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What’s in a name, part 2

 

December 10, 2021



As we noted last week, a Pennsylvania man a few years ago had 26 “first” names to go along with his last name (or surname). He usually identified himself by using just two of his given names: Hubert Blaine.

His last name was Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorff. One of his sons was also named Hubert Blaine Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorff, so – as if their names weren’t long enough already – they got to append “Sr.” and “Jr.” to their monikers to distinguish one from the other!

Hubert Blaine Sr. and his wife had another son, Timothy Wayne Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerd...



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