General History of Quilt Pattern Names
Glossary of Roots of Botanical Names
Great Names in History who Were Educated at Home
Great Names of Russian Ballet
Harry Potter (Where the Names Come From)
Hidden Names for MSG
History of Names
Hobson’s Choice [words formerly known as Proper Names]
Horticulture Crop Names
House Names
House Names
How Dinosaurs Are Named
How to Pronounce Finnish Names
How to Pronounce Wine Names
Hurricane/Typhoon/Tropical Cyclone Names

Import Names in Early Settler History
Irish Translation of English Names
Italian Profession Names
Ixnay to These Names
Jane and John Doe
Japanese Names of 12 Months
Japanese Pokémon Names
Keeping Names in the Family
Kim’s Name Site
The Last Word on First Names
“Like Mother, Like Daughter” (Names)
Logical Names for Twins
The Many Names for Lactose Intolerance
Many Names for One Individuals
The Many Names of the Character Called Punch
The Many Names of the Toilet [Note: some coarse language]
Mary Christmas? Holiday Names Are Fun
Meaning of a Name
Meanings of English Names in Other Countries
Medieval Names
Minerals by Name
Magicians’ Birth Names
“Microchip Names” (Aboard Stardust)
More Cheers [Cheers-related trivia including names]
Most Common Cemetery Names
The Most Common Names in America
My Name Is... [in over 185 languages]
Mythological Names (Celtic, compilation)
Mythological Names (Norse, compilation)


Section 1
Name Fun Facts
Name List (U.S. Comics)
Name Meanings in Mythology
Name-O-Tron [name generator]
The Name Site
The Name’s Familiar
Names and Personal Identity
Names and Personality
Names as Different Societies Have Viewed Them
Names (Encarta)
Names for Dancers
Names for the Little Things
Names from Other Cultures
Names of 1950’s TV Shows
Names of Alternative Comic Book Creators
Names of British Monarchies
Names of Canadian Prime Ministers and Their Spouses

Section 2

Names of Declaration of Independence Signers
Names of Famous Architects
Names of Future Atlantic Storms
Names of Great Lakes Shipwrecks [searchable]
Names of Harry Potter Characters
Names of Knights
Names of Large Numbers
Names of Lighthouses
Names of Mayflower Passengers [passenger list]
Names of Museums
Names of Newfoundlanders Lost at Sea
Names of Norse Gods
Names of Orchestras & Ensembls All over the World
Names of Passengers (Passenger Lists)
Names of People on the Titanic
Names of Pirate Ships and Their Captains
Names of Potatoes
Names of the Fraggles
Names of the Months Defined
Names of the Most Popular Travel Destinations
Names of Things on the Stage
Names of Things You Didn't Know Have a Name
Names of Vegetables
Names of Vegetables in European Languages
Names of World’s Richest People (1999 Data)

Section 3

The Names Page
Names Potpourri Part I
Names Related to the Guillotine
Names You Never Knew Existed [some coarse language]
Naming Chairs in an Auditorium (fundraising idea)
Naming Coffee Naming of Male Roman Citizens
The Naming of Names [article]
Naming Patterns (frames)
Naming Your Business
Naming Your Business
Naming Your Business in an Information Age
Naming Your Homeschool
North Shore Oral Names Archive (NZ)
Number Names

Old (Anglo-Saxon) Names for Our Months
Old Names of Diseases
Old Names of Vocations
Orchid Names
Origin of Names, Baby Names, Found Names
Personal Names Derived from Nature
Pesticide Common Names
Phantasy Names
Popular American Names for Specific Ages
Popularity of Names in Regions of the U.S.
Prevalent Names in the U.S.
Prevalent Names in the U.S. (by Heritage)
Private Citizens with a Famous Name
Pro Wrestlers’ Old Ring Names!
Pronouncing Foreign Names
Psychology of Naming
Quilt Block Names
Rare Names Online
Remembering Names
Remembering Names [for teachers]
Rhythm and Flow in Names
Richard’s Index of Reversible Names
Root Beer Brand Names

Santa’s Many Names
Santa’s Other Names
Scientific Names
Scientific Names Can Be Fun
The Secret Names of Plants
Ships Named Nashville
Significant Names in Herodotus
Some Notes on Japanese Names and Suffixes
Sounding Out Fun Names
Specialty Names
Star Trek Names
Star Wars Names
Stealing Your Name and Your Money
State Flower Names
Stories Behind Those Hawaii Five-O Character Names
The “Strange and Unusual” of Names
Sword Owners’ Names for Their Swords
Timelines of Significant Names in Western Culture
Top 40 Names 1930-1990
Top 50 Names in the U.S.
Train Names
Translation of First Name
Tropical Cyclone Names

Unknown Gender Firstnames
Unusual Names
Unusual Names Bulletin Board
Unusual, Unique and Creative Names
Uselessness of Names
Vegetable Names
Viking Names Found in the Landnámabók
Want to Name a House? [article]
Weird Little Taxes with Oddball Names
What Did You Name Your Grandparents?
What’s in a Name? [a kid-created names site]
What’s in a Name? [character naming/article]
What’s in a Name? [“nameformation”]
What’s in a Name? [Paul Dickson]
What’s in a (Utah) Name?
What’s the Generic Name?
Where Did Our 1ST Names Come From?
Who or What Inspired Your Naming (BBC)
X-Men Characters (click on alphabetical listing)
Yo-Yo Stage Names

Name Clubs:
A Directory of People and Things Named Jed
Mikes of the World
Name Clubs
People Named Thomas Schneider
World Wide Wendy [about the name Wendy]

Name Lists/Index:
Artist Names [union list]
Popular Names (Social Security Name Registry Info)
Search Names Files from 1990 Census

Place Names:
A Variety of Short Names of Countries
About Names of States
Australian Place Names Search
Bar Names (Tavern Names)
Canadian Geographical Names
Countries A/K/A
Daft Place Names (UK)
Funny Town Names (US & Canada)
The Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Government Names
History of Oregon Names
Imaginary Place Names (Previous Postings)
Index to Country Names
Interesting, Strange, Funny Place Names
Irish Place Names Used as First Names

Kentucky Place Names
Latin Place Names
The Many Names of Wilmington, NC
Minnesota Lake Names
Montana City Name Quiz
More Weird & Wonderful Names in Canada
Names of Counties of the U.S.
Names of Countries and Their Codes
Names of Independent States in the World
Names of Philadelphia Neighborhoods
Names of Rivers in America Names of Towns (Delight, Boring, etc.)
New Jersey Local Place Names
The Origin of (Orkney) Island Names
Original Names of Caribbean Islands
Origins of the Great Lakes’ names
Paris Street Names
Place Names of the World
Places Formerly Known As
Primitive Ocean Names
The Real Story of How Toronto Got Its Name
State Nicknames (U.S.)
Top Ten Names for U.S. Cities and Towns
US National Parks by Name
Vietnam’s Many Names
Weird and Wonderful Names in Canada
Why Was America Named after Amerigo Vespucci?
Words Derived from Personal Names
World's Longest Place Name
You Think Your Town's Name Is Unique? [2-minute load time]

101 Names of Ahura Mazda
99 Perfect Names of Allah
A Witch by Any Other Name
Angel Names
Bible Names Dictionary (Hitchcock’s)
Bibliography on Jewish Given Names
Christmas Tree Names
Frequency of Bible Given Names
God Is Not God’s Name
Hitchcock’s Bible Names Dictionary
Jewish Given Names
Legitimate Names for Pope
Mennonite Names
Muslim Names
The Name of Jesus Christ
Names of Angels (Angel of the Day)
Names of the Angels (Word Search)
Names of Patron Saints (Alphabetical)
Spirit Names for Bears
What’s in a Jewish Name?
Why Don’t Most People in the Bible Have Last Names?
Zoroastrian Names

The Written Word:
About Authors [name index]
A Fishy Name Will Stay the Same [article]
Article about “Bizarre Monikers”
Articles about Names
Author Pen Names
Colorful Superhero Names (article)
Deja vu? Candidates may benefit from familiar names (article)
Lake Name 45 Letters Long (article)
Mini-Poems Using Girls Names
Name Game [article by Susan McCarthy]
Names of Wildfires (article)
Names of Winds of the World (article)
Nicknames for Bandits (article)
“On Nicknames and Such” (article by Les Combs)
Ordinary folks often name hills, lakes... (article)
What Is It about Names?
What's in a Name? [article]
What's Your Name? [article by Kass and Kass]
When Good Names Go Wrong [article]
Woman loses fight to change her name (article)

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