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4th Feb '16 2:44:21 AM FarseerLolotea
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* Jassart [=LeBlanc=]'s real last name in ''WebComic/SnowByNight'' is Charbonnier. It's embarrassing to him because it means "son of a charcoaler," which is more or less the most looked-down-upon occupation in Saronnean society.

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* Jassart [=LeBlanc=]'s real last name in ''WebComic/SnowByNight'' is Charbonnier. It's embarrassing to him because it means "son of a charcoaler," which is more or less the most looked-down-upon occupation in Saronnean society. ''
* [[CountryMatters Cuntons]] of ''Webcomic/VeganArtbook'', whose name is a combination of the surname of [[TakeThat someone Yerdian hates]] for [[FurAndLoathing wearing fur]] and...well, ''make a wild guess''. Would it surprise you to learn she's a total StrawMan?
8th Jan '16 7:26:41 PM Vir
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While the EmbarrassingFirstName deals with the character not liking his first name and the EmbarrassingMiddleName with the middle name, the EmbarrassingLastName is where a character has a last name that sounds embarrassing to the public. It may be a sign of UnfortunateName or UnfortunateImplications.

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While the EmbarrassingFirstName deals with the character not liking his first name and the EmbarrassingMiddleName with the middle name, the EmbarrassingLastName Embarrassing Last Name is where a character has a last name that sounds embarrassing to the public. It may be a sign of UnfortunateName or UnfortunateImplications.
3rd Jan '16 4:56:02 AM JonVonBass
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* ''ComicBook/{{VForVendetta}}'' Seriously? The Hitler-like dictator of Britain in ''ComicBook/VForVendetta'' is named Adam ''Susan''? No wonder they changed his name into Sutler

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* ''ComicBook/{{VForVendetta}}'' ''ComicBook/{{V For Vendetta}}'': Seriously? The Hitler-like dictator of Britain in ''ComicBook/VForVendetta'' is named Adam ''Susan''? No wonder they changed his name into Sutler
3rd Jan '16 4:55:11 AM JonVonBass
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* ''ComicBook/{{VForVendetta}}'' Seriously? The Hitler-like dictator of Britain in ''ComicBook/VForVendetta'' is named Adam ''Susan''? No wonder they changed his name into Sutler
23rd Dec '15 3:48:07 AM Doug86
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* Benson of ''RegularShow'' goes on a FirstNameBasis because his full name is [[spoiler: Benson Dunwoody]].

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* Benson of ''RegularShow'' ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow'' goes on a FirstNameBasis because his full name is [[spoiler: Benson Dunwoody]].
7th Dec '15 3:18:56 PM Xelloss08
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* In ''Literature/TheNekropolisArchives'', the bounty hunter Overkill's real name is Christina Butts, which is why she prefers to go by her alias.
5th Sep '15 4:51:19 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the novel and film ''Hannibal'', Lecter needles Italian police inspector Pazzi about his surname, which has an unpleasant history in Florence. He implies that Pazzi's career may have been hindered by his family's historical reputation.

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* In the novel and film ''Hannibal'', ''Film/{{Hannibal}}'', Lecter needles Italian police inspector Pazzi about his surname, which has an unpleasant history in Florence. He implies that Pazzi's career may have been hindered by his family's historical reputation.
28th Aug '15 5:00:57 PM youfeelingluckypunk27
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* Benson of ''RegularShow'' goes on a FirstNameBasis because his full name is [[spoiler: Benson Dunwoody]].
18th Jul '15 5:27:47 AM KurosakiMaya
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* Shimana Kameko from ''Manga/YumeMiruTaiyou'' hates her surname because it means "turtle girl".
12th Apr '15 4:45:40 PM DeisTheAlcano
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* Alejandro from ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'' has his last name revealed by Chris to everyone in ''All Stars''. Chris gets a good laugh at learning that his name is "Alejandro Burros Muertos" (Dead Donkey.) This gets lampshaded further into the episode.

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* Alejandro from ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'' has his last name revealed by Chris to everyone in ''All Stars''. Chris gets a good laugh at learning that his name is "Alejandro Burros Muertos" (Dead Donkey.Donkeys.) This gets lampshaded further into the episode.
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