When Raymond and Rosa Judge welcomed their baby son, Igor, with joy, it seemed pretty predictable what career the boy would choose in the future. Even Rosa’s maiden name, Micallef, is an Arabic word for judge. The surname ‘Judge’ means judge.|Sure enough, Igor later worked as a lawyer, and eventually became the head of the British Court: The judge is the head of the judges. If he was tired of the jokes that dragged on year after year, he could at least remember many people with less fortunate names: Cardinal Sin, for example, the former Archbishop of the city. Manila (‘Cardinal’ means cardinal).|Does our name indicate our destiny?|While we skim through these supposed coincidences, some surprising new research may show that names in some way influence our behavior at school, development, and school. career aspirations and even fame.|Our names can even give some indication of physical and health.