Welcome to the Funny Names Blog!

Welcome! We’re so glad you’ve stumbled onto the blog.

What is the Funny Names Blog?

Well, to a point it is fairly self-explanatory. We are not a physics blog after the Nobel Prize here. We are here to introduce you to the vast expanses of people with funny names.

There is a bit more to it than that. We won’t be featuring your uncle Reginald here (fine man that he is). The purpose of our blog is to highlight people with unusual, entertaining, peculiar, occasionally unpronounceable, and certainly out of the ordinary names, who have nonetheless, or perhaps because of it, accomplished great things in life. We are not here to make fun of anyone, but to bring some fun into this world with words and names.

Let’s face it, if you one day met a person named Dick Assman, you would probably smile too.

This is a humble undertaking not meant to offend anyone, merely to entertain and even inspire. Kids with unusual names who know that people called Orland Kurtenbach or Dick Crutcher went on to become famous, successful individuals, famous enough to be mentioned on distinguished blogs on the interwebs, can stop being ashamed of their odd name and become proud of it. And of course, one of the authors of this very blog has more vowels in his name than any sane person would deem necessary so some of this comes from a pure sense of solidarity.

We hope you enjoy our selections.

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About Arto

Co-founder of the Funny Names Blog, Hawaiian shirt enthusiast, and holder of a funny name himself with too many vowels for any sensible person. Currently residing in San Diego, California, scouring through obscure documents on a hunt for more funny names. www.funnynamesblog.wordpress.com
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2 Responses to Welcome to the Funny Names Blog!

  1. rhijulbec says:

    I’m looking forward to the ride! I’m doing the archive thing from the first onwards to sharpen my teeth for what’s to come!

  2. Reblogged this on The Blog of Funny Names and commented:

    Greetings funny names fans! Since Dave is under the weather, I couldn’t let this moment go by without sharing with you that the BoFN has turned five. Here is the first ever post on the BoFN, by none other than our esteemed colleague, Arto.

    http://giphy.com/gifs/l3vR4Fp4U1DhW8bhS

    So let’s celebrate like a Muppet! Happy anniversary to you our fans!

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