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22nd Jul '16 11:13:21 PM Gamermaster
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** Reinforce Eins and Reinforce Zwei are named after an English word and a German number. And then Eins gains the last name Yagami in ''INNOCENT'' alongside the Wolkenritter, giving her a name made up of three languages.
30th Jun '16 1:46:03 AM Unsung
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*** Kaidan isn't actually a name in Japanese, although it is a word, referring to a genre of Edo era ghost stories-- none of which necessarily means it couldn't be the origin, but given how it's pronounced ("KAY-din"), it might also be a variation of Caden (of Celtic origin), or else based on an Arabic word meaning 'Companion'. Or perhaps his parents (and Bioware) might have just liked the way it sounded, in which case it would be a Canadian name. Still counts, regardless, but there doesn't seem to be any WordOfGod on this.
29th Jun '16 4:29:13 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* This becomes more common in later ''Anime/{{Macross}}'' series: examples include Isamu Dyson of ''Anime/MacrossPlus'' and Hayate Immelman of ''Anime/MacrossDelta''.
27th Jun '16 1:07:20 PM Hydrosoul
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* In Franchise/StreetFighter, there is a character named Edmond Honda but it's never really explained why the 100% Japanese Honda has the ''very'' English first name "Edmond".
22nd Jun '16 8:43:37 AM 64SuperNintendo
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* Yuri Himemiya from ''VisualNovel/PrinceofStride Alternative'', who may not seem to be this trope at first since he has a kanji name, but [[http://prince-of-stride-alternative.wikia.com/wiki/Yuri_Himemiya his hair]] gives it away (although not in a manner seen in real life) - he's half Russian, half Japanese.

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* Yuri Himemiya from ''VisualNovel/PrinceofStride ''VisualNovel/PrinceOfStride Alternative'', who may not seem to be this trope at first since he has a kanji name, but [[http://prince-of-stride-alternative.wikia.com/wiki/Yuri_Himemiya his hair]] gives it away (although not in a manner seen in real life) - he's half Russian, half Japanese.
11th Jun '16 10:42:22 AM Morgenthaler
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* In Creator/MikhailAkhmanov's ''ArrivalsFromTheDark'', we have Olaf Peter Carlos Trevelyan-Krasnogortsev, who claims to have French and Russian ancestry. The latter (and the second part of his last name) comes from a Tsarist Russian nobleman who fled his country to France during the [[RomanovsAndRevolutions October Revolution]]. Interestingly, he claims that "Trevelyan" comes from the French side of the family, although it's a Cornish (English) surname. Then there's his Scandinavian first name and a Spanish third name, which go completely unexplained. Then we have his descendant Ivar Trevelyan (Olaf's children chose to shorten the overly-long surname), who also has a Scandinavian first name.

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* In Creator/MikhailAkhmanov's ''ArrivalsFromTheDark'', ''Literature/ArrivalsFromTheDark'', we have Olaf Peter Carlos Trevelyan-Krasnogortsev, who claims to have French and Russian ancestry. The latter (and the second part of his last name) comes from a Tsarist Russian nobleman who fled his country to France during the [[RomanovsAndRevolutions October Revolution]]. Interestingly, he claims that "Trevelyan" comes from the French side of the family, although it's a Cornish (English) surname. Then there's his Scandinavian first name and a Spanish third name, which go completely unexplained. Then we have his descendant Ivar Trevelyan (Olaf's children chose to shorten the overly-long surname), who also has a Scandinavian first name.
24th May '16 8:29:13 PM KiraDoom
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* In ''WesternAnimation/ElTigre'', Manny has a very long name, each part being based on a member of the show's staff. As one could guess, most of the names are Spanish... Except for [[OddNameOut O'Brien]]. Downplayed, though, since that's the ''only'' part of his name that counts (again, the rest of his name is Spanish), and because he's rarely called by his full name (only by his dad when he's mad at Manny).
14th Apr '16 9:25:47 AM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* ''[[VideoGame/{{Syndicate}} Syndicate 2012]]'' has Agent Tatsuo Hamilton, of the Aspari Corporation. Additionally, most of the named Aspari citizens and employees have English given names and Chinese surnames (Gary Chang, etc.).

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* ''[[VideoGame/{{Syndicate}} Syndicate 2012]]'' The 2012 reboot of ''VideoGame/{{Syndicate}}'' has Agent Tatsuo Hamilton, of the Aspari Corporation. Additionally, most of the named Aspari citizens and employees have English given names and Chinese surnames (Gary Chang, etc.).).
* In ''VideoGame/SakuraWars'', several of the characters have mixed origins, with a couple of them having names reflecting that, namely Maria Tachibana (Russian/Japanese) and Orihime Soletta (Italian/Japanese).
14th Apr '16 9:12:01 AM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* The ''StarTrekNewFrontier'' series had a minor character, Romeo Takahashi, who was a natural blond and of Japanese descent.
* The ''Franchise/HarryPotter'' books feature Antonin Dolohov; "''Antonín''" (accent on the 'i') is Czech, but -''ov'' surnames are only really found in Bulgaria and Russia. In fact there is a Russian officer named Dolohov in ''War and Peace''. Also Gellert Grindelwald, whose first name is Hungarian, while the surname is German.

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* The ''StarTrekNewFrontier'' ''Literature/StarTrekNewFrontier'' series had a minor character, Romeo Takahashi, who was a natural blond and of Japanese descent.
* The ''Franchise/HarryPotter'' ''Literature/HarryPotter'' books feature Antonin Dolohov; "''Antonín''" (accent on the 'i') is Czech, but -''ov'' surnames are only really found in Bulgaria and Russia. In fact there is a Russian officer named Dolohov in ''War and Peace''. Also Gellert Grindelwald, whose first name is Hungarian, while the surname is German.



*** Somewhat permissible in that wizards tend to have... ''unusual'' names by Muggle standards, and don't necessarily follow Muggle standards of national borders or cultural norms.

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*** Somewhat ** This is all somewhat permissible in that wizards tend to have... ''unusual'' names by Muggle standards, and don't necessarily follow Muggle standards of national borders or cultural norms.
14th Apr '16 9:10:54 AM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* The Harry Potter books feature Antonin Dolohov; "''Antonín''" (accent on the 'i') is Czech, but -''ov'' surnames are only really found in Bulgaria and Russia. In fact there is a Russian officer named Dolohov in ''War and Peace''. Also Gellert Grindelwald, whose first name is Hungarian, while the surname is German.

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* The Harry Potter ''Franchise/HarryPotter'' books feature Antonin Dolohov; "''Antonín''" (accent on the 'i') is Czech, but -''ov'' surnames are only really found in Bulgaria and Russia. In fact there is a Russian officer named Dolohov in ''War and Peace''. Also Gellert Grindelwald, whose first name is Hungarian, while the surname is German.
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