(Closed) Birth names- Long?

posted 9 years ago in Names
Post # 3
4480 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2010 - Calamigos Ranch

Whoa! ๐Ÿ™‚ Where did they all come frome? I’ve heard of traditions where children get four names (mine will!), but this is longer than most. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Would love to hear the story!

Post # 4
5497 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

I have a friend named “Anna Louise Squire Welch” and another Named Sarah who is foregin, but idr her really REALLY long name. I know it’s not hawaiian but I think it’s loosley related. It’s like Maleasara something something somethin taluaki, I think.


yours takes the cake so far!

Post # 5
873 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

I have 4 names (2 middle names).  In total, my full name is 26 letters.  I’ve always loved it.  I’ve never been teased, but now that I’m living in Korea, it does cause me some problems because many people don’t understand Western name structure.  My biggest problem here is that I have a Scottish ‘Mc’ name, and everyone seems to think my last name is just ‘Mac’ (ie. ..not my real name but Jane Mac instead of Jane McDonald).  My godsister has 6 names (37 letters, 3 middle names, and 2 family names), and she loves her name too.

Post # 6
3539 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Mine is

Charis Elizabeth Symonnique

There isnt enough boxes on legal forms is my only frustration!!

Post # 7
1091 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2018 - Oakland Manor

I have four names, and my kids probably will too ๐Ÿ™‚ My first name is 10 letters long, yipes!

Post # 8
3331 posts
Sugar bee

My sister has two middle names, but it’s only because my parents couldn’t agree on her name.  My mom picked one middle name and my dad picked the other.  It was a compromise, I guess.  We have a pretty short last name, but I assume we’ll still probably only give our kids one first and one middle name.

Post # 9
1371 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

My fiance has 4 names and all of them have 7 letters each.  Long names are cool!  Jarome Iginla’s (Calgary Flames hockey player) full name is:

Jarome Arthur-Leigh Adekunle Tig Junior Elvis Iginla


Post # 10
1489 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

I’ve got five myself, all but one is highly unusual. Nobody can spell or pronounce my name at all and worse: my name originally came with an apostrophe (a real one, not a for show one to add quirkiness), which I’ve dropped in the interests of having the doctor’s office find my file when I show up. No one, and I mean no one, can file an apostrophe. It’s a nightmare. 

Post # 11
638 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2007

My grandmother is german and she has 5 names… I forget them all though.  She goes by Ehren – but the real name is Ehrentraud…. along with 4 others ๐Ÿ™‚

My hubby has 2 middle names… but he never uses the second one.  He doesn’t even know how to spell it without looking it up ๐Ÿ™‚  So I would say he is not a fan.  Or he’s just lazy!

Post # 12
7777 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

Not me, but my best friend growing up had 3 middle names. I think it’s interesting, probably because my name is so boring.

Post # 13
1260 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

My Fiance has two middle names, one is after his grandfather, and the other is after an obscure constellation (hippie parents!). His first name is also very unique. So, four names total for him!


Post # 14
433 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2009

Yes!  My birth name has four names (Peyton H******* N***** L********).  I used to get made fun of all the time, but it’s fine now!  Yet another reason why I didn’t take my husband’s last name – I didn’t want to drop the others (they are family names – and the N***** name I share with my father and my daughter).

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