20 Odd Names of People That Will Make You Scratch Your Heads and Laugh | 'Scru Yu'
Although Shakespeare posed the famous question, "What's in a name?" in the legendary tragic romance, Romeo and Juliet; every year, parents across the globe lose their cool while coming up with the most unique names for their newborns. The obsession has escalated with time and it has crossed cultural boundaries. Thanks to the internet, people can now choose names from foreign languages for their kids when they find nothing suitable in their native languages.
Our names are integral parts of our identity but in the quest for the most uncommon name, some parents unintentionally single out their offspring so much so that they become the laughing stock. When we try to pronounce elaborate names in languages we aren't well-versed in, it's often a laugh-riot. A Facebook account, Yoo Names has a collection of odd and amusing names of people which the internet cannot help but laugh at.
These names may sound lovely and have profound meanings in their native language but they sound and read rather funny in English. This Facebook page shares screenshots of people's names from other languages and people's punny twists to them and the comments under the screenshots are just as hilarious. So here are 20 weird names that will help you indulge in some harmless laughter.
4. Brilliant, haha
6. Sam-wan like you!
8. Oh yeah!
10. Watch out
16. Get lost, intruder.