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Match words in meaning
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  • Multiple terms can be entered into the search box
  • Match names will match names that are entered
  • Match words in meanings will match names that have the meanings entered into the search box (meanings are anything between double quotes)
  • Match words in description will match names that have the keywords entered into the search box (keywords are anything written after the name)
  • "or" search requires one of the terms to match, "and" search requires all of the terms to match
  • The * character is a wildcard which will match one or more letters, but it only works for name searches
  • The _ character will match exactly one letter, but it only works for name searches
  • You can always force a term to be included by preceding it with a + sign, or force it to be excluded with a - sign
  • You can use multiple levels of bracketing to refine your search
    Example: +greek +(legend myth) -zeus will match Greek names of myths or legends not about Zeus
  • You can search for an exact phrase by surrounding it with double quotes
    Example: "the lord of the rings" will match names from the novel 'The Lord of the Rings'

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  • Search for related names will match names that are related to names entered into the search box
  • Search for sound-alike names will match names that sound similar to names entered into the search box
  • Search for rhyming names will match names that are rhyme with names entered into the search box (this is still under development)
  • Search for popularities will find the popularity of names entered into the search box
  • Search for namesakes will find notable people who have the names entered into the search box
  • Search for name days will find the name days of the names entered into the search box
  • Search for external information will find websites with further information on names entered into the search box
  • Search for comments will find user comments on names entered into the search box
  • Search for ratings will find user ratings of names entered into the search box