People with extremely funny names

AlpinLuke

Forum Staff
Oct 2011
26,641
Italy, Lago Maggiore
#91
Well, he's not exactly "historical", since he has been a public personage recently, but in Brazilian police there was a general director carrying the impressive name of ...

Hitler Mussolini de Moura Pacheco

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Oct 2015
5,222
Matosinhos Portugal
#93
Male funny names
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Amin Amou Amado

Antonio Buceta Agudim - Buceta ) is vagina

Céu Azul do Sol Poente - Blue Sky of the Setting Sun

Luís Boa Morte - Luís Good Death

joão Pensa Bem - John Thinks Good

José Casou de Calças Curtas - José Married in Short Pants

Manuel Vila Abril - Manuel Village April
 
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Apr 2019
406
India
#95
India is home of some of the funniest name/surnames on the earth like Boob, Dung, Kissy, Lund(slang for p***s), chutiya(slang for f****r) etc.:lol::lol:
But nothing can beat naming tradition of Hakki Pikki tribe of south India.
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Parents of this tribe name their newborns after any new word which catches their fancy.
So we have legal names like:
Google
Hotel
Pistol
Japan
High court
Pineapple
America
Eiffel tower
Government
Coffee
Cycle
Supreme court
Train
Glucose etc
I swear. I'm not lying. :zany:
 
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MAGolding

Ad Honorem
Aug 2015
2,847
Chalfont, Pennsylvania
#96
India is home of some of the funniest name/surnames on the earth like Boob, Dung, Kissy, Lund(slang for p***s), chutiya(slang for f****r) etc.:lol::lol:
But nothing can beat naming tradition of Hakki Pikki tribe of south India.
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Parents of this tribe name their newborns after any new word which catches their fancy.
So we have legal names like:
Google
Hotel
Pistol
Japan
High court
Pineapple
America
Eiffel tower
Government
Coffee
Cycle
Supreme court
Train
Glucose etc
I swear. I'm not lying. :zany:

So you think that names in the many languages of India sound funny to an English speaker like you. Have you ever wondered how funny your name might sound to speakers of some language in India or Africa or someplace? You name is certain to have meanings, some of them funny, in several different languages among the thousands on Earth.
 
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Oct 2015
5,222
Matosinhos Portugal
#97
Senhor Moina

Sir Moina Is a funny name, because in the Portuguese slang it means police, but it is the name of a masculine person.

Senhor Rato Sir Rato Mouse


Senhor Coelho Sir Bunny

Senhor Cão Sir Dog


Example Is a funny name ( Cão - Dog ) 1482-Arrival of the Portuguese to the mouth of the river Congo (Zaire) directed by Diogo Cão.
 
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Naomasa298

Forum Staff
Apr 2010
34,607
T'Republic of Yorkshire
#98
How about the English Puritan preacher of the seventeenth century: Praise-God Barebone - reputedly christened Had-Christ-not-died-thou-hadst-been-damned Barebone?

Actually, some Puritan girls' names have lasted better - all the feminine virtues: Grace, Felicity, Prudence, Constance - Silence never caught on though.
Cardinal (Jaime) Sin.
 
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