Author Archives: Arto

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

Rav3 for Dav3 Day 3!

We continue our ongoing DaveFest today with another entry to celebrate our resident boxing enthusiast, Prince fanatic, medical student and professional name appreciator. On Monday,  the inimitable Fannie Cranium got us going and updated us on his health issue, and … Continue reading

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Funny Names in the News vol. 119 with NFL Draft Recap, Zippy Chippy, and Free Crumpets

Good morning and Happy Monday funny names fans! We start today with a special NFL Draft recap. Here’s Mark with a rundown on the results from our readers’ poll from last week : NFL Draft news–In a major upset, The Player … Continue reading

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Conrad Poppenhusen – A Hamburger in America

Whalebone merchant, kindergarten founder, railroad executive, man with funnest name to say on the east coast. These are just some of the wonderful qualities that define Conrad Poppenhusen, now notable for having founded the United States’ first free kindergarten, among other … Continue reading

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Cloyd Heck Marvin – A Foggy Bottom President

Born in Findlay, Ohio in 1889, Cloyd Heck Marvin had funny names cred from the start. His parents were Ezekiel Cloyd Marvin, and Ida Gertrude Heck, from each of whom he grabbed the best parts of their names. It appears that … Continue reading

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Touchdown! The Greatest Super Bowl Winner Names

The glory. The adulation. The Budweiser®. These are just some of the great perks of winning the Super Bowl, like the Denver Broncos did in yesterday’s championship game. Winners’ names live forever as the top football achievers of their time. … Continue reading

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