We use the birthdate Ba Zi in choosing the right names for people. Also the five elements – metal, water, wood, fire, earth – are used to create balance in the Ba Zi, making up for what is missing and countering what is in overkill. Also, the Five Structures must have good ratings. For example, when choosing names for someone whose Ba Zi is lacking in the “metal” and “water” elements, Chinese characters that embody “metal” and “water” must be used to balance what is lacking in the Ba Zi. “Ratings in the Five Structures in Chinese Name Analysis”.
The Five Structures of a Chinese name are Heaven Structure, Human Structure, Earth Structure, External Structure and Total Structure.