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  1. Guess the riddle.

  2. What belongs only to you but used more often by others?

  3. Name given at birth

  4. 750000 Names in the world

  5. The longest name consists of 1,478 letters.

  6. The shortest name is U-a Chinese name.

  7. What’s in your name?

  8. The hypothesis is:If a person knows the origin of his name he can adapt his life to its meaning.

  9. The aims are:1. to enlarge students’ scope by studying some facts about giving names.2. to motivate students’ curiosity and develop their desire to know the meanings of the names.3. to master English by learning, watching, studying information.

  10. We used the following methods:1.reading special literature.2.watching TV programmes. 3.analysis, synthesis.4.questionnaire, survey.

  11. Chrysippus (about 281-209 years BC)

  12. In many cultures, the child was given two names:Anna MariaMark JosephElena Edward

  13. In the Indian tribes a young man learned his real name in the day of recognition of his age.

  14. Zeus Aphrodite The ancient Greeks gave the child the of gods

  15. Naming in Kazakhstan

  16. The Turkish names

  17. «Aynur»(Ay Nur)- « Moon Light»

  18. «Aigul(Ay Chug) » - « Moon Flower»

  19. Amangeldy- “To come back alive”Kyztumas- “Not to give birth for girls”

  20. Kotibar- “he has a butt”Sasikbaj- “smelly baj”

  21. Men’s names are often ended on –baj, -bey, -khan.Women’s names are often ended on -ghul, -nur.

  22. The Arabic names

  23. Al-Iskander (Alexander of Macedon)

  24. Giving a name in Russia

  25. Dobromila Radomir

  26. “slav” Vyacheslav Jaroslav Borislav Svyatoslav

  27. After the revolution names: Vilen Oktyabrina Idea

  28. Giving a name in Britain

  29. Margaret Thatcher David Williams

  30. Sean-same as John;Liam-same as William;Seamus-same as James;Seanna-same as Joanna.

  31. Many Irish surnames begin withO’… ‘from the family of’; Fitz…Mac…Kil…Gil… meaning ‘son of’

  32. O’BrienMacDonaldO’NeilKilmartin

  33. So many countries so many names.

  34. As you name a ship so it floats.

  35. QUESTIONNAIRE Name__________________________ age_______________ Yes No 1. Do you like your name? 2. Do you know its meaning? 3. If yes, does you character reflect its meaning? 4. What is your favourite male’s name? 5. What is your favourite female’s name? TABLE 1

  36. TABLE 2 Do you like your name?

  37. TABLE 3 Do you know its meaning?

  38. We analyzed 534 names of students and 50 names of school staff and stated that…

  39. the most often used Kazakh names Female names 1. Malika – 7 persons 2. Karina – 5 persons 3. Dana – 5 persons • Kamilla – 4 persons 5. Aigerim – 4 persons.

  40. Male names • 1.Iljyas – 4 persons • Alisher – 4 persons • Timur – 4 persons • 4. Nail’ – 3 persons • 5. Dias – 3 persons

  41. the most often used Russian names Female names 1.Anastasiya – 19 persons 2.Ekaterina – 13 persons 3.Darya – 10persons 4.Alina – 10persons 5.Anna – 9persons

  42. Male names 1.Nikita – 10 persons 2,Vladislav – 8 persons 3.Dmitrij – 6 persons 4.Aleksandr – 6 persons 5.Danil – 5persons

  43. The top names and their meanings: Anastasia- return to life Nikita-winner Malika-the queen, princess Ilyas-the power of Allah

  44. It is also interesting to note that there are a lot of singled and unusual names such as

  45. Zlata “golden, honey”

  46. Milena- sweet, tender.

  47. Savva “Sagittarius”