Just curious....how did everyone decide on their profile names?

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  1. MissE profile image83
    MissEposted 7 years ago

    There are such an interesting variety of profile/avatar names on here.  I am just wondering if anyone is willing to share how they came up with theirs.  Just curious. big_smile

    1. couturepopcafe profile image60
      couturepopcafeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Since I make a variety of different things and my design style sometimes changes with my mood, I felt my line was like being in a cafe, with choices.  Everything is handmade which makes it couture of a sort.  I went back and forth between couture cafe and cafe couture, each of which would have a slightly different connotation.  While discussing this with a young friend, I told her I wanted the name to pop and she suggested couture pop cafe!

      1. MissE profile image83
        MissEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Cool!

    2. Druid Dude profile image61
      Druid Dudeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      John Lennon: "Mind Games"     " Some kind of Druid Dude, lifting the veil, some call it magic to search for the Grail." Druid can't lift that veil unless he found it. Merging of many Gaelic legends.

      1. MissE profile image83
        MissEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Very cool.  I love these stories!  So creative!

    3. profile image0
      Baileybearposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      my dog's nickname.  His name is Bailey.  Avatar is of my cat

      1. MissE profile image83
        MissEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        LOL!  Awesome.

    4. Just Ask Susan profile image90
      Just Ask Susanposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Very interesting question with great answers. Now how I wish I had thought about my profile name a bit more to use on here.

  2. Urbane Chaos profile image98
    Urbane Chaosposted 7 years ago

    My name was really kinda given to me.  Back in college, someone suggested that I brought a kind of urbane chaos into life.  The name stuck, and for many years I was called either urbane or chaos.  I use it from time to time when I don't want to use my real name.

    1. MissE profile image83
      MissEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Not many of us want to use our real name apparently! big_smile

  3. Tammy L profile image74
    Tammy Lposted 7 years ago

    This is my real name.

    1. MissE profile image83
      MissEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      brave smile

  4. Beth100 profile image72
    Beth100posted 7 years ago

    I have several names in my name... this is one of the shortened forms of one of my names... and my favorite.  smile

    1. profile image62
      logic,commonsenseposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      So what is the 100?

      1. Beth100 profile image72
        Beth100posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        hmm.... you caught that logic.  Go figure.  I'll leave it to your imagination.... lol

        1. profile image62
          logic,commonsenseposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          I have a pretty vivid imagination!

          1. Beth100 profile image72
            Beth100posted 7 years agoin reply to this

            ha ha  I know you do.... my 100 should keep you entertained until next year!  lol

            1. profile image62
              logic,commonsenseposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              I think it must be that your are a 10 x 10! smile

              1. Tammy L profile image74
                Tammy Lposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                hmm could it be that 100 is perfect? smile

    2. MissE profile image83
      MissEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Beth, perhaps we share the same name? wink

  5. raisingme profile image79
    raisingmeposted 7 years ago

    I had a big hand in raising my two brothers and my sister from the age of eleven.  As an adult I raised a family of my own now it is my turn -- hence raisingme!

    1. MissE profile image83
      MissEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      big_smile  Raising me!   That's great!

  6. profile image0
    Toby Hansenposted 7 years ago

    Mine is my pen name. I used the porn star method to choose it.
    First name = name of my first childhood pet.
    Surname = name of the first street I lived on.

    1. Mark Ewbie profile image87
      Mark Ewbieposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Bit risky - just Googled you.  I can see you and your cat on street view.

      1. profile image0
        Toby Hansenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Not really. Pet has been dead for over thirty years.  Is even longer since I lived on that street.
        As for street view, you must have the wrong Toby Hansen. My house is in the middle of a dairy property on a gated drive well away from the road smile

        1. Mark Ewbie profile image87
          Mark Ewbieposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Ah thanks, got it now.

          That's a nice gate.

          1. profile image0
            Toby Hansenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            That is better, Mark! Now you got the right place. Want me to put the kettle on?

            1. Mark Ewbie profile image87
              Mark Ewbieposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              Lol - now that would be nice.

    2. MissE profile image83
      MissEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Wow, I didn't know there was a science to that! big_smile

  7. dahoglund profile image82
    dahoglundposted 7 years ago

    Probably laziness as it is just my initials and last name.

    1. MissE profile image83
      MissEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      smile  Not laziness, just the direct approach.

  8. shazwellyn profile image67
    shazwellynposted 7 years ago

    You really dont want to know... trust me! lol

    1. MissE profile image83
      MissEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Oh come on, tell us! big_smile

  9. qwark profile image60
    qwarkposted 7 years ago

    In the universe, is there anything we KNOW, smaller or of less questionable matter than a "quark?"
    Philosophically,  I exist, in size and import, as a "quark."
    The name "quark" had been taken.
    "Qwark" was close enuf to convey the import of my being to all who try to understand  this infinite and eternal universe.
    Of course being an old  "trekky" helped...smile:
    Qwark

    1. MissE profile image83
      MissEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      LOL!!!!  I grew up watching Star Trek and wondered.  Of course something scientific.  I had assumed that as well. smile  Fitting!

  10. fastfreta profile image75
    fastfretaposted 7 years ago

    Ironically I asked this question a few months ago in the Forum.  Anyway, I'm known among my friends and family as one that does everything fast, move, talk, walk etc, ergo "fastfreta."

    1. MissE profile image83
      MissEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I figured it wouldn't be a unique question, but I was curious anyway! big_smile

  11. profile image0
    mommyloves2writeposted 7 years ago

    I am a mommy and I love to write!  I find it relaxing and it fills my brain with ideas other than what to make for dinner!

    1. MissE profile image83
      MissEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Me too! big_smile

  12. bewilderize profile image54
    bewilderizeposted 7 years ago

    It's something I've been using for a long time. Back in the 80's my favorite group was Enigma. I ran enigma through a synonym search and it came up with bewilder. Hence the birth of bewilderize.

    1. MissE profile image83
      MissEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Enigma!  What happened to them?  Cool name!

  13. renegadefashion profile image59
    renegadefashionposted 7 years ago

    Hey i am Katie Gregory, im 16, so passionate about doing something with this, just starting up on Hub Pages and wondered if you could advertise me or follow me? thankyou smile
    http://hubpages.com/hub/RenegadeFashion

    1. MissE profile image83
      MissEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Katie!  Welcome, I hope you do well!

  14. Ultimate Hubber profile image63
    Ultimate Hubberposted 7 years ago

    Cool question Miss E!
    I can't really say why. The name just came to my mind while I was signing up, or maybe before that. smile

    1. MissE profile image83
      MissEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      It's because you're the ULTIMATE hubber!!!!!! big_smile

  15. Pcunix profile image91
    Pcunixposted 7 years ago

    Personal Computer Unix. 

    Although I do have an alternate explanation involving the Pcuni, a sadly extinct Australian marsupial. Apparently the last breeding pairs were  thoughtlessly killed by American tourists because the poor Pcuni nests looked very much like bubble wrap. 

    I took the name to remind other Americans of the havoc we wreak across the world.

  16. Greek One profile image73
    Greek Oneposted 7 years ago

    MissE was taken so I had to settle

    sad

  17. waynet profile image70
    waynetposted 7 years ago

    Well y'see the W stands for Wonderful, the A stands for Amazing, the Y stands for Young, the N stands for New, the E stands for Entrepreneur and the T stands for Tit!......Eh?

  18. matherese profile image60
    mathereseposted 7 years ago

    I am a mommy's girl and love my mommy very much! not wanting to use my real name i decide to use hers instead

  19. Cheeky Girl profile image72
    Cheeky Girlposted 7 years ago

    Basically I have been a cheeky girl for as long as I can remember, and I was given the name by school friends. We all had nick names of "handles". Plus my name suits me, and it gets a reaction on Facebook too. It's in my website name (which I won't url, no fear). I wonder how many people's names have made them famous, if at all? (Just curious!)

 
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