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Re: What's the oddest name you've found?
« Reply #18 on: Saturday 13 February 16 11:45 GMT (UK) »
I remember Dr Duck. Is he a relative Malky?

One of his patients ended up with a psych consult at an A&E far from home because they didn't believe the doctor he last saw was called Donald Duck.
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Re: What's the oddest name you've found?
« Reply #19 on: Saturday 13 February 16 12:12 GMT (UK) »
 ;D ;D ;D ;D
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Re: What's the oddest name you've found?
« Reply #20 on: Saturday 13 February 16 12:40 GMT (UK) »
 
I remember Dr Duck. Is he a relative Malky?

One of his patients ended up with a psych consult at an A&E far from home because they didn't believe the doctor he last saw was called Donald Duck.

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Re: What's the oddest name you've found?
« Reply #21 on: Saturday 13 February 16 13:38 GMT (UK) »
I've got a Georges Armand Henri Joseph Masson de Fernig - quite a mouthful!
Devon: Bibby, Bird, Chaplin, Davey, Littlejohns, Pope, Shire, Sloman, Tucker
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Gloucestershire: Gauler
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Middlesex: Crump
Monmouthshire: Brunt
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Re: What's the oddest name you've found?
« Reply #22 on: Saturday 13 February 16 13:59 GMT (UK) »
"I remember Dr Duck. Is he a relative Malky?"

No, but I did meet him some years ago when I was over the West Coast.

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Re: What's the oddest name you've found?
« Reply #23 on: Saturday 13 February 16 16:57 GMT (UK) »
Hello
In my tree there's a

Paul Onion marrying Sarah Cheese in Bridgenorth

Ciderdrinker

I like that... ;D ;D ;D

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Re: What's the oddest name you've found?
« Reply #24 on: Saturday 13 February 16 17:26 GMT (UK) »
Mine are a bit boring in comparison, but I've got a William Chapman who worked as a butcher, marrying an Elizabeth Ham... :)
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Re: What's the oddest name you've found?
« Reply #25 on: Saturday 13 February 16 22:00 GMT (UK) »
Onesiphorus. I think they might have a cure for it nowadays!
A child at a school where I worked years ago  was names after Jamie Leigh Curtis but it was spelled Jammie. She was lovely but I can imagine it caused her some problems as she got older .

Names in Cromwellian times were unusual by today`s standards, they were  phrases from the Bible, can`t bring one to mind but things like"Saints in Glory" Jones
and "Fight the Devil"Smith           .Viktoria.

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Re: What's the oddest name you've found?
« Reply #26 on: Saturday 13 February 16 22:40 GMT (UK) »
Funny you should say that, I came across an Onesiphorus the other day, had to check the image. I found another one another time called Mahershalalhashbaz... I understand naming your child Luke, Mark, Peter, Moses etc... but why would you inflict that on your child and yourself? "Mahershalalhashbaz, come back here! Mahershalalhashbaz, stop that!"

I have one in my tree called Septimus Hine, which I still think sounds like something you need a cream for.

We were discussing this the other day in chat, with such gems as "One Two Many Gouldstone" (1870) and "Lightfoot Longbottom" (1900).
You can look it up on Ancestry birth entries if you don't believe me... 1842, Leeds, Yorkshire... Ellis Poo Poo. I feel there has to have been a mistake there, SURELY?  ;D