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Most Common Last Names in the UK: Does Yours Make the List?


Fact: There are over 30,000 John Smiths living in Britain According to The Research Alliance, a UK research company that bases their findings on recent census data, there are indeed over 30,000 men named John Smith living in the UK. In fact, according to the National Health Service Central Register, based on births between 1999 and(…)

And The Weirdest Name Award Goes to…Taco Monster!


Fact: There is a Dutch medical professional named Taco Monster.    Most Americans have heard the urban legend about twins named Lemonjello and Orangejello, which further internet research suggests might actually be the names of at least one set of twins in the US’s Deep South. One guy’s parents, however, appear to have taken the(…)

Juan vs. Antonio – 4 Hints for How to Name Your Spanish Kid


If you have a child while living in a foreign country there are quite a few practical matters to think about. Apart from issues such as their nationality and all the horrible paperwork you need to fill out, there is something even simpler; what are you going to call the little fellow? 1. Think of(…)