History Main / MultiethnicName

25th Feb '17 4:31:18 PM nombretomado
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* Used liberally throughout ''TheFiveStarStories'' due to Mamoru Nagano's love of CultureChopSuey.

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* Used liberally throughout ''TheFiveStarStories'' ''Manga/TheFiveStarStories'' due to Mamoru Nagano's love of CultureChopSuey.
5th Feb '17 10:26:06 AM karstovich2
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** Likely unintentional, but Khan Noonien Singh's name mixes an Islamic name of Central Asian origin (Khan) and a Sikh name of Punjabi origin (Singh). Both names are common in India, but not generally among the same people (especially since they're both surnames, meaning that "Khan Singh" sounds kind of like "Smith Jones").

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** Likely unintentional, but Khan Noonien Singh's name mixes an Islamic name of Central Asian origin (Khan) and a Sikh name of Punjabi origin (Singh). Both names are common in India, but not generally among the same people (especially since they're both surnames, meaning that "Khan Singh" sounds kind of like "Smith Jones").Jones," or--translating the names--"King Lyons").
31st Jan '17 6:26:25 PM Xtifr
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* In ''The Tongues of the Moon'' by PhilipJoseFarmer, Moshe Yamanuchi is descended from one of "many Japanese who converted to Judaism". His Communist superiors do not take the anomaly at all well.

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* In ''The Tongues of the Moon'' by PhilipJoseFarmer, Creator/PhilipJoseFarmer, Moshe Yamanuchi is descended from one of "many Japanese who converted to Judaism". His Communist superiors do not take the anomaly at all well.
12th Jan '17 3:32:46 AM Hjortron18
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* In Creator/HakanNesser's ''Barbarotti-series'', the main character is a Swedish/Italian police detective called Gunnar Barbarotti.
11th Jan '17 6:22:13 AM ChronoLegion
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Republique}}'', the Headmaster's name is Kenichiro Treglazov. His last name indicates a Russian father, and his mother is revealed to be Ainu (an ethnic group that lives in Japan and Russia), although the first name is clearly Japanese.
8th Jan '17 11:55:01 AM nombretomado
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* Miguel O'Hara aka [[{{Marvel 2099}} Spider-Man 2099]]. As his name suggests he's half-Hispanic and half-Irish.

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* Miguel O'Hara aka [[{{Marvel 2099}} [[ComicBook/Marvel2099 Spider-Man 2099]]. As his name suggests he's half-Hispanic and half-Irish.
31st Dec '16 9:15:54 PM Gamermaster
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** Cinque, Nove, Dieci, and Wendi Nakajima all have Italian first names and a Japanese last name. Though -technically speaking- the entire family qualifies due to the family qualifies for the same reasons as Vivio.

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** Cinque, Nove, Dieci, and Wendi Nakajima all have Italian first names and a Japanese last name. Though -technically speaking- the entire family qualifies due to the family qualifies for the same reasons as Vivio.
26th Dec '16 4:54:02 PM talltalltree
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* Creator/SpikeMilligan's short-lived sitcom ''TheMeltingPot'' had Luigi O'Reilly, who was neither Italian nor Irish but from the north of England.
10th Dec '16 1:14:27 AM TheCuza
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* Pierre Chang on ''Series/{{Lost}}'', [[ActorAllusion who has the same combination of French first name and Chinese last name as his actor]], François Chau.
7th Dec '16 10:24:48 PM KeithM
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* Melinda Qiaolian May in ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD''.
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