What is in a name? It's only your main title for life. Your name is something that precedes you before you even enter a room. So you would think parents would put some extra thought into the process, especially if one has a "unique" last name. Of course over the years people have taken it upon themselves to legally change names, and that can be something even more.... special. But often times many mixture of names turn out pretty rad and with a good story.Redditor u/Dull-Ad-6956 wanted to discuss what names maybe making the best of lists for the next decade by asking.... What Is The Coolest Name you've ever Heard?
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Used to work with a guy named Wolfgang Hellfire.
ETA: He was exactly as cool as he sounds.
I worked with a guy who had a surname Killsenemy.
Pretty straight forward not to f**k with that family. Haha.
I worked with a guy with the surname Mankiller. Might be scarier because your guy kills his enemies, this guy just kills.
Used to work in a flower shop. Had someone order online for a large vase to be delivered in one of the richer neighborhoods. The name?
When I informed my mother, who works at the local bank, about this she delightfully informed me that she often helps the matriarch of the family, a very sweet little old lady named Mrs Deathrage.
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I once met a guy who told me his name was Van Halen. I called bull crap, but then he showed me his driver's license.
The Inferno Guy....
Lt. Les McBurney, was a Firefighter giving an interview in front of a house fire.
This is called an aptonym. My favorite example: a medical examiner who performs autopsies named Dr. Posthumus.
I kid you not, my kid has a boy in her class called Atlas Power.
EDIT - just asked her about him and this was her reply.
"He's so weird. Always going on about the Illuminati"
Atlas is 11yrs old.
The actor Patrick Kilpatrick.
If Patrick Kilpatrick kills himself and or another Patrick I am calling Time-travel on his parents.
I went to school with a guy with the same name (not the actor). Last name with 2 L's (Killpatrick) always thought it was a cool name.
Doctor is Out....
I used to have a friend who's dad was a doctor. His name was, and I kid you not- Doctor Payne.
Dr Elizabeth Johnson. Not Liz Johnson.
Dr Michael Ramsay. Not Mike Ramsay.
Dr Jessica Xiao. Not Jess Xiao.
Well, almost all of them had their full first names.
Dr Ron McDonald.
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The names of the authors of this paper combined, are the bomb. Sounds like they accidentally used their porn names for this publication.
Lovegrove, W. J., Bowling, A., Badcock, D., & Blackwood, M. (1980). Specific reading disability: differences in contrast sensitivity as a function of spatial frequency. Science, 210(4468), 439-440.
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