What's in a Name?

February 2005
Scholastic DynaMath;Feb2005, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p2
The article reports that the U.S. Presidents have had some unique names, like Grover, Millard, and Ulysses. But there have also been lots with more common names, like George and John. In honor of Presidents' Day, the magazine Scholastic made a picture of the most common first name for the U.S. Presidents.


Related Articles

  • Hail to the Chiefs.  // Weekly Reader News - Edition 4;2/9/2007, Vol. 88 Issue 18, p8 

    A quiz concerning the life history of the U.S. Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln for the celebration of the Presidents' Day on February 19, 2007 is presented.

  • Message on the observance of President's Day, 1995.  // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;2/27/95, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p263 

    Presents the message of United States President Bill Clinton on the observance of President's Day, delivered on February 16, 1995.

  • Message on the observance of Presidents' Day, 1996. Clinton, Bill // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;2/26/96, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p335 

    Presents an excerpt of a message by the United States president, on the observance of Presidents' Day, delivered on February 17, 1996. Praises for past American presidents.

  • Who should we honor on Presidents' Day.  // Junior Scholastic;02/09/98, Vol. 100 Issue 12, p2 

    Questions which former president of the United States (US) should be honored on Presidents' Day, which is commemorated during February every year. Views of a group that Presidents Abraham Lincoln and George Washington should be honored; Achievements of Lincoln and Washington during their...

  • President Puzzler.  // Humpty Dumpty Magazine;Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p4 

    A crossword puzzle related to the names of eight U.S. Presidents is presented.

  • AT EASE.  // Esprit de Corps;Apr2014, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p72 

    The article presents trivia on varied topics including the U.S. president who received the Medal of honor award, the caliber of Bazooka, and the Fifth Symphony of Beethoven that is unpopular with the Nazis.

  • Message on the Observance of Presidents' Day, 1999. Clinton, William J. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;2/15/99, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p225 

    Presents the text of a speech given by United States President Bill Clinton on February 12, 1999 which deals with his observance of 1999 President's Day.

  • Time for Change.  // Weekly Reader News - Edition 4;2/9/2007, Vol. 88 Issue 18, p2 

    The article reports on the announcement of the U.S. Mint concerning the release of the modern design of the $1 coin featuring some presidents for the celebration of the Presidents' Day on February 19, 2007. The coin series features different U.S. presidents such as George Washington, John Adams,...

  • TOO MANY CHIEFS. Hertzberg, Hendrik // New Yorker;2/19/2007, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p57 

    The article discusses various meanings of the term "Presidents' Day", depending on how it is punctuated, and the holiday's origins. The article suggests that presidential glorification is excessive in the U.S., and proposes a return to the original "Washington's Birthday" nomenclature. The...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics