Pick Some Baby Names and We'll Predict How Many Kids You'll Have!

Zoe Samuel

Do you think you could name the top ten most popular baby names?

Do you want a name that people can pronounce all over the world?

Would you ever name a child something that was traditionally not given to a baby of their gender?

Are you worried about what their initials will spell out?

What famous dog has the best name?

What's a good name for a huge baby?

How unique of a name would you like to choose?

Besides your fellow parent, anyone else going to have input into your baby's name?

What name would you give a baby whose conception took over a year?

What nickname do you want your child to go by?

Which variant of the name below suits you best?

Do you have your child's future online presence in mind when you name them?

Do you like the idea of naming children for colors?

Which historical character has the best name?

What thing should a baby never be named after?

Would you name a baby after a country?

Do you want to name your kids with the same initials?

Do you have any family names you want to use?

What flower is a good name for a baby?

How about ethnically ambiguous names?

When should you assign a baby's name?

How do you feel about nontraditional spellings?

Which variant of the name below suits you best?

Do you like the idea of a name that harks back to your ancestors?

What "virtue" name suits you best?

Which male historical figure has a great name?

How influenced are you by baby naming trends?

Do you like gender-neutral names?

Do you believe in nominative determinism, that is, the idea that your name shapes your destiny?

Do you fear mixing up your kids' names?

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About This Quiz

Who doesn't love children? Well, quite a lot of us, as it happens, but most of us do, and even those who don't generally love children as a whole tend to know a few little humans who make their heart melt. Children are just small people, after all, and some of them are lovely while others are, less so. Fortunately, nearly everyone loves their own children with the fire of a thousand suns.

Other than the gift of life, the first great gift you give to your child is their name. That's why it's very important to get it right. In some cultures, you name children after a living relative. In others, you choose a deceased one. Still, others prefer to come up with something new or to name the baby based on your hopes or dreams, or something they express early on that gives you a clue who they will become. In some cultures, such as the Jewish faith, it's not considered traditional to give a child a name until their naming ceremony, meaning having one picked out in advance is a little bit cheeky, but everyone who might see themselves becoming a parent has a few names floating around their noggin, just in case. Tell us about yours, and we'll see what size brood you're likely to have!

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