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25th Jun '17 9:34:50 AM DaibhidC
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* The three young boys who hang out at Salty Cracker Comics in ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive''. The main one was eventually named as Duck because of his baseball cap, and his friends were much later named as Drake and Bill.

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* The three young boys who hang out at Salty Cracker Comics in ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive''. The main one was eventually named as Duck because of his baseball cap, and his friends were much later named as Drake and Bill. There's also Catalina Bobcat and a catgirl-obsessed minor character called Kitty.
25th Jun '17 9:33:34 AM DaibhidC
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* The three young boys who hang out at Salty Cracker Comics in ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive''. The main one was eventually named as Duck because of his baseball cap, and his friends were much later named as Drake and Bill.
17th Jun '17 12:16:14 PM DouglasFir
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** Another QuirkyMinibossSquad, the Amazon Trio from the fourth season (Tiger's Eye, Hawk's Eye and Fisheye) combines this with RockThemeNaming and LandSeaSky.

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** Another QuirkyMinibossSquad, the Amazon Trio from the fourth season (Tiger's Eye, Hawk's Eye and Fisheye) Fisheye), combines this with RockThemeNaming and LandSeaSky.
17th Jun '17 10:25:30 AM nombretomado
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** Wallabies: RugbyUnion

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14th Jun '17 12:16:10 AM DouglasFir
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* ''Franchise/SailorMoon'': The Sailor Animamates, the QuirkyMinibossSquad from the final season, which was notably the only one not to use RockThemeNaming. Their names followed the form "Sailor [metal] [animal]": Sailor Iron Mouse, Sailor Aluminium Seiren, Sailor Lead Crow, and Sailor Tin [[CatGirl Nyanko]].

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* ''Franchise/SailorMoon'': ''Franchise/SailorMoon'':
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The Sailor Animamates, the QuirkyMinibossSquad from the final season, which was notably the only one not to use RockThemeNaming. Their names followed the form "Sailor [metal] [animal]": Sailor Iron Mouse, Sailor Aluminium Seiren, Sailor Lead Crow, and Sailor Tin [[CatGirl Nyanko]].Nyanko]].
** Another QuirkyMinibossSquad, the Amazon Trio from the fourth season (Tiger's Eye, Hawk's Eye and Fisheye) combines this with RockThemeNaming and LandSeaSky.
14th Jun '17 12:13:47 AM DouglasFir
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* A common trend in ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfiction is to name changeling characters after insects or insect-related words. For example, ''[[Fanfic/MaternalInstinctMLP Maternal Instinct]]'' has [=OCs=] named Pupa, Cricka, Pincer, Silkworm, Silverfish and Morphin (after the butterfly genus, Morpho).
14th Apr '17 2:33:02 PM sgamer82
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** The Monk Tribe are a race of PettingZooPeople whose names are frequently puns on their species. However how obvious the puns are depends on your native language. An English speaker will immediately catch the pun behind a rabbit girl named Carrot, but are unlikely to make anything out of a dog woman named Wanda unless they know "wan" is the Japanese onomatopoeia for barking.

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** The Monk Mink Tribe are a race of PettingZooPeople whose names are frequently puns on their species. However how obvious the puns are depends on your native language. An English speaker will immediately catch the pun behind a rabbit girl named Carrot, but are unlikely to make anything out of a dog woman named Wanda unless they know "wan" is the Japanese onomatopoeia for barking.
29th Mar '17 3:36:32 AM Joyce13
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* In the ''Literature/BardicVoices'' series, all Free Bards take on (or are given by their new peers) bird names. They adopted this practice from the Gypsies, who take on use-names based on their jobs.
21st Feb '17 12:12:02 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* The protagonists of ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'' have a bird theme -- there's Jack ''Sparrow'', Elizabeth ''Swann'', and Will ''Turner'' (a type of swan, appropriately enough). And ''William Turner'' was the name of a 16th century naturalist who did extensive studies of birds.

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* The protagonists of ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'' have a bird theme -- there's Jack ''Sparrow'', Elizabeth ''Swann'', and Will ''Turner'' (a type of swan, appropriately enough). And ''William Turner'' was happened to be the name of a 16th century naturalist who did extensive studies of birds.


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*''Film/AssassinsCreed2016'': In keeping with previous protagonists with bird-themed names, Aguilar means "eagle house" in Spanish (as in "pigeon house"), coming from the Spanish word for "eagle" (águila), while Callum means "dove" in Scottish and Irish Gaelic (as in "Hawk and Dove").
13th Feb '17 9:48:29 PM Twiddler
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* In ''Manga/InugamisanToNekoyamasan'', everyone but [[OnlySaneMan Aki]] has an animal name and fits some stereotype about that animal. The title characters are Inugami (''inu'' meaning dog) and Nekoyama (''neko'' meaning cat).
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