Tuesday Twosome: What’s In A Name?

  1. Are you named after anyone? Would you name a child of yours after you?  I am not named after anyone, nor would I name a child of mine after me.  I would, however, use family names as middle names (still not my name though – Kelly doesn’t seem like a very good middle name).
  2. If you were born a member of the opposite sex what would your name be? If you could switch names with a friend who would it be?  My parents were going to name me Eric.  I don’t know who I’d switch names with.
  3. Are there any mispronunciations/typos that people do with your name constantly? Would you drop your last name if you became famous? I occasionally get Kelley, but not that often.  Usually the problem is people forget my name and think I’m Jill (apparently I look like a Jill) or they have problems with my last name (pick one, new or old, people are just difficult).  I wouldn’t be able to drop my last name if I were famous – do you know how many Kellys there are in this world?  How ever would people Google me?
  4. Name two celebrities that have really great names. Name two celebrities that in your opinion have strange names.  I’m skipping this one.
  5. Do you like your name? Does your name have a special meaning? I like that the combination of Kelly Laura means “warrior woman with a crown of laurel leaves.”  I think it means I’m secretly Xena, Warrior Princess.  Don’t you?  It’s an OK name.  My parents could have done better, but they really could have done a lot worse too.