Category: baby name influences
One question we’re asked frequently by interviewers: Are names destiny? Does the name you choose determine who your child becomes and how their future unfolds?
Some name sources certainly promise that choosing the right name can be an important factor in determining whether your child is successful in life. And some studies have suggested that some names can help your child earn higher grades in school or be judged as more attractive or live longer, while others can set them up for a life of crime.
Madonna has been quoted as saying that she always felt her distinctive name set her up to be a star. And Italian baby naming books make character and life predictions — honest, happy, lucky with money — based on the names.