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What's in a name? Have you ever wondered what your name means? What language your name comes from? Take a look at these quizzes.
92 Names quizzes and 1,288 Names trivia questions.
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  Do You Know My Name? best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
From the nickname that became king to the duck that destroyed the popularity of a respectable and dignified first name, my ten "guests" will supply you with information that should allow you to guess their names.
Average, 10 Qns, uglybird, May 11 19
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uglybird gold member
May 11 19
23477 plays
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  Nature Boy Nature Boy great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
All of these boy's names are related to the great outdoors in one way or another. The pictures should hopefully give you a clue. Good luck!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Plodd, Apr 13 15
Very Easy
Plodd
1385 plays
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  Naming the Best of Times best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz is about the meanings and origins of names which have, at 'the best of times', enjoyed sudden peaks in popularity - based on statistics of birth names for babies in the United States of America from 1880 through 2009.
Easier, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Feb 02 22
Easier
looney_tunes editor
Feb 02 22
4585 plays
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I just had a birthday, and since I was born in the US in 1958, I wrote about how the popularity of baby names has changed since then. See how many popular names from 50 or 60 years ago you remember. Don't worry, there are clues to the meanings to help.
Easier, 10 Qns, shuehorn, Mar 31 20
Easier
shuehorn gold member
Mar 31 20
3749 plays
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  What Is My Name? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Can you guess the names in each of the questions with an etymological clue and some famous examples? Play and find out! I tried to include rarer names.
Average, 10 Qns, reeshy, Nov 10 13
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reeshy gold member
4418 plays
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  Names, First and Last best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Decide which name fits the definition given, aided occasionally by some famous examples.
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, May 22 17
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spanishliz editor
May 22 17
1985 plays
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  A Tea Time Quiz - Ten Occupational 'T's best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
If you have one of these surnames beginning with the letter 'T' and don't enjoy your job, you could spend your tea break trying to identify if your ancestral career might suit you better. Match up each job description with its related surname.
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Nov 04 17
Average
Fifiona81 editor
Nov 04 17
673 plays
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  Line Up In Alphabetical Order! great trivia quiz - 25 questions - 5 mins
All of these names have made the US Social Security Administration's popularity list for newborns at least once during the past century. You may be asked to choose actual name, the name's meaning, or another fun fact. (Answers are A-Z, no Q.)
Easier, 25 Qns, Coonielady, Sep 22 19
Easier
Coonielady
Sep 22 19
2021 plays
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  What About My Name? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
From names that might declare one's character to names that were first declared for the purpose of naming a character, here are another group of "guests" anxious to see if you know about their names.
Tough, 10 Qns, uglybird, Feb 11 05
Tough
uglybird gold member
6298 plays
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  Boys Names and Their Meanings Boys' Names and Their Meanings - 10 questions - 4 mins
Most names have a meaning behind them. Can you use the photos and discover the meanings of these boys' names?
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Aug 09 21
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ozzz2002 gold member
Aug 09 21
609 plays
trivia question Quick Question
In the Book of Genesis, there are two men and one woman named Anah. What does this name mean in Hebrew?

From Quiz "The Meaning of Biblical Names"




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  That's a Nice Name popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
First names for babies are chosen for a variety of reasons, from being popular at the time to honoring a descendant. Occasionally, the person fits the name.
Average, 10 Qns, illiniman14, Jan 10 13
Average
illiniman14 gold member
1528 plays
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  If I Wasn't a Footballer... - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is about occupational surnames - surnames named after types of job - and I've decided to give it a footballing twist (albeit with a UK bias).
Average, 10 Qns, Kankurette, Nov 14 21
Average
Kankurette gold member
Nov 14 21
199 plays
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  Names in Mythology popular trivia quiz - 25 questions - 7 mins
A quiz on the meaning of mythological names and terms.
Difficult, 25 Qns, Catamount, Sep 27 15
Difficult
Catamount
7259 plays
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  Names Turned Pink - 15 questions - 4 mins
Many first names that historically were used for boys are now used primarily as girls' names in the US. Match famous males with some of these names to their surnames, such as Hilary with Waugh for the writer Hilary Waugh.
Average, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, Aug 06 20
Average
SixShutouts66 gold member
Aug 06 20
319 plays
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  Ye Olde Shopping Trippe top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
It's 9am in the Middle Ages and I'm going shopping. Come with me and meet some people who obtained their surname from their profession. Your assignment is to match the names with the trade or business.
Average, 10 Qns, Tizzabelle, Jun 10 14
Average
Tizzabelle gold member
1083 plays
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  The Meaning of Biblical Names - 10 questions - 3 mins
Onomastics or onomatology is the name given to the science that studies proper names, their origins and meanings. The Bible brings several interesting names, but have you ever thought about their meanings?
Average, 10 Qns, riobr, Sep 29 18
Average
riobr
Sep 29 18
3677 plays
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  All About Aaron popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
What's in a name? This quiz offers a hodge podge of questions relating to the first name Aaron.
Average, 10 Qns, skylarb, Dec 05 19
Average
skylarb gold member
Dec 05 19
474 plays
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  Ye Olde Shopping Trippe - Day 2 top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
It's 9am in the Middle Ages and I'm off on day two of a shopping extravaganza. Come with me around the town and see if you can match the surnames to the trades those people performed.
Average, 10 Qns, Tizzabelle, Nov 28 12
Average
Tizzabelle gold member
754 plays
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  Lions - 10 questions - 4 mins
Many human names have specific meanings to them. Most of the human names in this quiz mean "lion" in their respective language (with one exception). Match the "lion" name to their place of origin. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, apathy100, Jun 09 19
Average
apathy100 gold member
Jun 09 19
352 plays
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  Who am I? Ralph, Rolf, Ralf or Rolfe - 10 questions - 3 mins
Can you identify the correct Ralph, Rolf, Ralf or Rolfe?
Easier, 10 Qns, zambesi, Jun 25 20
Easier
zambesi
Jun 25 20
473 plays
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What's in a name? Here, you can find out. This isn't a "guess who" game, this is a quiz asking you if you know what the character's names mean from Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet".
Average, 15 Qns, Priscilla9, Jan 03 15
Average
Priscilla9
2939 plays
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  Marshall Law - 10 questions - 5 mins
Not Martial Law, but Marshall Law. Famous people, fictional and real, named Marshall, and their tie-in with the law and legal matters.
Average, 10 Qns, Billkozy, Jun 10 21
Average
Billkozy
Jun 10 21
175 plays
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  What's in a Boy's Name? - 10 questions - 4 mins
Many names have common meanings in everyday language. Use the clues to supply a word that is also a boy's name.
Average, 10 Qns, leith90, Apr 26 18
Average
leith90 gold member
Apr 26 18
1075 plays
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  Irish Family Names - 15 questions - 3 mins
I'll give you the original Gaelic word it comes from and you give me the anglicised version.
Average, 15 Qns, Morrigan716, May 02 09
Average
Morrigan716 gold member
6353 plays
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  A Rose By Any Other... - 10 questions - 4 mins
Simple task-match the given name to its meaning. I'll give you the root language as an added hint. Most information is from the web sites Online Etymology and Behind the Name.
Average, 10 Qns, austinnene, Apr 11 16
Average
austinnene gold member
Apr 11 16
258 plays
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  Icelandic Surnames - 10 questions - 4 mins
The Icelanders are famous for having a different surname system to everyone else. This quiz outlines some of the tendencies of Icelandic families and their surnames.
Average, 10 Qns, Flynn_17, Aug 24 22
Average
Flynn_17
Aug 24 22
659 plays
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  A Message Found between Adam and Noah - 10 questions - 3 mins
I see a message found in ten names found in Genesis starting with Adam and ending with Noah. Do you know what their names mean? NIV was used.
Average, 10 Qns, Ilona_Ritter, Oct 14 21
Average
Ilona_Ritter gold member
Oct 14 21
175 plays
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  By Your Family Name, I 'Know' Who You Are - 10 questions - 4 mins
When you pick up a name, can you decipher the nationalities, religion, race, heritage or gender? Well, in some communities, you can.
Average, 10 Qns, Regenshirm, May 06 17
Average
Regenshirm
May 06 17
340 plays
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  Biblical Names and Meanings - 15 questions - 5 mins
Hello! This is my third quiz. This quiz contains names of some people. All you have to do is choose the correct meanings of their names. Enjoy!
Tough, 15 Qns, rlv050403, Jun 29 20
Tough
rlv050403
Jun 29 20
594 plays
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