At the end of World War I, Herbert Hoover, later to become President of the United States, led the allied relief efforts in Europe. He kept hundreds of thousands from starving, and a new word entered the Finnish language. In Finland, to “hoover” means “to be kind, to help.” If someone coined a word from your name, what would it be? - Guy McGraw.
“A man has 3 names; the name he inherits, the name his parents give him and the name he makes for himself." - unknown.
“A good name is what is given you by others and that which has been earned by you.” - Jack Hyles.
Joseph earned the nickname Barnabas, which means, "Son of Encouragement" (Acts 4:36).
Pro 22:1 says: “A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches…”