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* Several ''Franchise/{{Neopets}}'' species changed names early on:
** Acara was originally called "Tigren'".
** Bruce started out as just an image of the celebrity Bruce Forsyth named "Bruce Forsyth". The name was shortened to "Bruce" due to legal issues and eventually they were redesigned into penguins.
** Buzz started out as a winged eye named "Fleye".
** Gelert was originally known as "Polypup".
** Jubjub was originally "Jibjib".
** Kacheek was originally "Badeek".
** Kau started out being named "Macy Gray". Similar to Bruce, they were humanoid and based off a real celebrity.
** Kyrii started out as the fuzzy and ball-like "Fuzio".
** Mynci started out as a human named "Mellish", based on a friend of the creators.
** Quiggle was originally named "Frogstomp".
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* When ''Franchise/FireEmblem'' starting to be released worldwide, the NTSC site of ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemElibe Blazing Sword/"Fire Emblem"]]'' refer to [[VideoGame/FireEmblemJugdral Celice]] (the accepted name at the time) as Serlis. While it is likely to avoid confusion with [[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Celica]], he was called that in the Nintendo Power article (in the same article, they called Sigurd "Zigludo.") In VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening, he's now called Seliph.

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* When ''Franchise/FireEmblem'' starting to be released worldwide, the NTSC site of ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemElibe Blazing Sword/"Fire Emblem"]]'' refer to [[VideoGame/FireEmblemJugdral Celice]] (the accepted name at the time) as Serlis. While it is likely to avoid confusion with [[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Celica]], he was called that in the Nintendo Power article (in the same article, they called Sigurd "Zigludo.") In VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening, ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'', he's now called Seliph.



* Doctor Eggman, the BigBad of the ''Franchise/SonictheHedgehog'' series games is always referred as "Doctor Robotnik" in the US version of earlier games. However, later games changed this so he is now always referred as "Eggman." Lampshaded in ''VideoGame/SonicGenerations'' when Classic Tails refers to Classic Eggman as Robotnik and he comments how no one calls him that anymore.

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* Doctor Eggman, the BigBad of the ''Franchise/SonictheHedgehog'' ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' series games is always referred as "Doctor Robotnik" in the US version of earlier games. However, later games changed this so he is now always referred as "Eggman." Lampshaded in ''VideoGame/SonicGenerations'' when Classic Tails refers to Classic Eggman as Robotnik and he comments how no one calls him that anymore. The official consensus is that "Robotnik" is his name and "Eggman" is a nickname.



** Creator/{{Nintendo}}'s own mascot character, Mario, was originally called the "Jumpman" in the instructions for the arcade version of ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong'', although this was never meant to be a finalized name. The game's designer, Creator/ShigeruMiyamoto, was considering naming him "Mr. Video" for awhile until Nintendo of America suggested to call him "Mario" after Nintendo of America's landlord, Mario Segale and the name was officially used in ''DonkeyKongJunior''.

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** Creator/{{Nintendo}}'s own mascot character, Mario, was originally called the "Jumpman" in the instructions for the arcade version of ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong'', although this was never meant to be a finalized name. The game's designer, Creator/ShigeruMiyamoto, was considering naming him "Mr. Video" for awhile until Nintendo of America suggested to call him "Mario" after Nintendo of America's landlord, Mario Segale and the name was officially used in ''DonkeyKongJunior''.''Donkey Kong Junior''.
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** A minor villain from ''[[WesternAnimation/{{Cars}} Cars 2]]'' whose first name appears to be Fred alternates between the surnames "Fisbowski" and "Pacer."

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** A minor villain from ''[[WesternAnimation/{{Cars}} Cars 2]]'' ''Cars 2'' whose first name appears to be Fred alternates between the surnames "Fisbowski" and "Pacer."


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* In some comics printed on ''Disney Adventures'' around ''Disney/LiloAndStitch'''s release, the red-haired girl with glasses who mocks Lilo was called Jenny. She was later named Mertle in [[WesternAnimation/LiloAndStitch the TV series]].
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* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', Flying Bison are later referred to as Sky Bison. It could be possible that both terms are correct, though, since many animals have multiple common names. Considering they are also referred to as Wind Buffalo by a Fire Nation tourist, that seems likely.



* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', Flying Bison are later referred to as Sky Bison. It could be possible that both terms are correct, though, since many animals have multiple common names. Considering they are also referred to as Wind Buffalo by a Fire Nation tourist, that seems likely.



* Daisy Duck was actually referred as "Donna Duck" in her debut short, ''Don Donald''. It wasn't until her second short in which she was beginning to be referred to as her current name.



* For the 2015 revival of the 2008 ''WesternAnimation/GeorgeOfTheJungle'' series, Magnolia and Ursula's names were switched for no explicable reason.



* In the earliest ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'' shorts Tom was a NearlyNormalAnimal cat named "Jasper" while Jerry was unnamed.

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* The Fleischer Studios produced ''ComicStrip/{{Popeye}}'' with the main antagonist named Bluto. When Larry Harmon Studios later revived the series, Popeye's chief antagonist is named Brutus. He's stlll the same top-heavy, bullying, {{jerkass}} hypotenuse as always.
* In the earliest ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'' shorts Tom original ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'' pilot, Grandpa Lou Pickles was a NearlyNormalAnimal cat named "Jasper" while Jerry was unnamed.Stu Pickle, Sr.



* In the earliest ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'' shorts Tom was a NearlyNormalAnimal cat named "Jasper" while Jerry was unnamed.



* Daisy Duck was actually referred as "Donna Duck" in her debut short, ''Don Donald''. It wasn't until her second short in which she was beginning to be referred to as her current name.
* For the 2015 revival of the 2008 ''WesternAnimation/GeorgeOfTheJungle'' series, Magnolia and Ursula's names were switched for no explicable reason.
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** Finn's DistaffCounterpart "Fionna" had her name originally written as "Fiona".
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'', Francine's cat Nemo was originally named "Mimo".
* Appa's species in ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender" was originally referred to as being "Flying Bisons" instead of "Sky Bison".
* WesternAnimation/BugsBunny evolved from a character named "Happy Bunny".



* WesternAnimation/{{Goofy}}'s original name was "Dippy Dawg". He also went through a period of being called "George Geef". It's possible that this was supposed to be his real full name, and 'Goofy' was a nickname, based off of its similarity to his surname. However, Disney tends to maintain these days that his full name is "Goofus D. Dawg" - which retroactively explains the Dippy Dawg thing, but makes 'George Geef' completely inexplicable. His full name has also been written as "Goofy Goof".



** And {{Goofy}} used to be known as "Dippy Dawg."
*** He also went through a period of being called George Geef. It's possible that this was supposed to be his real full name, and 'Goofy' was a nickname, based off of its similarity to his surname. However, Disney tends to maintain these days that his full name is Goofus D. Dawg - which retroactively explains the Dippy Dawg thing, but makes 'George Geef' completely inexplicable.
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* When ''Franchise/FireEmblem'' starting to be released worldwide, the NTSC site of ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemElibe Blazing Sword/"Fire Emblem"]]'' refer to [[VideoGame/FireEmblemJugdral Celice]] (the accepted name at the time) as Serlis. While it is likely to avoid confusion with [[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Celica]], he was called that in the Nintendo Power article (in the same article, they called Sigurd "Zigludo.") In VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening, he's now called Seliph.



* On ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime,'' [[RetiredBadass Billy]]'s [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4LlKiHlz3A song]] mentions him "cast[ing] [[OmnicidalManiac the Lich King]] down." However, ''WorldOfWarcraft'' already had a villain with that name, so by the time this villain showed up he was [[WritingAroundTrademarks simply called]] "[[OurLichesAreDifferent the Lich]]." There are [[http://adventuretime.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Renamed_Characters other examples]] of production changes; even [[KidHero Finn]] was originally called "[[{{Tuckerization}} Pen]]" in the pilot.
* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', Flying Bison are later referred to as Sky Bison. It could be possible that both terms are correct, though, since many animals have multiple common names.
** Considering they are also referred to as Wind Buffalo by a Fire Nation tourist, that seems likely.

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* On ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime,'' ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'':
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[[RetiredBadass Billy]]'s [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4LlKiHlz3A song]] mentions him "cast[ing] [[OmnicidalManiac the Lich King]] down." However, ''WorldOfWarcraft'' already had a villain with that name, so by the time this villain showed up he was [[WritingAroundTrademarks simply called]] "[[OurLichesAreDifferent the Lich]]." "
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There are [[http://adventuretime.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Renamed_Characters other examples]] of production changes; even [[KidHero Finn]] was originally called "[[{{Tuckerization}} Pen]]" in the pilot.
* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', Flying Bison are later referred to as Sky Bison. It could be possible that both terms are correct, though, since many animals have multiple common names.
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names. Considering they are also referred to as Wind Buffalo by a Fire Nation tourist, that seems likely.



* In the first ''WesternAnimation/FelixTheCat'' short, ''Feline Follies'', Felix was named "Master Tom". He was also a PartiallyCivilizedAnimal instead of a FunnyAnimal.



* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': Pony Joe, a one-scene character from [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E26TheBestNightEver "The Best Night Ever"]], had his name out-of-nowhere revised to Donut Joe when he reappeared with a bigger role in [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E24MysteryOnTheFriendshipExpress "MMMystery on the Friendship Express"]]. Since both names were only used once each (he's called just "Joe" most of the time), it isn't clear which name is correct; "Donut Joe" is newer, but "Pony Joe" had also been used by [[OfficialFanSubmittedContent fan-designed]] licensed [[TheMerch merchandise]] beforehand.

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
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Pony Joe, a one-scene character from [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E26TheBestNightEver "The Best Night Ever"]], had his name out-of-nowhere revised to Donut Joe when he reappeared with a bigger role in [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E24MysteryOnTheFriendshipExpress "MMMystery on the Friendship Express"]]. Since both names were only used once each (he's called just "Joe" most of the time), it isn't clear which name is correct; "Donut Joe" is newer, but "Pony Joe" had also been used by [[OfficialFanSubmittedContent fan-designed]] licensed [[TheMerch merchandise]] beforehand.



* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' is very inconsistent with names. Several of the parents changed names early on (for example, [[MyBelovedSmother Sheila]], [[OnlySaneWoman Sharon]] and [[HookerWithAHeartOfGold Liane]] were all "Carol" at one point), as well as various background characters. Even more important characters have changing surnames--[[StandUpComedy Jimmy]] went from "Swanson" to "Valmer," [[TokenMinority Token]] went from "Williams" to "Black," [[TheGenericGuy Clyde]] went from "Goodman" to "Donovan" to "Harris" and back to "Donovan," etc. [[StepfordSmiler Butters]] was also known as "Swanson" in his very earliest appearance (and before that, was intended to be named "Puff-Puff"); the "Swanson" can be heard in one episode, but without it being clear who is being addressed.

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* In the earliest ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'' shorts Tom was a NearlyNormalAnimal cat named "Jasper" while Jerry was unnamed.
* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' is very inconsistent with names. names:
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Several of the parents changed names early on (for example, [[MyBelovedSmother Sheila]], [[OnlySaneWoman Sharon]] and [[HookerWithAHeartOfGold Liane]] were all "Carol" at one point), as well as various background characters. Even more important characters have changing surnames--[[StandUpComedy Jimmy]] went from "Swanson" to "Valmer," [[TokenMinority Token]] went from "Williams" to "Black," [[TheGenericGuy Clyde]] went from "Goodman" to "Donovan" to "Harris" and back to "Donovan," etc. [[StepfordSmiler Butters]] was also known as "Swanson" in his very earliest appearance (and before that, was intended to be named "Puff-Puff"); the "Swanson" can be heard in one episode, but without it being clear who is being addressed.
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* In ''VideoGame/CrashBandicoot2CortexStrikesBack'', Tiny Tiger's name is originally Taz Tiger. This can be seen in the NTSC version of the game where, in his boss fight, if you pause the game, you can see that name in the HUD.


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* In ''VideoGame/KingOfFighters XIV'' one of the new characters is a Brazilian ninja named "Banderas Hattori". Brazilian fans complained that "Banderas" is a Spanish name, so in later trailers the devs changed it slightly to "Bandeiras", which fits the Brazilian name more.
* ''VideoGame/TheLegendaryStarfy'' was originally referred to by his Japanese name of "Stafy" in [[VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiSuperstarSaga two]] [[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros cameos]] he made prior to one of his games being brought over to the US.
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* ''Disney/TheLionKing'' combines this with a GenderFlip. Simba's and Nala's cub at the end of the movie is unnamed, though staff members called him "Fluffy". A series of books made him into "Kopa". The direct-to-video sequel ''Disney/TheLionKingIISimbasPride'' made the cub into a female named "Kiara", though [[WhatCouldHaveBeen early in development]] she had a twin brother which could have explained the cub from the original. ''WesternAnimation/TheLionGuard'' reuses Kiara but she also has a younger brother named "Kion", who is an {{expy}} of Kopa.
* In [[Creator/{{Disney}} Disney's]] ''Disney/TheJungleBook'', the little village girl that Mowgli meets at the end of the film wasn't referred to by her name at all, and [[NoNameGiven was credited as "The Girl"]] in the film's opening credits. Early spin-off material for the film, such as the "New Tales from The Jungle Book" stories in the Disneyland Magazines that were published in the 70's gave her the name "Sari". When [[AscendedExtra she became one of the main characters]] for the 2003 sequel, ''The Jungle Book 2'', she was given the name "Shanti", and that name has stuck ever since.



* ''Series/EverybodyLovesRaymond'': The twin sons of Ray and Debra were called Gregory and Matthew in the pilot. In the series they became Geoffrey and Michael. apparently Ray Romano didn't want the twins in the show to have exactly the same name as his real-life twins.

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* ''Series/EverybodyLovesRaymond'': The twin sons of Ray and Debra were called Gregory and Matthew in the pilot. In the series they became Geoffrey and Michael. apparently Ray Romano didn't want the twins in the show to have exactly the same name as his real-life twins. twins.



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* When Chic Young's ''ComicStrip/{{Blondie}}'' debuted, Blondie was a 1930s flapper with the cognomen Boopadoop. After marrying Dagwood Bumstead in 1933, she bore him two children: a son, Baby Dumpling, and a daughter, Cookie. Today, Baby Dumpling is called Alexander, and neighborhood brat Elmo fills the role of BrattyHalfPint.
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* Mary's name was [[SpellMyNameWithAnS originally translated]] as "Maria" in ''VideoGame/HarvestMoon64'' but became "Mary" in ''VideoGame/HarvestMoonBackToNature''. "Mary" is the name used in every other appearance. Her Japanese name is [[DubNameChange Marie]].



* In ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClank2002'', when the titular duo uses Ratchet's ship to get off of Veldin, Clank begins telling Ratchet his "real name", a serial number that begins with "B5429671", although Ratchet jerked the ship before he could continue and gave him the nickname most people know him by. Years later, in ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankFutureACrackInTime'', Clank's father Orvus refers to him by a different number: "XJ-0461".



* Creator/{{Nintendo}}'s own mascot character, [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]], was originally called the "Jumpman" in the instructions for the arcade version of ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong'', although this was never meant to be a finalized name. The game's designer, Creator/ShigeruMiyamoto, was considering naming him "Mr. Video" for awhile until Nintendo of America suggested to call him "Mario" after Nintendo of America's landlord, Mario Segale and the name was officially used in ''DonkeyKongJunior''.

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* ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros'':
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Creator/{{Nintendo}}'s own mascot character, [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]], Mario, was originally called the "Jumpman" in the instructions for the arcade version of ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong'', although this was never meant to be a finalized name. The game's designer, Creator/ShigeruMiyamoto, was considering naming him "Mr. Video" for awhile until Nintendo of America suggested to call him "Mario" after Nintendo of America's landlord, Mario Segale and the name was officially used in ''DonkeyKongJunior''.



** Princess Peach had been called Princess Toadstool in America, until ''Yoshi's Safari'', wherein she was given her original Japanese name. (Ted Woolsey seems to have overlooked this when translating ''VideoGame/SuperMarioRPG'', however, and even generally shortened Princes Toadstool to simply Toadstool.)

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** Princess Peach had been called Princess Toadstool in America, until ''Yoshi's Safari'', wherein she was given her original Japanese name. (Ted Woolsey seems to have overlooked this when translating ''VideoGame/SuperMarioRPG'', however, and even generally shortened Princes Toadstool to simply Toadstool.)) Her original name has been retconned into her surname, making her "Peach Toadstool".
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* Chimera, a minor character in the "Team Titans" era of [[ComicBook/TeenTitans Teen Titans]], originally had her full name given as "Sanjeet Rey." However, a later card set by DC called her "Sanjeet Gupta". Even later in the title's (short) run, Chimera gave her name as "Sanjeet Bhatia".

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* Chimera, a minor character in the "Team Titans" era of [[ComicBook/TeenTitans Teen Titans]], ''ComicBook/TeenTitans'', originally had her full name given as "Sanjeet Rey." However, a later card set by DC called her "Sanjeet Gupta". Even later in the title's (short) run, Chimera gave her name as "Sanjeet Bhatia".



* In Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast, is the feather-duster's name Fifi (the name used in the second direct-to-video sequel) or Babette (the name used in the stage musical)?
* A minor villain from ''[[WesternAnimation/{{Cars}} Cars 2]]'' whose first name appears to be Fred alternates between the surnames "Fisbowski" and "Pacer."

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* In Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast, ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'', is the feather-duster's name Fifi (the name used in the second direct-to-video sequel) or Babette (the name used in the stage musical)?
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A minor villain from ''[[WesternAnimation/{{Cars}} Cars 2]]'' whose first name appears to be Fred alternates between the surnames "Fisbowski" and "Pacer."



* Brother Bear from ''TheBerenstainBears'' used to be known as "Small Bear" before his younger sister, Sister was born.

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* Brother Bear from ''TheBerenstainBears'' ''Literature/TheBerenstainBears'' used to be known as "Small Bear" before his younger sister, Sister was born.



* Up until Literature/HarryPotter finds out the actual name of the creatures that guard Azkaban, a wizarding prison, everyone refers to them as "The Azkaban Guards." After he experience their happiness-draining power and is told their name, Dementors, in ''[[Literature/HarryPotterAndThePrisonerOfAzkaban Prisoner of Azkaban]]'' no one refers to them as the Azkaban Guards ever again.

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Up until Literature/HarryPotter finds out the actual name of the creatures that guard Azkaban, a wizarding prison, everyone refers to them as "The Azkaban Guards." After he experience their happiness-draining power and is told their name, Dementors, in ''[[Literature/HarryPotterAndThePrisonerOfAzkaban Prisoner of Azkaban]]'' no one refers to them as the Azkaban Guards ever again.



** In the first Hungarian edition of ''Literature/HarryPotterAndThePhilosophersStone'', Cornelius Fudge's name was [[DubNameChange changed]] to "Cornelius Badarus". In ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheChamberOfSecrets'', where the character was introduced in person, his name got translated as "Cornelius Caramel". Later editions of the first book fixed the inconsistency and used the name "Caramel" consistently over the series.



* In the ''Literature/WarriorCats'' series, there are a couple, all due to author error. Owlfeather of [=WindClan=]'s name mysteriously changes to Owlwhisker. The outcasts in Moonrise introduce themselves by their full names, two of them being "Rock Where Snow Gathers" and "Bird Who Rides The Wind". The full names are only mentioned once; they go by their nicknames "Rock" and "Bird" for the rest of the book. In the next book, their full names have changed to "Rock Beneath Still Water" and "Bird That Sings at Dusk". Bird appeared again in later books, and the authors attempted to fix their mistake; she is now "Bird That Rides The Wind".

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* In the ''Literature/WarriorCats'' series, there are a couple, all due to author error. error:
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Owlfeather of [=WindClan=]'s name mysteriously changes to Owlwhisker. Owlwhisker.
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The outcasts in Moonrise introduce themselves by their full names, two of them being "Rock Where Snow Gathers" and "Bird Who Rides The Wind". The full names are only mentioned once; they go by their nicknames "Rock" and "Bird" for the rest of the book. In the next book, their full names have changed to "Rock Beneath Still Water" and "Bird That Sings at Dusk". Bird appeared again in later books, and the authors attempted to fix their mistake; she is now "Bird That Rides The Wind".


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* ''Series/EverybodyLovesRaymond'': The twin sons of Ray and Debra were called Gregory and Matthew in the pilot. In the series they became Geoffrey and Michael. apparently Ray Romano didn't want the twins in the show to have exactly the same name as his real-life twins.


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* In two first-season episodes of ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' Deanna Troi called William Riker "Bill", but eventually she joined everybody else in calling him "Will."
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* The ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' series is pretty bad at settling in on the [[SpellMyNameWithAnS official English spellings]] of characters' names (made worse by the fact that after the second season, all characters technically speak [[AliensSpeakingEnglish a form of English adopted by]] the HumanAliens). In particular, the deuteragonist of ''Manga/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaVivid'' went from her name being spelled as "Einhart", to "Einhalt", to "Einhald" in the ''official'' art, before finally settling on "Einhard" in the anime adaptation of the manga.



* The original ComicBook/{{Batgirl}} had her alias written as two words, "Bat-Girl". Her name was Elizabeth 'Betty' Kane but Post-Crisis the spelling was changed to "Bette".



* Josie from ''ComicBook/JosieAndThePussycats'' changed surnames during the {{retool}} from ''She's Josie'' to ''Josie and the Pussycats''. Her surname was "[=McCoy=]" initially but was changed to "Jones" later.



* ''Franchise/WonderWoman'''s friend Etta Candy has had her middle name vary from being "Marie" to "Olive".

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*** Huntress' parents were named Guido and Carmela in her original 1989 origin, but their names were later changed to Franco and Maria by the time of Greg Rucka's retelling in the ''Cry For Blood'' miniseries.

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*** ** Huntress' parents were named Guido and Carmela in her original 1989 origin, but their names were later changed to Franco and Maria by the time of Greg Rucka's retelling in the ''Cry For Blood'' miniseries.



* The original ComicBook/{{Batgirl}} (or "Bat-girl" as she was known) was originally called Elizabeth "Betty" Kane. Post-Crisis this was changed to "Bette".
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