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All in a Name



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The Prompt

Tell the story of your name: its history, its meaning, how it was chosen for you, or your own feelings about its sound or popularity. You may write about your first, middle, or last name.

Need more ideas?
Were you named after someone?
Do you know anyone with the same name?
Do you have any funny facts or stories about your name? Perhaps you've always been called a nickname, or perhaps your name gets confused with that of a celebrity...

Suggested length

No more than 300 words.