Quiz: What Would Your Name Be if You'd Been Born in Texas?
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What Would Your Name Be if You'd Been Born in Texas?
by Teresa M.
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Dust off your cowboy hat, and saddle up your horse. By the time you finish telling us about yourself, we will know what you would have been named if you were born in the Lone Star State. Would it have been something like J.R., or would you have been named something more clever like Charlene? 

On December 29, 1845, Texas became a full-fledged member of the United States. Since then, it's been known for its space program, its dusty ranches, and its beautiful gulf beaches. With cities like Dallas and Austin growing by the day, Texas remains a popular choice for folks looking to live somewhere hip and interesting. If your mother had given birth to you there, what do you think she would have named you?

Throughout this quiz, we will find out as much about you as we can. Then, we will match your personality and your inner Texan traits to some of the most popular names in Texas history. Every name has a different meaning and feel, but which one would your mother have called you? Tell us about your 10 foot tall and bulletproof approach to life, and we'll let you know if you would have been a Suzanne or a Dusty or maybe something else! 

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How much do you know about how car engines work? And how much do you know about how the English language works? And what about how guns work? How much do you know? Lucky for you, HowStuffWorks is about more than providing great answers about how the world works. We are also here to bring joy to your day with fun quizzes, compelling photography and fascinating listicles. Some of our content is about how stuff works. Some is about how much you know about how stuff works. And some is just for fun! Because, well, did you know that having fun is an important part of how your brain works? Well, it is! So keep reading!