Articles

What follows are some articles on the subject of names. If you come across a piece that belongs here (or better yet, if you would like to write something and have me post it here) send a note to .

Names and Personal Identity by H. Edward Deluzain

Names and Personality by H. Edward Deluzain

Names and Behavior by H. Edward Deluzain

From Booker to Jamal to TeJay: Controversy and the Decline of Conventional and Afrocentric Naming by Robert Fikes, Jr.

Pseudonyms, Aliases, and Other Name Alterations of Some Distinguished African Americans by Robert Fikes, Jr.


Your Name Impacts How Others Judge You [external]

Inspired by Facebook, Israeli couple names their daughter Like [external]

Leslie, Kerry, Kim, Vivian, Tracy write - the pains of growing up a boy with a girl's name [external]

What's in a name? It's all a question of heritage [external]

Names: Why are they so popular? [external]

Moniker's progress - the names that parents give their children illuminate cultural evolution [external, registration required]

How do planets get their names? [external]

Popularity of Names in Regions of the United States [external]

Spellbound by the New Names [external]

Can't Stop Playing the Name Game [external]

Where have all the Lisas gone? [external]

God becomes Who I Am [external]

Couple try to name baby bin Laden [external]

Urban Legends: Funny Names [external]