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Unfortunate Last Names
I've always thought my last name was pretty bad. And I mean that in the literal sense. 'Boese' means 'bad' (or angry) in German. But its meaning wouldn't matter much if only English-speaking people could pronounce it (it's 'burr-za', as if it had an 'r' in it... not 'boose'). But I shouldn't feel too sorry for myself, because this guy in Brazil, Mr. Reinhardt Adolfo Fuck, has me beat hands down. As far as I can tell, that really is his name. He must get endless jokes about it.
Categories: Identity/Imposters
Posted by The Curator on Thu May 20, 2004
Comments (693)
hmmm There was this guy that my teacher had to look up and his name was Ronald Fuck King

Also there is this girl at school named Anja Sofia Solonen Get it her initials ASS.
Posted by 2hot  in  California  on  Mon Mar 20, 2006  at  06:36 PM
Know of a gyno doctor in the area name Dick Pees
Posted by Arnold  in  Hershey, PA  on  Wed May 10, 2006  at  01:17 PM
The best I have ever seen was in basic training in the army. There were two soldiers; one was named Hiscock and the other Loving. The drill sergeants paired them together as "battle buddies" just so they could say "loving his cock get over here" with no comma.
Posted by dave  on  Thu Jul 06, 2006  at  02:31 PM
this one was very unfortunate and previously posted, i feel it needs to be reminded again

an application for a turkish mba student is accepted by some shool, however the guy's name is Oral Taker. -not a common name in turkish either.

3 years he spent at the usa was a total nightmare.

(i guess his parents could never think of this)
Posted by luxurysteps  in  NY  on  Sat Jul 08, 2006  at  11:38 AM
My real name is Fawkes.
Posted by Meerkat  in  Australia  on  Sat Jul 29, 2006  at  10:14 PM
Fawkes Koral. Horrible, I know.
Posted by Meerkat  in  Australia  on  Sat Jul 29, 2006  at  10:18 PM
And in highschool I knew a guy called Jack Offe.
Posted by Meerkat  in  Australia  on  Sat Jul 29, 2006  at  10:22 PM
My grandfather's heart doctor was named Dr. Safety First. Honest!!
Posted by C. Daniel  in  Southern California  on  Thu Aug 17, 2006  at  09:45 PM
There once was a judge in the NY Syaye court named Judge Peter Schmuck.
He would not let anyone in his court get a name change.
Posted by Mike  in  NJ  on  Sat Sep 30, 2006  at  08:44 PM
"he would not let anyone in his court get a name change"

So, he was truly a Schmuck, then?
Posted by DFStuckey  in  Auckland New Zealand  on  Sun Oct 01, 2006  at  11:49 PM
I had a teacher in junior high whos name was Mrs. Dick
But thats not the funny part....
She was married INTO the name by a guy whos first name was Harry.

Hilarious.
If your dumb you wont get it.
Joke format, true story.
Posted by Wills  in  Kansas  on  Tue Oct 10, 2006  at  08:19 PM
i want to know for my homework what my last name verdugo means, and my first name ereni means. so if you can please help me to send this information to my yahoo mail.

:thank you:
Posted by ereni verdugo  in  west covina  on  Wed Oct 11, 2006  at  09:12 PM
One guy got sworn into the bar with me, his name was Rusty Messer...sounds right up there with Dirty Sanchez
Posted by LT  in  new orleans  on  Tue Dec 05, 2006  at  06:11 PM
Oh, I also forgot the local attorney whose name is "Robin Cheatham" with a hard "th" sound.
Posted by LT  in  new orleans  on  Tue Dec 05, 2006  at  06:14 PM
There used to be a gynocologist in Fairfax, VA named Harry Beaver. There was also a memeber of the credit union I worked at named Richard Head.
Posted by Chris  in  Virginia  on  Wed Dec 06, 2006  at  01:53 PM
I've got all of you beat. I used to do flood maps for lending companies, and I once did a couple by the names of.

Husband's last name: "Ho"
Wife's mayden name: "Shit"

I can't recal their first names, but all I could think was about their children's last names.
Posted by MP  on  Wed Jan 31, 2007  at  01:51 AM
Resume just came in for a Pretti T. Bush
Posted by Inez  in  Washington  on  Thu Feb 08, 2007  at  03:45 PM
I have a good buddy named Mike Christmas, and his sister's name is Mary. Her friends call her "Teecee" to make it easier on her.
Posted by Bryan  in  North Carolina  on  Sun Feb 18, 2007  at  09:17 PM
ok kuntz is not pronounced cunts, its pronounced like koontz you big liar
Posted by jeff kuntz  in  baltimore, maryland  on  Fri Mar 09, 2007  at  03:27 PM
well

I have a few. Growing up I was always teased because my last name was barney. Heres a few more.

1. Dick Wigger
2. Betty Azkica
3. Trevor Shoemaker
4. Omah Boods
5. KiKi Tinklewood
and for the chinese one

6. Shi Coksuker

These are all real names I found in my Phone book.
Posted by kara  in  indiana  on  Sat Mar 17, 2007  at  06:11 PM
Worked recently with a chap named Wayne King. There is a Rugby League player here by the name of Carmichael Hunt. Never heard him called Mike. Also knew of a Plumber F.L. Oats.
Posted by Graham Bolton  in  Australia  on  Sat Mar 17, 2007  at  06:20 PM
My last name is Bullerdick. Had a harsh time growing up as a girl with that last name-but my dad seems to suit it. It's very masculine and appeared omnious to the gentlemen who would pick me up for dates. Yet-someday, when I marry, I'll be taking my husband's last name. Hopefully it will be Smith or Jones!
Posted by Kathryn  in  Indiana  on  Mon Mar 26, 2007  at  04:30 AM
Well, if your ever in an area where there's a WaWa (a convenient store in the tristate area) look at the coffee cups. The guy who started WaWa, his name is Dick Wood. I personally find this funny as hell.
Posted by Jenn  in  New Jersey  on  Mon Mar 26, 2007  at  07:21 PM
some very unfortunate names I've come across in my profession:

Stormy Knight (daughter named Amber - future porn star?)
Roch Gravel (pronounced "Rock")
Peter Abbott
Anita Byrd
William Williams
Cheryl Hiscock
Steve Stevens
Donald MacDonald
Barbie Dyke

Parents have 9 months to contemplate their child's name....in most cases, it's not misfortune, but parental ignorance or outright cruelty.
Posted by mag  in  canada  on  Wed Apr 04, 2007  at  11:43 AM
Im my school there is one kid named Jacob Jacobs.
In my town there is a family with the last name Whitehead (everyone in the family is a redhead), they actually called their daughter Poppy, thus making it Poppy Whitehead.
My friends boyfriend is called Richard Head, he goes mental when people call him Dick lol.
My last name is Hook, I asked Mum what other names she was thinking of calling me, she said that Dad wanted me to be called Fish, thus making my name Fish Hook, I'm glad Mum chose Brad as my name instead.
A girl at my school is called Shiny Penny.
The finance officer at my school is Haddor Way (had her way).
And finnaly my Dad's best friends last name is Sane, guess what he called his son...yep Justin, making it Justin Sane.
Victor Harbor must be the place for funny names.
Posted by Brad  in  Victor Harbor, South Australia  on  Tue Apr 10, 2007  at  06:47 AM
My father was a Rabbi. When he was studying at the seminary in Cincinnati, one of the underclassmen was Richard C. Hertz (1916-1999), who later had a distinguished career in the Chicago and Detroit areas.

They put on a skit. My father played the professor who was performing a roll call. As he called out "Who's such-and-so?", each time one student would raise his hand. When he called out "Who's Dick Hertz?", they all raised their hands.
Posted by Josh Levin  in  Cherry Hill, NJ  on  Sun May 13, 2007  at  09:56 AM
This is nothing suggestive, but the last name in my local telephone directory is Zebo Zzzent. Really, three consecutive Z's. He graduated last in his class, at least at the ceremony.
There used to be a Chris Shithead. He is no longer listed. Damned kids.
We do still have a Ravi Shitut and an Osama Aaflaq.
Posted by Ryan  in  St. Louis  on  Mon May 21, 2007  at  09:58 AM
THERE IS A LADY THAT WORKS AT THE SAME PLACE AS MINE, HER NAME IS BRENDA SMELLIE BUT TRIES TO TELL EVERYONE THAT ITS PRONOUNCED "SMILEY"...I AM SORRY BUT WHEN YOU HAVE A NAME THAT IS SPELLED "SMELLIE" THEN YOUR NAME IS SMELLIE (STINKY) NOT SMILEY OR SMILES!!!
Posted by MIKE FLEMING  on  Sun Aug 26, 2007  at  02:37 AM
I studied in Argentina for a semester and I can't forget one ad I saw from a beauty salon. The featured stylist's last name was Fucks and on the bottom part it has simulated pen writing: Her first name followed by her last name of Fucks and in Spanish it said to call her e.g. Elizabeth Fucks llame (Call) 456-6564. Eeminded me of the messages you see written in a bathroom stall. I confirmed that the simulated pen writing was real because I saw another company ad with another featured stylist with her first and ordinary last name written with the same message urging the viewer to call the phone number for an appointment. I told this to a couple of Argentines but they didn't see the humor unless I explained it to them. I am sure somebody or tourist called Ms. Fucks. I wish I at least took a photo to send it to Howard Stern. wink
Posted by John  in  Northern California  on  Fri Sep 28, 2007  at  08:02 PM
I used to go to school with a girl named Jackie Adcock, who was a quite attractive (but stuck up)prep.
Posted by David R  in  Frankfort, KY  on  Mon Oct 08, 2007  at  04:38 PM
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