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What's In a Name?

Lifestyle
22.9k votersThe Craziest, Most Ridiculous Celebrity Baby NamesThis is a list of the worst celebrity baby names to ever be inked on legal birth certificates. Fame does strange things to people,...
Celebrities
21.2k views12 Surprising Stories Behind Famous Stage NamesWhat's in a name? For an actor, actress, or pop star, that name is a brand, identity, and image - so, to answer the question, a lo...
Names
57.7k viewsFamous Authors Who Used Pen NamesThink you really know your favorite author? It may be surprising to you to learn that a number of famous authors are actually usin...
Pop Culture
86.6k views16 Famous People Who Share Their Names with PlacesFrom Paris to Ireland to Dakota to Brooklyn, many famous actors, actresses, and musicians share their names with famous places in ...
Entertainment
178.4k views27 Celebrities Who Have Alter EgosMany famous people have chosen to adopt a "second self," or alter ego - like musicians who develop personas as a way to push thems...
Pop Culture
2.1m viewsCelebrities You Didn't Know Use Stage NamesList of celebrities with stage names, loosely ranked according to fame and popularity. It's tough to break into show business, but...
Celebrities
3.5k votersThe Most Iconic Celebrity First NamesWhat's in a name? For some famous folks, naming is everything. Here's a list of celebrities, actors, musicians, sports stars, and ...
Pop Culture
340k viewsFamous People with the Same Real NameList of Famous People with the Same Name ranked by fame and popularity. Things can get confusing when celebrities share the same n...
Pop Culture
154k viewsFamous People with Long NamesA list of celebrities who have very long names. Some have multiple middle names, and some are from cultures where their surnames i...
Celebrities
1.3k votersCelebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to SpellSome big time Hollywood celebrities have one tiny thing wrong with them: it's very hard to spell their names. These celebrities al...
Pop Culture
3.8k votersCouples with Names That Go Together PerfectlySome people believe that everyone makes their own destiny. Others believe that there is one true love in the world just waiting fo...
Entertainment
82.6k viewsThe Full Names of 21 Mononymous PeopleList of Full Names of Mononymous People, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several celebrities opt to use a stage name rather...
Celebrity Facts
166 votersThe Real Names of Famous RappersUpdate: Dive into the best new hip hop with our list of 2020's top rap songs. This list of the real names of rappers will inform ...
Names
6.1k votersThe Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the TitleHave you ever thought about how many songs with a girl's name in the title have been written? This list ranks the best songs with ...
Celebrity Facts
125 votersProfessional Wrestlers with the Best Stage NamesThis list of the real names of wrestlers is ranked by user votes. Ken Shamrock and Jeff Hardy use their given name in the ring, bu...
Drama
2k votersAll the Names of Sister Wives Family Members, RankedTLC's Sister Wives features the polygamist Brown family: patriarch Kody, his four wives (Meri, Janelle, Christine, and Robyn), and...
Reality TV
1.4k votersAll the Duggar Family Names, Ranked Best to WorstTLC's 19 Kids and Counting featured the Duggar family: Jim Bob, Michelle and their 19 children, all of whose names began with the ...
Historical Figures
454 votersActual Nicknames Of Historical Figures That Made Us Say 'Really?'Nicknames can be serious business. Whether created by one's enemies or allies, nicknames often become more associated with a histo...
Pop Culture
2.4k votersFamous Figures Whose Names We Just Realized We're MispronouncingWhat's in a name? Apparently, a lot of misconceptions and mispronunciations. These famous names have become part of the public voc...