How did you get your HubPages name?

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  1. zzron profile image57
    zzronposted 11 years ago
    If your HubPages name is different from your real name, how did you come up with it? Example, My favorite classic rock band is ZZ Top so I came up with zzron.

    1. sarovai profile image73
      sarovaiposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      I like my mother and father. so I coined the the user name by combining both their name.

      1. ImChemist profile image58
        ImChemistposted 11 years agoin reply to this

        I get my HP name from my work chemist.

    2. Shinkicker profile image91
      Shinkickerposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Ah, of course I didn't realise you used the ZZ from the band Ron. Cool!

      I got my name from Rory Gallagher, it was the title of one of his great rock tunes. Here's the man in action.

    3. vox vocis profile image82
      vox vocisposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      "vox vocis" is the way that the Latin word for "voice" is commonly cited in dictionaries. I try to keep my writing informative and trustworthy so I came up with this name...and I adapted the avatar, too :-)

    4. profile image0
      DoorMattnomoreposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      I refuse to be a door matt any longer. Plus, some other hubbers might rememeber DM for my initials. Ive been here before.

      1. Abbasangel profile image63
        Abbasangelposted 11 years agoin reply to this

        Good for you!! You are special and don't need to let people wipe their feet on you to be validated!! Good on you!!

    5. iamalegend profile image60
      iamalegendposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      From the movie iamalegend  big_smile

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        Travis_S_Musicposted 11 years agoin reply to this

        isnt the movie i am legend?

  2. habee profile image94
    habeeposted 11 years ago

    Holle Abee = H. Abee = habee.

  3. wavegirl22 profile image40
    wavegirl22posted 11 years ago

    I feel most at home when I am near the ocean and I love riding the waves  . .add to that I was born on the 22nd of July!

  4. Rafini profile image74
    Rafiniposted 11 years ago

    my name is part of an anagram of my complete name.

  5. Cam Anju profile image69
    Cam Anjuposted 11 years ago

    My HP name is my first and middle initials Cassandra-Amber M. and then Anju is something I thought was pretty, it means from the heart. = Cam Anju smile

  6. Kangaroo_Jase profile image80
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 11 years ago

    Jase, common short name for Jason
    Kangaroo, well known marsupial and representative of signifying Australian characteristics or representing Australia.

  7. lyndre profile image60
    lyndreposted 11 years ago

    Two letters from each of my 3 kids names

  8. vicki simms profile image64
    vicki simmsposted 11 years ago

    Sadly i'm one of the boring ones that used my actual name sad really wish I had thought about it and used something different now!

  9. aka-dj profile image69
    aka-djposted 11 years ago

    I keep thinking mine is obvious, but have found otherwise.

    I used to be called DJ (for short) a long time ago.

    AKA is the usual "Also Known As"

    Hence aka-dj big_smile

  10. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
    SomewayOuttaHereposted 11 years ago's love of music...the strive to be free...

  11. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 11 years ago

    After a good bit of:

    And several shots of:

    ... the sky's the limit. Or at least - ridiculous names are.

    1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
      SomewayOuttaHereposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      lol....mornin' frogdropping... big_smile

  12. skyfire profile image80
    skyfireposted 11 years ago
    1. frogdropping profile image84
      frogdroppingposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      That's pretty awesome Skyfire. Anything but boring. I wanna be an autobot smile

  13. Spacey Gracey profile image39
    Spacey Graceyposted 11 years ago

    I had a whole online career planned out for myself blogging about my crazy life after quittingmy career to be a stay at home mum. I spent ages thinking up an alternate name to use, and Spacey Gracey was born.

    Then after doing a bit of research I realized blogging was not the way to make money and affiliate marketing was so instead I used the name to sign up to HubPages.

    Still every time I look at the name it reminds me of how little I knew a about making money online when I started out.

    1. amy jane profile image78
      amy janeposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      I can so relate! When I first started out blogging (about the craziness of motherhood) I was Flaky Jane. smile By the time I found HP I decided to use my real first name with Jane instead, but now that I know better, it has stuck... I like the name Spacey Gracey though. It's memorable!

  14. albc profile image59
    albcposted 11 years ago

    i like straight forward and easy name as good as ABC, easy to say and easy to remember

    but ABC seems meaningless

    so i made it ALBC = al bee see

    i think it is a nice name hahah

  15. sagebrush_mama profile image60
    sagebrush_mamaposted 11 years ago

    Nevada state flower is sagebrush...and my position as a mom...hence, Sagebrush_mama.

  16. Extinct Soul profile image61
    Extinct Soulposted 11 years ago

    I got my name from Maria Clara, a character from a book that was written by the Philippines national hero. She is a trademark of a true blooded Filipina. A quality of a woman that, for me, is already in its extinction because of the unstoppable growth of technology and influences from other countries.

    So I've decided to carry her as my second soul. smile

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    Travis_S_Musicposted 11 years ago

    Mine is..well. My first name, the initial of my last name, which is spelled out in my picture, and music, because my intentions were to write about playing the guitar, which is what i started with, and then it sorta branched off into other things

  18. Cagsil profile image81
    Cagsilposted 11 years ago

    My Hubpages name comes from a name for my advocate company still in development.


    Cagsil smile

    1. Abbasangel profile image63
      Abbasangelposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      I like that!! smile

  19. Dorsi profile image88
    Dorsiposted 11 years ago

    My sister named me, then she passed away at 13 when I was 1 year old. It's very special to me that she got to name me. I wish I could have known her.

    1. mistyhorizon2003 profile image90
      mistyhorizon2003posted 11 years agoin reply to this

      That is so sad Dorsi, yet what a lovely tribute to her. It is a wonderful tribute and a good way to never forget her.

      1. Dorsi profile image88
        Dorsiposted 11 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks Misty. I love that I get to have the name she chose for me.

  20. brimancandy profile image73
    brimancandyposted 11 years ago

    Well I combined a few things. First was my a nickname everyone calls me by, and that is "Bri".

    Next two would be that I am a "man' and I like "Candy"

    So I came up with Bri-man-candy.

    Sometimes I am also called Man candy, So that went in a little too.

  21. evvy_09 profile image60
    evvy_09posted 11 years ago

    Evvy09 is also my gamertag   Evvy means life.  The 09 part represents the year 2009, which was a really bad year for me.  I lost alot and learned a good about myself that year, good and bad and came out of it stronger.

  22. Abbasangel profile image63
    Abbasangelposted 11 years ago

    Mine is an old name I made up for a previous life public profile and found I used it as a username a lot....

    It means Abba (as in a term of endearment for father God) Angel means Messenger.... I guess I do this differently these days... :s

  23. warchild75 profile image73
    warchild75posted 11 years ago

    mine was taken from a popular film called "Point Break" with Keanu Reeves, one of the bad surfers was called Warchild and at the time i was like 18 or so and was gym obsessed and had quite a ripped torso which all my mates thought made me look like warchild so that stuck,had it for about 17 years now and use it for all online activity!

  24. elayne001 profile image84
    elayne001posted 11 years ago

    elayne is my middle name and also my alter ego - it is my artist name because it sounds more polynesian than my first name - ruth. I just added the 001 to risk being confused with another elayne.

  25. Audarah profile image70
    Audarahposted 11 years ago

    Its the name of a toon I rolled on a popular (very popular game).

  26. AliciaC profile image96
    AliciaCposted 11 years ago

    I chose the name Alicia because I like it and because I like plants. “Alicia”  is the first part of the scientific name of some flowering plants. “C” is the initial of my last name.

  27. Fluffymetal profile image70
    Fluffymetalposted 11 years ago

    I've used it as an alias name for a long time even before hubpages.

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    Home Girlposted 11 years ago

    Sometimes it happens, sometimes life gives you this and you can do nothing about it. In year 2006 my life turned into this. There was no hurricane but it hit like one. I lost everything including my home. Well, almost everything. I still have my kids and my 2 cats with me and that means a lot. That's why I am Home Girl. I am looking for my home...

  29. profile image0
    Muldanianposted 11 years ago

    I have written a few fairy tales, set in the fictional land of Muldania.  From this, I had the idea of calling myself Muldanian.

  30. Bard of Ely profile image82
    Bard of Elyposted 11 years ago

    Big Issue magazine that I used to write for gave me the title.

  31. SkinSurvival profile image61
    SkinSurvivalposted 11 years ago

    Mine's the same as my Twitter profile, which is named after my eczema blog Sensitive Skin Survival.

  32. ChemKnitsBlog profile image61
    ChemKnitsBlogposted 11 years ago

    I'm a biochemistry PhD candidate, and my first blog was about knitting. smile

    Adding the blog to the end of the username... that is something that I only do now to be consistent with all of my account ID's. (In retrospect it's pretty dumb... but I like people knowing that I'm the same person!)

  33. guy1973 profile image57
    guy1973posted 11 years ago

    mine is named after the year that i was born.


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