字幕表 動画を再生する 英語字幕をプリント Dear Jiayi, it was so great to get your reply. Thank you for telling me such an interesting story about your name. Naming is also a big event here but we don't go to fortune tellers; parents do the job of naming instead. My mom and dad had an equal share in naming me Elizabeth Casas Smith. My first name, Elizabeth, came from my great grandmother on my father's side, in memory of her. It's a biblical name which means "God's promise". Many English names have meanings that come from the Bible, like David and Sarah. My family usually call me Liz, which is short for Elizabeth. My middle name, Casas, is my mother's maiden name. My mother's family came from Spain and Casas means "house" in Spanish. My family name, Smith, is one of the most common English family names. It refers to a blacksmith. So one of my ancestors probably worked as a blacksmith a long time ago. My parents always joke that my name means "God promises me a house made by a blacksmith". I don't think I want to live in a house made of iron, though. BTW, I'd like to have a Chinese name. Do you have any ideas? Critical Thinking: If you were a parent, would you go to a fortune teller for your baby's name? Why or why not?