Quiz: What's Your 2021 Name?
Happy (almost) New Year! Before we ring in 2022, let's take a look back at the names that defined 2021. Below, take our quiz to discover your 2021 name, then read about the notable names of the year.
The Names That Defined 2021
The names that feel most connected to the year are those of people, places, characters, and events that shaped 2021.
There are notable celebrity baby names, including Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's daughter Lilibet Diana, along with Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost's son Cosmo.
Celebrity names themselves make the cut, such as Britney Spears, Timothée Chalamet, and Adele.
TV character names and movie character names from the top entertainment of the year, including Armond (The White Lotus), Wanda (WandaVision), and Gawain (The Green Knight) feel especially tied to 2021.
Names from major world events that took place in 2021, such as Tokyo, from the Tokyo Olympics, Ever, related to the ship Ever Given, which got stuck in the Suez Canal, and Perseverance, the Mars rover, may define the year best of all.