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A variant of Names to Run Away From Really Fast.
Anyone who has a name that contains the letter R in it is probably someone you shouldn't trust. This is especially true if the person's name begins or ends in R. Having the name end in -er counts as well, but not if it begins with Er-.
If the person's name contains a Verb in it ending in R or -er, that's a different variant of this trope.
Anyone whose name combines several of the distinct types of Names to Run Away From Really Fast is generally someone you really, really, do not want to get mad at you. Or they're a Mary Sue, which is arguably worse. Compare Evil Roy.
Baddies in lots of 80s/90s action movies seemed to be called either Hans, Kruger/Gruber, if not both, i.e. Hans Gruber. The harsh sound of the name seems to fit both this and the next category.
People with last names ending in "-er" seem to be the vast majority of the population of Sandford. While not all of them are in on the evil conspiracy, this does add to the creepiness of the quiet little town.
Truth in Television - many English names are taken from professions, which tend to end in "-er."
King Uther from Merlin-a switch from the legends, where he was generally described as a much loved king.
Warhammer 400000: Flesh Tearers (a Blood Angels offshoot) are technically good guys, but since their symbol is a drop of blood on a circular saw...it's kinda hard to consider them in the same league as the Salamanders or Space Wolves. Also the Soul Drinkers, who are usually good guys, but have a few issues with Chaos.
Ripper Roo Seriously look at the guy. He's a rabbit who has broken out of, or procured from, an insane asylum. Straightjacket, swirly eyes, seemingly pointless jumping round the level. Yup. SPIN CRASH, SPIN!!