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What's in a Name?

Whats in a name

Does your first name have another meaning? As in Norm and average? Frank and earnest? (Or, Ernest and frank?) See how many words and first names you can identify. And remember, spellings may vary.

  1. To tease good-naturedly or engage in banter, starts with a J.

    Reveal Answer

    josh, Josh

  2. A place you are trying to reach, starts with a D.

    Reveal Answer

    destiny, Destiny/

     

  3. Happiness, starts with a J.

    Reveal Answer

    joy, Joy

  4. A hard, translucent yellow to brown fossil resin, starts with an A.

    Reveal Answer

    amber, Amber

  5. made from wood, shows up in books, starts with "P".

    Reveal Answer

    page, Paige

  6. a hard stone, typically faceted, starts with "C".

    Reveal Answer

    crystal, Crystal

  7. to be holding something while going somewhere, starts with "C".

    Reveal Answer

    carry, Carrie

  8. describes someone who has a lot of this growing on their body, starts with "H".

    Reveal Answer

    hairy, Harry

  9. any three parts in a union; a triad; starts with "T"

    Reveal Answer

    trinity, Trinity

  10. a ball hit out of the park, starts with "H"

    Reveal Answer

    homer, Homer

  11. something you typically eat on a bun, also called a "hot dog"

    Reveal Answer

    frank, Frank

  12. a grayish color, also a flower

    Reveal Answer

    heather, Heather

  13. a mammal with dark fur

    Reveal Answer

    sable, Sable (a woman wrestler!)

  14. a creative expression, starts with A

    Reveal Answer

    art, Art

  15. a synonym for "shall", starts with W

    Reveal Answer

    Will

  16. to wed, starts with M

    Reveal Answer

    marry, Mary

  17. oxidized, starts with R

    Reveal Answer

    Rusty

  18. a count in Britain, starts with E

    Reveal Answer

    Earl

  19. a red-breasted harbinger, starts with R

    Reveal Answer

    Robin

  20. leaves for an ancient crown, starts with L

    Reveal Answer

    Laurel

  21. a thin beam of light, starts with R

    Reveal Answer

    Ray

  22. the winner!, starts with V

    Reveal Answer

    Victor

  23. a blue "crow" thief, starts with J

    Reveal Answer

    Jay

  24. a low, gentle neigh, starts with W

    Reveal Answer

    Whinny, Winnie

  25. a cent, starts with P

    Reveal Answer

    Penny

  26. a whirlpool, starts with E

    Reveal Answer

    Eddy

  27. a yellow-green color, starts with K

    Reveal Answer

    Kelly

  28. a star-shaped game piece, starts with J

    Reveal Answer

    Jack

  29. a Spanish nobleman, starts with D

    Reveal Answer

    Don

  30. a Christmas song, starts with C

    Reveal Answer

    Carol

  31. how a beach feels, starts with S

    Reveal Answer

    Sandy

  32. unearthed with a shovel, starts with D

    Reveal Answer

    dug, Doug

  33. sweet confections, starts with C

    Reveal Answer

    Candy

  34. a rabbit's den, starts with W

    Reveal Answer

    Warren

  35. loam (clean dirt), starts with F (and P)

    Reveal Answer

    fill, Phil

  36. a hive-dweller, starts with B

    Reveal Answer

    bee, Bea

  37. a short haircut, starts with B

    Reveal Answer

    Bob

  38. a cribbage pin, starts with P

    Reveal Answer

    Peg

  39. a red flower sent frequently on Valentines Day, starts with R

    Reveal Answer

    Rose

  40. a white flower used for memorials, starts with L

    Reveal Answer

    Lilly

  41. a blue flower mentioned in yearbooks, starts with V

    Reveal Answer

    Violet

(originally titled "Who's on First," courtesy of Nancy Kendall)

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