Submit Your Naming Story

I invite you to contribute stories of how and why you were given your first name or how you chose the name for your offspring. Please share your story.

This project, Naming Stories, is part of the Where Progress and History Meet exhibition at the West Chicago City Museum curated by Sarah Phalen and Anni Holm.


Your first name (not required).
The first name you are writing about.
The city, state and country you live in.
Have you ever lived in West Chicago, Illinois? *
Permission *