How to choose a name for your house?

How to choose a name for your home?

Name Your Home

How to choose a name for your home? That’s a fun question! Choosing a name for your home can be a fun and meaningful process. In this article, we’ll discuss some tips to help you decide on the perfect name for your home. Your house is more than just a structure. It’s a canvas waiting to be personalized, a space brimming with stories waiting to be told. Have you ever considered giving your home a name? From adding character to potentially increasing its market appeal, naming your house can be a transformative journey. Here’s some tips other clients have discussed when naming their home: 

How to Choose a Name For Your Home

  1. Reflect on Personal Meaning: Consider names with a personal significance. This could be something related to your family, heritage, or a memorable place, vacation, experience, or event.
  2. Consider the Location: Use the characteristics of your home’s location. This might include geographical features, historical stories, weather, etc.
  3. Consider Architecture and/or Your Style: Your home’s architectural style or features can inspire its name.
  4. Incorporate Descriptive Words: Use adjectives that describe the feel or look of your home. Words like “cozy,” “grand,” “serene,” or “charming” can really set the tone.
  5. Keep it Simple, but Memorable: Aim for a home name that is easy to remember and pronounce. Avoid overly complicated or long names. Even consider another language. We like to use Google translate for languages where a linguist is not available.
  6. Involve Family, Friends, and Your Social Circle: Get input from your family, friends, social groups, church, etc. They might have creative ideas and can help you brainstorm.
  7. Consider your Hobbies, Interests, Literature, or Mythology: If you have a particular passion or hobby, consider incorporating that into naming your home. Also considering names from books, mythology, or your favorite stories can be unique and meaningful way to craft the perfect name to tell your family’s story.
  8. Check Availability: If you plan to make a sign or use the name in some official capacity, ensure the name isn’t already registered.

Once you have a few options, take some time to see how they feel and how they may look on an sign that is attached to the front of your home and/or the mailbox. Also consider home decor options, such as pillows, towels, glasses, etc. Go one step further and say your home name options out loud, imagine them on a sign, and see which one resonates most with you and your family.

Name your home with National Home Registry

Naming something is one way we show affection. We name our children, our pets and even our vehicles. Naming your home, the place that holds everything you hold dear, makes perfect sense. Name your home with the National Home Registry! We are the only home naming service that secures your name in perpetuity. And once you register your home name with National Home Registry, you can choose a custom sign for your home and we’ll include a framed drawing. Every home has a story. What’s yours? Find your home name at National Home Registry