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RussianThunder December 18th, 2016 2:08am

Are you named after anyone? If so, who? If you do not want to give your name away (such as "I was named after Albert Einstein") you can just say "scientist" or something.

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BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Texas
12/22/16 7:16 pm

Actress for my middle name & Mom was looking for something to go with it & my then 9 year old brother had a crush on a Susan, so I was named after two people, kinda & for vastly different reasons.

jztheman Connecticut
12/19/16 10:21 am

My Hebrew name is my dad's dead cousin Hebrew name, my English name is Joshua.

chinito Florida
12/24/16 6:19 am

Joshua is not your Hebrew name as well?

ThomasPaine Writer of Common Sense
12/19/16 9:53 am

I am named after the first actor to portray a private investigator.

HelloThere12345 Utah
12/18/16 6:37 pm

Middle name is after my great uncle (my maternal grandmother's brother) who was a fighter pilot in WWII. Sadly, he was shot down on what would have been his last mission anyway.

RussianThunder Russia and USA
12/18/16 3:06 pm

Martin or "Russian Thunder"? 🤣

bcorr17 T FOR TEMPLE U
12/18/16 12:00 pm

My dad wanted to name me after Linus Pauling the famous chemist, but my mom wasn't so fond of that so they went with Bradley instead:)

RussianThunder Russia and USA
12/18/16 2:52 pm

Linus might have been hard to grow up with lol
From my view, then US had a lot of unusual names

bcorr17 T FOR TEMPLE U
12/18/16 5:32 pm

Yeah but also fitting since I spent my very young childhood walking around with a little blanket just like the Peanuts character did.

ProudCentrist Chicago, Illinois
12/18/16 9:30 am

My middle name is for my uncle, who was killed by his wife's crazy ex..

RussianThunder Russia and USA
12/18/16 9:41 am

You married the ex-wife of the guy who killed your uncle? What?

googer11 Minnesota
12/18/16 6:26 am

My parents. My first and middle names have the first letter of my parents first names.

SonoranBloom Formerly cowtown2
12/18/16 1:15 am

I was named after a gal that my parents went to high school with.

Maj Worth Economist
12/18/16 12:57 am

I was named after the wife of a famous author.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
12/18/16 12:34 am

I was named after my father, so I'm Thomas D. Laney, Jr. My son is Thomas III, and his son is Thomas IV. And Tom III is going to make little Thomas IV promise to name his first son Thomas V, but that will be enough. We don't need more than five generations in our dynasty! I just wish that Thomas IV and the eventual Thomas V could have met my Dad. He was a wonderful man. He died in June 2007, and Tom III and I were with him when he passed. ❤️

12/18/16 2:39 am

My brother was named after my grandfather. But mind you my dad was also named after his father, so my father was a "Jr" and my brother, the "II". My brother ruined his credit and also about did the same for my dad bc the banks and others got things mixed between the 2 of them.

After that I resolved to give a child his own name and let him ruin his own credit score and reputation without affecting anyone else's.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
12/18/16 3:48 am

LOL. Of course, the easiest solution would be for everyone to realize that Jr. = II, and never to name two relatives with equivalent suffixes... :^D

Zfilakas Eleftheria i Thanatos
12/17/16 11:05 pm

My grandfather. It is a tradition in the Greek culture to name your first child after the parent of the father, the second after the parent of the mother, or name them after a saint. Since I was the first child, I was named after my father's father.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
12/18/16 12:38 am

Φιλακας, what does the ζ stand for? No, I'm not Greek, but I've begun studying Biblical Greek.

Zfilakas Eleftheria i Thanatos
12/18/16 8:30 am

Filakas is one version of the ending of my first name, even though I personally don't use it except for my username lol. The Z is just for the first letter of my last name haha

chinito Florida
12/24/16 6:16 am

Zfil, Sephardic Jews have that same tradition. For boys and girls. I named my son after my father.

xxxceo Nationalist
12/17/16 10:46 pm

Nope, but my middle name was my dads first name.

buffaloman Team Trump
12/17/16 10:29 pm

I am named after my father who in turn was named after his father. My son carries on this tradition as he is named after me.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
12/18/16 12:43 am

So great! I'm a Tom Jr. with a 25-year-old Tom III son and a 6-month-old Thomas IV grandson! (Tom III's wife insists they refer to the baby as Thomas "to avoid confusion.") 😃

Vietman manhattan
12/17/16 10:09 pm

My grandfather and great grandfather.

12/17/16 9:54 pm

My middle name is my maternal grandmother's first name and my paternal grandmother's middle name.

Zinkshadow1 Tallahassee
12/17/16 9:52 pm

I'm named Donald after my grandfather, a hardworking man who went from dirt floors as a child with not even a high school education, to working three jobs just to get him and his family by, to owning numerous businesses and fulfilling the American dream. A man who got 4 (or fewer) hours of sleep a night just to support my grandmother and mother and uncles whilst working three jobs. The hardest working man I know.

My middle name is Russell, which is after my great grandfather, a man that took the role of a father figure for my father after my father's father walked out on his family. A man that was always there for my father and made sure he and his brothers had a father figure role throughout their childhood. A man that I sadly never had the opportunity to meet, but I'm proud to be named after.

I'm proud to be named after two great men. Hardworking, honest men that sacrificed greatly for family and loved unconditionally.

Diogenes Not Biden It
12/17/16 9:24 pm

Middle name was after Lawrence Durrell, a novelist and poet.

Laserbeam Back soon
12/17/16 9:22 pm

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Nuclear Boaty McBoatface
12/17/16 9:11 pm

A member of Duran Duran haha

voc Hey
12/17/16 9:07 pm

I was named after I came out of the womb, and not a moment before.

allconservative West Jordan, UT
12/17/16 10:11 pm

There you go, you found the right poll😂

screename1 Alaska
12/17/16 9:05 pm

One of Jesus's apostles. My middle name is after a family friend.

BrokenMirror free speech
12/17/16 9:03 pm

After my maternal great grandfather, who in turn was named after a 19th century American Statesman from New England.

12/17/16 8:53 pm

An vintage movie actor from the 30's-40's

chickencookie disgusted
12/17/16 8:37 pm

My maternal grandma.

Brandon2018 Stocks Are Overvalued
12/17/16 8:25 pm

I was named Brandon because apparently its a bold name. I dont see how it's bold but ill take it.

Odysseus We All Need A Fantasy
12/17/16 8:25 pm

I was named after my uncle who was killed in a plane crash.

SupremeDolphin They.them
12/17/16 8:19 pm

Old Testament prophet

rons Thanks America
12/17/16 7:37 pm

An actor, Governor and President.

DonWichita Kansas
12/17/16 7:21 pm

I always say I was named after Abraham Lincoln, which I was.
Because everyone is named after anyone who was named before.

RussianThunder Russia and USA
12/17/16 7:23 pm


RussianThunder Russia and USA
12/17/16 7:14 pm

My great great grandfather and a family friend who was also our doctor and saved by older brothers life.

10o5t126 ...
12/17/16 7:13 pm

Historical figure and family member (first & middle names respectively).

12/17/16 7:12 pm

Biblical prophet