An Entertaining Look at Names and Naming
Sports Team Names
Baseball Team Names — A list of Major League Baseball team names, past and present.
Major League Baseball team standings — Sort teams by statistics from 1901 to the present.
Basketball Team Names — A list of professional team names, past and present.
Football Team Names — A list of professional teams, past and present, for American football.
National Football League team standings — Sort teams by statistics from 1933 to the present.
Hockey Team Names — A list of professional team names, past and present.
All Professional Team Names; Sortable — A list of professional sports team, past and present.
College Team Names with Variable Sorting — A complete list of college team names in the United States.
Famous Cowboy Names
Western movie stars
Western Characters of Film and TV
Legends of the Old West
Other Name Lists
Famous Dog Names — Dog movie stars, and other famous canines.
Famous Ship and Boat Names — A list of famous sailing vessels.
Famous Masked Heroes — What were they called during their day job?
Famous Streets, Roads and Byways — Street names that have become part of the language.
U.S. Presidents — A list of presidential facts you can sort on.
The Chemical Elements — A list of the chemical elements, sortable.
State Names — Origins and meanings of the American states.
Renaming the States — What if we could rename the States...
Hair Raising Names — Barbers are great at creating pun-ishing names for their businesses.
Fun With Names — Ivan Itch and lots more.
Common Name Phrases — Many first names have become part of the English language.
Silly Business Names — Some clever business names aren’t so clever.
Jack O’ Words — The name Jack is the most common first name found in English words.
Common American Surnames — Comparison of occurrences between 1990 and 1790.
Children Surnames — Options for naming the kids.
Roles and Names — The many names you have.
Boat Name Generator — Got a boat to name?
Street Name Generator — Want to invent a pastural name for a street?
Fictional Name Generator — Create your own fictional name
Indian Name Generator — Create your own fictional name
Articles about Names
What is a Name? — That question is finally answered.
Benedict Arnold’s Infamous Brother — Why are some names stronger than others?
An Old Lady and a Mop — You don’t buy a good commercial name, you sell it.
God Bless Bjarnia — Surveying the names of states and cities in the United States.
Saks Fawn Creek Chase — The story of street names in the United States.
A Game with No Rules — A look at the game of naming sports teams.
Improving Football — Some suggestions for American football.
You Are Not Your Name — Don’t take your personal name personally.
Surnames and Her-Names — The history and future of last names.
Cats and Dogs — How we name pets, boats, churches, newspapers and more.
Namely — Why is Jimmy Johnson so upset?
The Johnson Formula — How many people do you know? Try this.