In 2008 19-year-old George Garratt legally changed his name to "Captain Fantastic Faster Than Superman Spiderman Batman Wolverine Hulk And The Flash Combined." He said he wanted to "be unique." Not to be outdone, these guys went a step further a couple of years later. They still didn't match the complexity of this fellow, whose given... Continue Reading →
Hubert Blaine Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorff, Sr. (a.k.a. Hubert B. Wolfe + 666) is the short version of the official given name of a typesetter from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His full, unabbreviated name is Adolph Blaine Charles David Earl Frederick Gerald Hubert Irvin John Kenneth Lloyd Martin Nero Oliver Paul Quincy Randolph Sherman Thomas Uncas Victor William Xerxes Yancy Zeus Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorffwelchevoralternwarengewissenhaftschaferswessenschafewarenwohlgepflegeundsorgfaltigkeitbeschutzenvorangreifendurchihrraubgierigfeindewelchevoralternzwolfhunderttausendjahresvorandieerscheinenvonderersteerdemenschderraumschiffgenachtmittungsteinundsiebeniridiumelektrischmotorsgebrauchlichtalsseinursprungvonkraftgestartseinlangefahrthinzwischensternartigraumaufdersuchennachbarschaftdersternwelchegehabtbewohnbarplanetenkreisedrehensichundwohinderneuerassevonverstandigmenschlichkeitkonntefortpflanzenundsicherfreuenanlebenslanglichfreudeundruhemitnichteinfurchtvorangreifenvorandererintelligentgeschopfsvonhinzwischensternartigraum,... Continue Reading →
President Abraham Lincoln liked to joke about the well-to-do background of his wife's family. "The Todds spell their name with two d's, which is pretty impressive, considering one d is good enough for God."
Parents should be held responsible for the decisions they make when naming their children. Anyone happen to know what his area of expertise is? Aside from being bullied as a child, of course....
The city of Goiâna, Brazil once had a chief of police named Hitler Mussolini. See this video of the unfortunately-named law enforcement officer.
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyllllantysiliogogogoch is the longest village name in the world (and third longest geographical name). it is located in Wales, and yes there are four l’s in a row!
Rhode Island is the smallest state with the longest name. The official name, used on all state documents, is "Rhode Island and Providence Plantations."
Ffordd Ffriddoedd Ffriddoedd Road is located in the settlement of Bangor in Wales. source