History Main / RepetitiveName

18th Jul '16 2:12:46 PM JakesBrain
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** Many of Creator/RikMayall's characters were named some variation on this theme -- q.v. Rick Richard in ''Series/TheYoungOnes'' and Rich Richards in ''Series/FilthyRichAndCatflap''.
16th Jul '16 5:01:28 AM StFan
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* One of comedian Joel Hodgson's stand-up skits involved a two-headed ventriloquist dummy he named Danny O'Danny.
* Stand-up comedian Bruce Bruce.
* Comedian Ahmed Ahmed has a bit where he lampshades his repetitive Arabic name, saying that he has to get to the airport early "because it's not a good time to be named Ahmed, and my name's Ahmed Ahmed."
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* MadScientist Simon von Simon (and his rival in mad science, Sigmund von Sigmund), from ''LittleGloomy''

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* MadScientist Simon von Simon (and his rival in mad science, Sigmund von Sigmund), from ''LittleGloomy''''ComicBook/LittleGloomy''



* ''ComicBook/RichieRich''
** As RealLife wants to have it, there is a comic artist named Richard "Richie" Rich too. (Not to be confused with the Earl of Warwick.)
* ''ComicStrip/TerryAndThePirates'' has Charles C. Charles, a.k.a. "Hotshot Charlie".
* Jamaal J. Jamaal in the daily newspaper strip ''HerbAndJamaal''.

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* ''ComicBook/RichieRich''
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''ComicBook/RichieRich''. As RealLife wants to have it, there is a comic artist named Richard "Richie" Rich too. (Not to be confused with the Earl of Warwick.)
* ''ComicStrip/TerryAndThePirates'' has Charles C. Charles, a.k.a. "Hotshot Charlie".
* Jamaal J. Jamaal in the daily newspaper strip ''HerbAndJamaal''.
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* The Dutch comic strip series "Eric de Noorman" had a character named Pum-Pum, which later inspired a comic book magazine named "Pum-Pum".

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* The Dutch comic strip series "Eric de Noorman" had a character named Pum-Pum, which later inspired ''Taka Takata'' is a comic book magazine named "Pum-Pum". from Joel Azara, telling the daily life of a low-rank Japanese military (the titular character) and caricaturing Japanese society.



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* The Dutch comic strip series "Eric de Noorman" had a character named Pum-Pum, which later inspired a comic book magazine named "Pum-Pum".
* ''ComicStrip/TerryAndThePirates'' has Charles C. Charles, a.k.a. "Hotshot Charlie".
* Jamaal J. Jamaal in the daily newspaper strip ''ComicStrip/HerbAndJamaal''.
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* ''Taka Takata'' is a comic from Joel Azara, telling the daily life of a low-rank Japanese military (the titular character) and caricaturing Japanese society.
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* ''Magazine/{{MAD}}'' #70's "Museum of Madison Avenue" has a pedestal honoring Charles Charles (Chuck Chuck to his friends), whose pioneering contribution to the advertising industry was discovering the importance of repetition.
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* ''Magazine/{{MAD}}'' #70's "Museum of Madison Avenue" has a pedestal honoring Charles Charles (Chuck Chuck to his friends), whose pioneering contribution to the advertising industry was discovering the importance of repetition.
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[[folder:Stand-Up Comedy]]
* One of comedian Joel Hodgson's stand-up skits involved a two-headed ventriloquist dummy he named Danny O'Danny.
* Stand-up comedian Bruce Bruce.
* Comedian Ahmed Ahmed has a bit where he lampshades his repetitive Arabic name, saying that he has to get to the airport early "because it's not a good time to be named Ahmed, and my name's Ahmed Ahmed."
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1st Jul '16 11:44:37 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* Kuran Kuran from ''Anime/MacrossFrontier''.

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* Kuran Kuran Kuran/[[SpellMyNameWithAnS Klan Klan/etc.]] from ''Anime/MacrossFrontier''.
18th Jun '16 10:57:05 AM shokoshu
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** Hawaiian language reduplicates by the ton; random item: wiliwili, a balsa-like tree.


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* The [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mau_Mau_(disambiguation) Mau Mau]] uprisal in Kenya. As you see from the link, countless spinoffs, *excluding* the card game but *including* the Maui Mau Mau [[note]]Back in Hawaii again. BilingualBonus since mau="perpetual" is a real Hawaiian word[[/note]], a fictive terror organization in the SF novel [[Creator/FrederikPohl Terror]].
14th Jun '16 12:18:21 PM merotoker
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Compare MeaningfulName and ThemeNaming. Can be confused with BondJamesBond. Imagine any one of these characters doing BondJamesBond. (It hurts, doesn't it?)

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Compare MeaningfulName and ThemeNaming. Can be confused with BondJamesBond. TheNameIsBondJamesBond. Imagine any one of these characters doing BondJamesBond.TheNameIsBondJamesBond. (It hurts, doesn't it?)



* ''Manga/BoboboBoBoBobo''. Worst, he did the BondJamesBond schtick. [[WidgetSeries That whole series hurts]].

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* ''Manga/BoboboBoBoBobo''. ''Manga/BoboboboBobobo''. Worst, he did the BondJamesBond TheNameIsBondJamesBond schtick. [[WidgetSeries That whole series hurts]].



** [[http://images2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20060620215612/marveldatabase/images/8/8a/Meme_01.JPG Me-Me]]

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** [[http://images2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20060620215612/marveldatabase/images/8/8a/Meme_01.JPG [[http://www.marvunapp.com/Appendix6/meme-mainimage.jpg Me-Me]]



* Jack Jackson in ''ThePillarsOfTheEarth'', though he's eventually known as Jack Builder.

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* Jack Jackson in ''ThePillarsOfTheEarth'', ''Literature/ThePillarsOfTheEarth'', though he's eventually known as Jack Builder.



* ''ASongOfIceAndFire'' has a minor character called Benfrey Frey.

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* ''ASongOfIceAndFire'' ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' has a minor character called Benfrey Frey.



* Subverted in ''Series/SummerHeightsHigh''. Mr. G's full name is Greg Gregson, but [[spoiler:it is later revealed that his real first name is Helen.]]

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* Subverted in ''Series/SummerHeightsHigh''. Mr. G's full name is Greg Gregson, but [[spoiler:it is later revealed that his real first name is Helen.]]Helen]].



* ''Series/TheMiddle'' has Sue Sue Heck. Her first name was accidentally written twice on her birth certificate. Her parents have been meaning to get that changed. When they finally get around to it in "The Name," [[spoiler:the government worker at the courthouse thinks her name is interesting. Sue, delighted that someone has finally found something about her unique and special, decides not to have it changed after all.]]

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* ''Series/TheMiddle'' has Sue Sue Heck. Her first name was accidentally written twice on her birth certificate. Her parents have been meaning to get that changed. When they finally get around to it in "The Name," [[spoiler:the government worker at the courthouse thinks her name is interesting. Sue, delighted that someone has finally found something about her unique and special, decides not to have it changed after all.]]all]].



* On ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'', the short before ''Film/TheAmazingTransparentMan'' has talk of a young couple looking forward to their marriage, commenting that the girlfriend can't wait to be Mrs. Joe. Mike responds with, "So his name is Joe Joe?"

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* On ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'', the ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000''
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short before ''Film/TheAmazingTransparentMan'' has talk of a young couple looking forward to their marriage, commenting that the girlfriend can't wait to be Mrs. Joe. Mike responds with, "So his name is Joe Joe?"



* {{INXS}}' bass player is Garry Gary Beers.

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* {{INXS}}' Music/{{INXS}}' bass player is Garry Gary Beers.



* The Japanese release of ''Pinball/PinballDreams'' for the SuperNintendo was named "Pinball Pinball".

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* The Japanese release of ''Pinball/PinballDreams'' ''VideoGame/PinballDreams'' for the SuperNintendo UsefulNotes/{{Super Nintendo|EntertainmentSystem}} was named "Pinball Pinball".



* [[Wrestling/KenAnderson Ken Kennedy]]... KEEEEEEEENNNNNEEEEEDDY!



* RFK assassin Sirhan B. Sirhan. This is on account of Arabic naming customs (Sirhan was a Palestinian Christian); his full name (Sirhan Bishara Sirhan) is entirely {{Patronymic}}: Arabs didn't get on to this whole "surname" thing until relatively recently, so it's common to have one's grandfather's name as the last name, and it's also very common to name your eldest son after your father.

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* RFK assassin Sirhan B. Sirhan. This is on account of Arabic naming customs (Sirhan was a Palestinian Christian); his full name (Sirhan Bishara Sirhan) is entirely {{Patronymic}}: UsefulNotes/{{Patronymic}}: Arabs didn't get on to this whole "surname" thing until relatively recently, so it's common to have one's grandfather's name as the last name, and it's also very common to name your eldest son after your father.



** There is another Alexander Alexandrov, a famous Soviet mathematician who made important contributions to probability theory. Both are topped by Alexander Alexandrovich Alexandrov, a son of the composer Alexander Alexandrov above (who gets patronym Alexandrovich as per RussianNamingConvention).

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** There is another Alexander Alexandrov, a famous Soviet mathematician who made important contributions to probability theory. Both are topped by Alexander Alexandrovich Alexandrov, a son of the composer Alexander Alexandrov above (who gets patronym Alexandrovich as per RussianNamingConvention).UsefulNotes/RussianNamingConvention).
5th Jun '16 1:02:48 AM Chabal2
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* Averted in ''{{VideoGame/Starcraft}}'' with Samir Duran ([[spoiler:later Emil Narud, then just Narud]]), despite being named for the band. Though one of his StopPokingMe quotes is "I told you my name, it's Duran, Duran!".
30th May '16 11:20:21 AM 3rdStringPG
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* Tony Anthony, better known as T.L. Hopper and Uncle Cletus in late-'90s [[Wrestling/{{WWE}} WWF]]. His complete first name, however, is Darrell, and not Anthony.
26th May '16 5:31:03 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* The angels in ''TouchedByAnAngel'' have either this or OnlyOneName. Their lack of a last name is often the target of jokes.

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* The angels in ''TouchedByAnAngel'' ''Series/TouchedByAnAngel'' have either this or OnlyOneName. Their lack of a last name is often the target of jokes.
22nd May '16 2:45:33 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* Minoru Tanaka TagTeam with Wrestling/FergalDevitt, Prince Prince.
12th May '16 10:27:59 AM Bicorn
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** ''Another'' Otome Saotome appears in ''LightNovel/{{Shimoneta}}''.
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