What does my name mean? It might be just curiosity for you but your name is much more than just a name!

Do you want to know the meaning behind your name? Simply fill out the form on the sidebar and click “Go”. As a bonus gift, a free name poster will be generated for you everyday.

You may optionally enter your birthday if you want to know who you were in your past life. Feel free to use the Name Explorer Tools if you want to know more about your name. For example, how popular your name is.

According to Wikipedia, onomastics or onomatology is the study of proper names of all kinds including the origins of names. On the other hand, anthroponomastics or anthroponymy is a branch of onomastics. It’s the study of ‘anthroponyms’ – from the Greek words anthropos, ‘man’, + onoma, ‘name’ – combined together it means ‘the names of human beings’. There are 21,681 names in the database including its meaning and origin. That’s a lot of names, isn’t it?

Here’s a sample data: Aubrianne of English origin, a girl’s name which means “Rules with elf-wisdom”.

This site also utilizes the Popular Baby Names statistical data available at the Social Security Administration website. To date there are 5,647,426 records in the database. The oldest record dates back to 1880 and the newest in 2014. That’s 135 years of data about popular names in 51 states of the USA.

Name Projects to Create, Share, and Treasure

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A name sticks with us from birth until death and although we often have no control over it, our names can define us. “The Meaning of Names – What Does My Name Mean is a free iOS app that explores the history, meaning, heritage, and qualities that each name holds. Discover your name’s meaning and more!

After your free mobile download, you can search for your own name and pull out amazing information from the massive name database. With more than 5 million statistical records and historical references for popular baby names after 1880, this app is packed with eye-opening facts. Expand your search by traveling back in time to discover the meanings of more names for your coworkers, pets, friends, and family. Create a stunning visual display to share with your friends as a personal gift and share on social media sites.

The project pack activity option allows you to pair exciting name innovation with high definition backgrounds for a one of a kind, beautiful gift. Choose from the 48 free HD project backgrounds and purchase more from the background shop to access all 250+ designs. Each project can be sent to the recipient through social media in its full size or cropped form and the high quality virtual picture is designed for sharing online. You can also print out these HD name displays to treasure for years to come. Print the project on high quality paper in the popular photo paper sizes and give the gift of information and discovery. This simple gesture is personal and creative without taking more than a minute or costing you any money. Send more than a motivational message; send a personalized, powerful name-inspired image that lasts. Download on the App Store today.

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