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STRANGE NAMES

  1. Moneylady profile image78
    Moneyladyposted 7 years ago

    WHAT WAS THAT NAME?

    Years ago my friends sister, Carol Lee Thompson, married Mike Water. It was not a match made in Heaven, so the marriage soon ended.

    When she started dating again, her new beau was David Faucett.

    We teased her that if they got married she would become Carol Lee Thompson Water Faucett.

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    How fun names can be!

    I now work for one of the largest travel agencies in the world and we make reservations for one of the largest government contracts in the world. Some of the names of our callers are priceless. Below are some real names of folks who have called in to make flight reservations.

    I can tell you, when Donald Duke called in, it was hard to keep a straight face!

    That one started my name collection. Some are cute, some are strange, some are the same as famous people.

    Enjoy...

    If you know of an unusual name add it to our list!

    Crumble Adams

    David Frankenstein

    Mitch Miller

    Gary Hugaboom

    Alfred Bernard Stubblefield

    Jeremy Turnipseed

    John Hopkins

    Princess

    Rusty Waters

    Paul Worms

    Chris Kress

    Joe Noyes (No-Yes???)

    Amy Snoots

    Robyn Williams

    Sea Wing Chan

    North

    Bunker Hill

    Cole Shaw

    Denim

    Robert Kennedy

    Gary Cooper

    Rocky Hudson

    Bill Bell

    Darrin Drinkwater

    Jason Drinkwater

    Nelson Eddy

    Andy Hardy

    Tom Collins

    Sterling Stumf

    Sheri Wine

    Randolph Dziendziel

    Terry Toot

    Ed Blob

    Tom Jones

    Richard Smiley Couch

    Tom Jones

    Ed Funk

    Tom Sawyer

    WHO DO YOU KNOW????

  2. habee profile image90
    habeeposted 7 years ago

    I could write a book about the strange names I've encountered as a teacher! In fact, I'm working on a hub about this very topic.

    Here are just a few actual names I've encountered:

    Sarah Eates Dix

    Tequila Tuesday

    Colorado Utah Hill

    Mary Christmas

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      Ghost32posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Sarah Eates Dix?  You've GOT to be kidding! lol

      Got a speeding ticket in South Dakota one night in 1975.  Patrolman's name was Robert Assman.  I'm pretty sure most people he ticketed would agree he was properly named, though he wasn't mean about it or anything.

      Lady in Spokane, WA, named Betty Bone.  I worked for the Aetna, where we insured her store:  Betty Bone's Boutique.

      Without question the top one I've personally encountered was an assistant undertaker at a funeral home by the name of Robin Graves.

  3. FranyaBlue profile image76
    FranyaBlueposted 7 years ago

    I used to work in a hospital, came across funny names all the time like Dr Pannik

    1. NewYorker profile image81
      NewYorkerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I work at a hospital with a Dr. Gunk.

  4. Mamelody profile image60
    Mamelodyposted 7 years ago

    Elizabeth Hornswaggle... Ross' girlfriend in friends.. I can never stop laughing at that name.

    I do know a bloke around here who runs a liquor store. His name is Mr Tittisuckle smile

  5. AEvans profile image71
    AEvansposted 7 years ago

    Our former Insurance agents name was Cherry Hill it was the oddest name I had ever heard, my cousin married her husband and his last name is Wine her first name is Brandy imagine that Brandy Wine? lolololo We still tease her but love her anyway. big_smile

  6. HubPagesReport profile image60
    HubPagesReportposted 7 years ago

    This forum posts thread really very interesting to me. I like this forum thread smile

    1. Moneylady profile image78
      Moneyladyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      It should be a fun one!

  7. The Rope profile image60
    The Ropeposted 7 years ago

    One year I volunteered out in Tulsa, OK at a nursing home and met Mrs. "Never" Fail, she and I played cards for hours on end together.  Her husband also had a brother, unfortunately his parents had named him "Will".  Sad but true.

    I have met several Mary Christmas' in my lifetime but the best was a woman whose parents took it the whole way and named her "Merry".

    1. Moneylady profile image78
      Moneyladyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      That's funny! Poor kid having to grow up with a name like that. My brother told me the funniest name he heard was in the navy. There was a guy named Harry Ozz ... Now that's just WRONG! He said no one ever let up on him.

  8. Moneylady profile image78
    Moneyladyposted 7 years ago

    I think this will be a really fun forum! A girl I knew from work got married to Steve Grandy ... She became Brandie Grandy.

  9. AnythingArtzy profile image81
    AnythingArtzyposted 7 years ago

    When I worked as a telemarketer I had a name pop up on my screen and I was so glad it was an answering machine because I couldn't have said her name without laughing.  "Mrs. Fart"

  10. Sa Toya profile image87
    Sa Toyaposted 7 years ago

    Harry Sidebottom

    His accent made it sound like Hairy Sidebottom

  11. Ohma profile image78
    Ohmaposted 7 years ago

    I knew a girl in school whose last name was Little, Yep her not to bright parents named he Ineda
    "Ineda Little" the poor girl never had a moments rest.

    1. Moneylady profile image78
      Moneyladyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Hi Ohma, It is so sad when parents give kids names like that. What are they thinking????

  12. Sara Tonyn profile image61
    Sara Tonynposted 7 years ago

    I also worked in hospitals and came across many strange and funny names.

    There was a newborn whose last name was Sane. His parents named him Justin. So he was...

    Justin Sane

  13. Sara Tonyn profile image61
    Sara Tonynposted 7 years ago

    Names on medical charts are often listed last name first. There was a man named William Hill, Jr. whose chart read:

    Hill Billy Jr.

  14. Sara Tonyn profile image61
    Sara Tonynposted 7 years ago

    A player on the Cleveland Browns football team was named

    Fair Hooker

  15. blondepoet profile image80
    blondepoetposted 7 years ago

    I swear to God I have a friend not far from here his name is Richard Head, we all know whats short for Richard, ya. Honestly is your last name was Head why would you call your son Dick short for Richard.
    I am thankfully glad I never married him, can you imagine that, everyone would have teased me that I was married to a Dic..ead!!!

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    mtsi1098posted 7 years ago

    I knew a guy named Chris Bruce...It took me months to figure out his first name because it was always listed as Bruce, Chris

  17. Ladybird33 profile image73
    Ladybird33posted 7 years ago

    I went to a school with a Richard Head, which in turn they called him "Dick Head"  how awful is that?

    1. blondepoet profile image80
      blondepoetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Same here Ladybird I was just saying that gawd there are so many dickheads running around?

  18. Sa Toya profile image87
    Sa Toyaposted 7 years ago

    Yohanna Phukitt

    I'm sure you can figure that one out...yep it's a real name. If you can't figure it out.. you wanna F*ck it! but it's more Fu as in You...never the less you know what kids are like...let alone high school teens

    Doug Doug, another real name

    A girl called Tommorrow...never went down well in the 'hey what's your name?'

    'Tomorrow...'
    'no tell me today'
    'Yeah Tomorrow'

  19. Sara Tonyn profile image61
    Sara Tonynposted 7 years ago

    There is/was a race car driver named

    Dick Trickle

  20. bonny2010 profile image60
    bonny2010posted 7 years ago

    Gota cousin whose name is Anthony Nut..he always got  ANut for short

    1. Sara Tonyn profile image61
      Sara Tonynposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      lol

  21. Ann Nonymous profile image60
    Ann Nonymousposted 7 years ago

    Years ago I went to school with a boy named Storm Woerner and if memory serves me correct, he had quite a temper!
    Then there was also a kid named Harry Flemming. Oh and he was my reading buddy. I was always hoping that he wasn't like the average boy-namely my brothers- who was more than ready to cough up a loogy at anytime of the day!

  22. Rochelle Frank profile image88
    Rochelle Frankposted 7 years ago

    My sister's first name starts with B. She worked in the loan department of a bank where she often had to initial documents.
    When she married a man whose last name started with S, she always felt uncomfortable about writing "BS" on someone's application.
       ***
    My aunt Vella said she always wanted one of those monogrammed blouses with her initials. When she married, she gave up the idea, because her initials became "VD".

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    Deborah Sextonposted 7 years ago

    I have found that names sometimes tells us what a person does for a living.

    A nurse I work with is Deborah Nurse

    A doctor who does surgery on his patients at our hospital is Dr. A. Asalone
    He's a Proctologist and does colorectal surgery.

    Another doctor  who is a Urologist,  which is medicine that deals with disorders of the urinary system and other male problems, is Dr. Cockburn.

    A Psychiatrist, Dr. J. Looney

    I'm very hesitant about the next one, but it's real.

    A Gynecologist, Dr. B. Beaver

    These aren't the only doctors with these names as at least one can be found in every state.
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    Other Doctor Names:

    Dr. J. Cure
    Dr. G. Ricketts
    Dr. Lana Cain
    Dr. Harry Bear

    1. Ann Nonymous profile image60
      Ann Nonymousposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Or if you choose a certain career field and your parents failed to name you aptly then you just change your name. I know of an orthodontist who changed his name to, what else, but...Dr. Toothman!

  24. Wendi M profile image82
    Wendi Mposted 7 years ago

    I had a friend in school whose name was Laura Weiser...her dad's name was Bud!

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      mtsi1098posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Were their kids Bud lights?

    2. Moneylady profile image78
      Moneyladyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      That's Funny!

  25. TLMinut profile image60
    TLMinutposted 7 years ago

    My son's teacher is D. Allphin, yes it becomes Dolphin.

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    Madame Xposted 7 years ago

    I've heard of a Dr. Paine

    a woman named Ima Hogg (her parents had a sick sense of humor)

    Dr. Pepper (no joke! he was a colleague of my first roommate)

    Chris Cross - an illustrator I knew

  27. marcel285 profile image83
    marcel285posted 7 years ago

    I used to be friends with a girl at school, her first name was Crystal. Second name Claire. Last name Rivers.

    My name isn't that common, and people online often assume that i'm a guy because my name is Marcel.

  28. Mikel G Roberts profile image87
    Mikel G Robertsposted 7 years ago

    I had a boss once named Winterbottom, of course we called him blizzad a$$...

    I went to school with a guy named Michael Hunt. (seriously)

    ...and yes we were not allowed to call him Mike.

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    L. Andrew Marrposted 7 years ago

    My dad told me a story about a guy in the States who called his daughted SHITHEAD

    Pronounced Shif-fead but spelt Shithead.

    1. Moneylady profile image78
      Moneyladyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Poor kid!

  30. Moneylady profile image78
    Moneyladyposted 7 years ago

    I knew a guy here in San Antonio named Sammy Nakedhead. Lucky for him he had a full head of silver hair!

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    logic,commonsenseposted 7 years ago

    There is a car dealer named Dick Witham

  32. Ron Montgomery profile image59
    Ron Montgomeryposted 7 years ago

    Hugh G. Rection

  33. Frugal Fanny profile image60
    Frugal Fannyposted 7 years ago

    Ima Pigg, and her sister Ura Pigg.  Kid you not, I found them in the phone book when I was in highschool. 

    There's a great website for real, funny, names:  google Baby's Named a Bad Bad Thing and click on the first link!  It's worth a belly laugh. smile

  34. Ron Montgomery profile image59
    Ron Montgomeryposted 7 years ago

    Haywood Jablomi

  35. Colebabie profile image59
    Colebabieposted 7 years ago

    Strawberry Shortcake

    not kidding.. sadly.

    1. Rochelle Frank profile image88
      Rochelle Frankposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Yeah, what if she wants to be a lawyer or an investment consultant? Now she'll have to be a stripper.

      1. wyanjen profile image90
        wyanjenposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        lol lol

      2. Colebabie profile image59
        Colebabieposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Yup. Pre-determined career because of a parent's poor name choice. So sad.

    2. drej2522 profile image87
      drej2522posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      wait, what's wrong with (wow, crazy alliteration Batman!)Strawberry Shortcake?

  36. wyanjen profile image90
    wyanjenposted 7 years ago

    Ben Dover

    I have even more fun putting together press kits for people who's email addresses have to fit a corporate standard.
    Usually, it is the first initial and the last name, followed by the domain...

    So poor Tamara Witt's email address is:
    twitt@____.com

  37. drej2522 profile image87
    drej2522posted 7 years ago

    What about the same first name, last name??

    I once knew a Billy William...William William (are you kidding me?) Why would anybody do that to a child!!!

    1. Rochelle Frank profile image88
      Rochelle Frankposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I know a surgeon named Thomas Thomas.

      1. drej2522 profile image87
        drej2522posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Strange...so strange smile

        1. Rochelle Frank profile image88
          Rochelle Frankposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          A little strange, but it saves some confusion for people. With a last name like Frank (or Thomas,or Glenn, or Luke or John ... etc.) People in our family are always getting their first and last names switched.

    2. Sara Tonyn profile image61
      Sara Tonynposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I've seen that a lot and I don't get it either:

      George George

      Thomas Thomas

      James James

      David David

      Louis Louis

      1. drej2522 profile image87
        drej2522posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Interview with one of the parents...

        Parent: "I don't know, I just couldn't think of another name. Geez, what do you want from me??"

        1. Chloe Comfort profile image60
          Chloe Comfortposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          I once worked with a man named George George. Two sets of parents with the same bad idea smile

  38. Flightkeeper profile image79
    Flightkeeperposted 7 years ago

    I was talking with somebody and he handed me his business card: Sal Minella

    I thoughtlessly said, it's a good thing you're not a chef!  He wasn't amused.

  39. Sara Tonyn profile image61
    Sara Tonynposted 7 years ago

    I've seen this name twice in hospitals I've worked at, and they were 2 different men:

    Dr. Doctor

    Also worked with a urologist named

    Dr. Streem

  40. wsp2469 profile image61
    wsp2469posted 7 years ago

    My Theatre Arts teacher in high school was named Robert T. Roberts.
    I heard of a black woman who named her daughter Mercunia or something along those lines.  The name is a derivative of the medical term for baby poop.

    When I worked in retail back East I had a regular customer named Mrs. Batman.  I don't know her first name.  Everyone told her to name her daughter Robin when she was born.

    Seriously . . .

    I have two gay fans named Stan Dupp and Ben Dover.
    Well, that's what they call themselves.

    My name IS Phoenix and . . .  that's the bottom line.

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    Deborah Sextonposted 7 years ago

    While waiting for my car to be serviced there were many people being called by intercom. I heard "Latrina please come to the office" Father must have been military.

    Then they called "USA, please come to the office" I had to ask about this one. Seems one of the car salesmen was named United States of America but was called USA for short

  42. ddsurfsca profile image68
    ddsurfscaposted 7 years ago

    my dad, eddie hennie married penny and she was the called penny hennie instead of hennie penny...and we have my sons friends girlfriend who is called Rainbow, last name Brite....the same son, all his friends nicknamed him Hole so he is called
    matt hole, and all his friends called his mother,
    mom holio

  43. wsp2469 profile image61
    wsp2469posted 7 years ago

    I know a guy named Brian who got in trouble as a kid and his parents were worried something bad would happen to him.
    So they had another son and named him Justin because they never wanted to be without a child.
    Their LAST name?
    CASE


    They had a SECOND son . . . Justin Case.

    I already mentioned my one teacher Robert Roberts.
    My father has a first name of Willard and a second name of William so either way he is Will or Bill.

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    B.C. BOUTIQUEposted 7 years ago

    I had a friend, who passed away who's last name was Canada..he was Joshua..his younger brother was named JUSTIN

    JUSTIN CANADA..

    then there was Harry Zepphyr......over the loud system it always sounded like "hairy Zipper, please report to the office"...lol
    poor guy!

    1. wsp2469 profile image61
      wsp2469posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Kerry, don't you have a twin named Cashin?

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        B.C. BOUTIQUEposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        lol..no...hehe..thats funny if you think about it though

  45. Moneylady profile image78
    Moneyladyposted 7 years ago

    Hi everyone ... It looks like you are having fun with this!

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    Kathryn LJposted 7 years ago

    Brilliant threads, haven't laughed so much in ages!  My sister retired from the teaching profession 3 years ago, after many years of working with kids with challenging behaviour.  She enquired as to the new childs Christian name and he replied "Satan".  He wasn't kidding, it was in writing on his birth certificate!!!

  47. Moneylady profile image78
    Moneyladyposted 7 years ago

    One night after church 4 of us went to a very crowded busy downtown restaurant. Margie went up to the hostess and gave her last name and was told the wait would be at least 30 minutes. After a long wait an announcement came over the intercom "Enny party of 4. Enny party of 4 - your table is ready."

    The poor hostess was bombarded with a gazillion groups of 4 all waiting for a table!

    Margie Enny said next time she would give her first name NOT her last!

    1. Rochelle Frank profile image88
      Rochelle Frankposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      That is a great story.

      I have friends who have a French surname which is apparently not possible to be pronounced by many young Americans-- they always give their name at restaurants as "Lee".

  48. Moneylady profile image78
    Moneyladyposted 7 years ago

    My grand daddy name was John. I always wondered why everyone called him Jack ?????

    And how does William turn in to Bill????

    And Margret turns into Peggy?

    Any clue to the reasoning behind that?

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    StormRyderposted 7 years ago

    My fathers name was Ford Rollin..My uncle named one of his sons Justin Edsel...I recently saw a story of a woman named Marijuana Pepsi...can't remember what her job was but a sign outside of her office said something like "Have a seat if waiting for Marijuana"...L0L

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    StormRyderposted 7 years ago

    Moneylady,
    How does Richard become Dick?...Maybe it has more to do with the person than the name in some cases..L0L

 
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