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BABY BOY NAME SELECTOR or
the
"we'll guess your name in just seven questions" selector
Are you about to have a baby boy? These interactive personalized databases will help to select the right name for your son. Your results include name meanings, name origins and name popularity.
See also girl name selector.

1. ORIGIN From which language family would you like to explore? (Smaller language groups are combined)
African (various languages)   Arabic & Persian    English    French    Germanic    Greek    Hebrew    Irish, Scottish & Welsh    Italian    Latin    Native American & Hawaiian    Scandavian    Slavic    Spanish    Undetermined (Includes invented names and spellings)    No Preference (Not Sure, Not Important)
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2. MEANING Names have meaning of their own. What type of name would you like?
Jobs and skills    Religious and Biblical   Warriors and weapons    Traits and virtues    Places    Nature    Names from surnames    Royal    Family relationships    Objects    Action    Diminutive    Miscellaneous    No Preference (Not Sure, Not Important)
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3. TRENDY OR TRENDSETTER Would you like a name that is popular or would you prefer an uncommon name?
Source: 100% sampling of US Social Security Number card applications. -Office of the Chief Actuary Home Page.
The top 100 most popular baby names in the US 1998    The top 101 to 500 most popular baby names in the US 1998    The top 501 to 1000 most popular baby names in the US 1998    Names outside the 1000 most popular baby names in the US 1998    No Preference (Not Sure, Not Important)
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4. FIRST LETTER Considerations include alliteration (same first letter as last name) and what will the initials spell.
A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H    I    J    K    L    M    N    O    P    Q    R    S    T    U    V    W    X    Y    Z    No Preference (Not Sure, Not Important)
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5. NUMBER OF SYLLABLES How will your baby's name sound as part of a full name?
1 syllable    2 syllables    3 syllables    4 syllables or more    5 syllables or more    No Preference (Not Sure, Not Important)
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6. NUMBER OF LETTERS How will your baby's name appear when written?
2 letter    3 letters    4 letters    5 letters   6 letters   7 letters   8 letters   9 letters   10 letters or more    No Preference (Not Sure, Not Important)
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7. LAST LETTER Considerations include how it blends into last name.
A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H    I    J    K    L    M    N    O    P    Q    R    S    T    U    V    W    X    Y    Z    No Preference (Not Sure, Not Important)
Importance of your selection above? Higher High Medium Low    Lower