Specialized websites can provide the etymology, history and original meaning of first and last names. Many of these sites offer name categorization by meaning, original language or popularity. More »

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Australopithecus is a group of extinct creatures closely related to human beings. The species had both ape and human characteristics with an ape-like face and a smaller brain than normal humans. It also had longer arms w... More »

Ladybugs' bright red color exists to frighten predators away from eating them. Despite their name, ladybugs are actually beetles and are not members of the true bug family, which includes ladybugs' favorite food, aphids.... More »

Find the meaning of a name by visiting BehindTheName.com, a website dedicated to the etymology and history of first names. Enter your name in the search field to locate facts about your name, including typical gender, pr... More »

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The meaning of a name is easily found on a variety of websites, such as Behind the Name, Namberry or Ancestry. These websites offer the meaning and origin of a name. More »

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The meanings of Hebrew names are available from specialty and baby name websites such as BabyNames.net, Behind the Name and All Hebrew Names. There are thousands of Hebrew names, many of which can only be found on specia... More »

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There are many sources for finding the meaning of names, also known as etymology, including using an online name index or a hard copy book of names. Behind the Name offers the etymology and history of names, and babyname... More »

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