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The first way is by family history,
Parents may choose the name
because it is passed from generation to generation,
the first born son might be named after his father or grandfather.
Although family names are also passed to daughters,
it is usually as a middle name.
Adding Junior (Jr.) or the second (II), for example, William Pocket II,
is only done with the boys, not the girls names.
The second way parents choose a name is
after a family member or friends,
who has died recently, or after someone they admire,
like a well known leader, or a famous musician.
Although most English first names mean something,
for example, Richard means powerful and Ann means grace.
Now a days meaning is not the main reason
people select their baby's names.
The third way is to provide a push for the child,
Parent want to choose a name that sounds very success,
a strong name might help them in the business world, for example,
or they might choose a name that works for either gender,
like Taylor or Terris.
So given these three methods.
What is the most common way parents choose their name ?
Many parents choose their name simply because they like it,
or because they are fashionable or classic.
Fashions in names change just like they do in clothes.
One hundred years ago, many names came from the Bible,
names such as Daniel, Emma, Hanna, and Matthew.
Then 50 years ago, biblical names were out of fashion.
Now a days, names from the Bible are become popular again.
Similarly parents often choose classic names,
names were popular in 1900, 1950, and are still popular now.
Classic Names for boys include Thomas, David, Robert, and Michael,
and for girls, Emma, Elizabeth, Emily, and Catherine,.....