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Welcome to the Behindthename.com message boards! This is a place to talk about names and naming. Please read the descriptions of the boards to choose the best place to post.
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Names

For fact-based discussion of given names: their meanings, history, popularity, usage, and so on.
For opinion-based discussion of given names: baby name advice, character name suggestions, name aesthetics, and so on.
For name games and other fun diversions: create-a-family, elimination, tournaments, and so on.
For the discussion of surnames: their meanings, origins, usage, family history, and so on.

Off Topic

For off-topic discussion of any subject other than names.
For the discussion of stories you or others have created: plots, characters, etc.
For technical questions and test posts.

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