What is in a name? Fun looks

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Just fun originally posted 2 Jan 2021

"I keep having people names the same. what's up with that?"

"What's with these names?"

Funner reasons to answer that question:

  • They ran out of names

  • It was traditional to name the first born son after the first born

  • His father's first name is her sons middle name

  • We wanted some thing unique, it sounded like it should be from our home country

  • No no that's right.

  • That is what has always been... why change it.

  • If we went with tradition or followed with what your uncle said is right- it wouldn't be appropriate - example Harry Dyck so we went with the other uncle's name

  • It costs money to register the names. That is the real reason you all have the same first name

  • It was a translation issue. That is what the name became at the border and we don't know enough of the language to be unique.

  • Does it matter what I named you? I picked it so you can pay to change it.

  • "I pretty sure they did it for legal reasons"*sighs* I am not sure which side of the legal we are concerned with.

  • They didn't know how to write so just put the X.

  • So we wouldn't have to change the name of the business the child would inherit.

  • The spiritual leaders chose the name. ~*sighs* way to set the bar high tribal elders....

What are some of the fun reasons you've seen?

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