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1D Pop Quiz: Why Did Harry Suggest the Name One Direction?

May 1, 2012

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Every Directioner knows that One Direction‘s name came from a suggestion from Harry Styles. But what made Harry think that would be a good name for the group? He recently spilled the truth in an interview with an Australian talk show. The answer is below, but take our poll before you peek with your honest guess – then see if you were right (and what percentage of Directioners were too!).

The correct answer is B! Harry said, “Before we met up for the time to practice, we were texting each other names constantly. I kind of thought what would sound good when the X Factor man said it. So, then I texted the boys and they all seemed to like it.”

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  1. MissesStylinson says:

    i totally thought a street sign inspired him! how foolish! i cannot believe that i though that!

  2. 1d-4ever says:

    Yes I knew it was B! 1d4ever :)

  3. CARROTS says:

    because it sounded cool in the Xfactor announcing voice!!!!!!!!

  4. warewolf says:

    i am obsessed with 1dmone directioner with one direction infection? WORSE thats cuz i have a deadly stage of onedirection infection

  5. dancingqueen219 says:

    I was right!

  6. momo3lancer says:

    EASY QUESTION;) i think it’s a funny reason hah

  7. cassidy says:

    1d will probalby ALWAYS be my favorite band!!!!!!!!!!! harry <3333333333333333

  8. mandystylesluvs1d says:

    Got it rite!

  9. yuan2000 says:

    One direction is like a mini The Wanted!

  10. Nora says:

    Wow can’t believe how many people didn’t know it was B x) if you didn’t know that, you can’t call yourself a Directioner!