Students strive to live up to Book of Mormon names

Abish Reid didn’t like her name when she was young because she didn’t share a name with anyone else in her class. Now, she feels blessed to have it.

It is not uncommon in BYU’s culture to find people with Book of Mormon names — a phenomenon not often found outside of Utah.

Students like Reid with names from the Book of Mormon have often been defined by their names and have constant opportunities to share the gospel. Reid is one of three people named Abish on BYU campus, according to the BYU directory.

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