Discussion questions and speaking prompts about names.

  1. Do you have, or have you ever had a nickname? What is/was it? Do/did you like it?
  2. If you had to change your name, what would you change it to?
  3. What name would you never even consider giving a potential future child? Why?
  4. What is the story behind your name? Why were you given this name?
  5. You’ve been tasked with finding a new name for your home town. What alternatives do you propose?
  6. Do our names influence who we become? How?