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* In 1981, a real political candidate in Britain legally changed his name to Tarquin Fin-tim-lim-bim-whin-bim-lim-bus-stop-F'tang-F'tang-Olè-Biscuitbarrel, after a character of the same name in a political sketch on "Monty Python's Flying Circus."

* David Bowie has a son named Zowie Bowie.

* Daniel Green, who murdered the father of NBA star Michael Jordan, changed his name to Lord Daniyaal as-Saadiq al-Amin Salaam u'Allah after going to prison.

* James Stephen Hogg, Governor of Texas from 1891-1895, had a daughter named Ima. Ima Hogg.

* There is a politician in India by the name of Adolf Lu Hitler Marak. Other politicians in his area are have names such as Lenin R. Marak, Stalin L. Nangmin, Frankenstein W. Momin, and Tony Curtis Lyngdoh.

* A U.S. Army Ohio National Guard firefighter has the name Optimus Prime.

* A couple in Kent, England named their son Depressed Cupboard Cheesecake.

* "Christophpher" is the name of a Danish boy.

* In 1996, a Swedish family wanted to name their five-year-old boy Brfxxccxxmnpcccclllmmnprxvclmnckssqlbb11116. When that name was rejected by the Swedish government, the parents re-submitted the name A (pronounced "Albin"), which was also rejected.

* A Saskatchewan gas station owner named Dick Assman gained celebrity status in 1995 with several appearances on "The Late Show with David Letterman."

* Poppy Montgomery, an actress on the CBS series "Without a Trace," has the legal name of Poppy Petal Emma Elizabeth Deveraux Donahue. She has a brother named Jethro Tull and sisters named Rosie Thorn, Daisy Yellow, Lily Belle and Marigold Sun.

* At least two boys in America have been named Espn, after the sports network ESPN.

* Heavyweight boxer George Edward Foreman named all five of his sons George Edward Foreman. Two of his five daughters are Freeda George and Georgetta.

* And of course, musician Frank Zappa takes the cake for unusual names. He has children named Moon Unit Zappa, Dweezil Zappa, Ahmet Emuukha Rodan Zappa, and Diva Magika Zappa. Diva Magika Zappa's middle name at birth was Muffin. Dweezil's registered birth name was Ian Donald Calvin Euclid Zappa, although this only occurred because the hospital at which he was born refused to register him under the name Dweezil.
post #2 of 5
Very interesting. I love Optimus Prime, I bet he feels cool.
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Originally Posted by CommonOddity042
** At least two boys in America have been named Espn, after the sports network ESPN.
I was watching something on ESPN the other day and they had a documentary on the name Espn - there are so many girls and boys named that actually!

I think its kinda cute
post #4 of 5
I feel sorry for the Foreman kids :P
post #5 of 5
Lol those are kinda weird.....
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