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* Jassart [=LeBlanc=]'s real last name in ''Webcomic/SnowByNight'' is Charbonnier. It's embarrassing to him because it means "son of a charcoaler," which is more or less the most looked-down-upon occupation in Saronnean society. ''

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* Jassart [=LeBlanc=]'s real last name in ''Webcomic/SnowByNight'' is Charbonnier. It's embarrassing to him because it means "son of a charcoaler," which is more or less the most looked-down-upon occupation in Saronnean society. ''


* In the third VideoGame/TimeCrisis video game, while not considered embarrassing in-universe, some players love to snicker at Alan ''Dunaway's'' surname.



* In the third VideoGame/TimeCrisis video game, while not considered embarrassing in-universe, some players love to snicker at Alan ''Dunaway's'' surname.

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* In the third VideoGame/TimeCrisis video game, while not considered embarrassing in-universe, some players love to snicker at Alan ''Dunaway's'' surname.




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* In the third VideoGame/TimeCrisis video game, while not considered embarrassing in-universe, some players love to snicker at Alan ''Dunaway's'' surname.



* Alejandro from ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'' has his last name revealed by Chris to everyone in ''All Stars''. Chris gets a good laugh at learning that his name is "Alejandro Burros Muertos" (Dead Donkeys.) This gets lampshaded further into the episode.

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* Alejandro from ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'' has his last name revealed by Chris to everyone in ''All Stars''. Chris gets a good laugh at learning that his name is "Alejandro "[[BilingualBonus Alejandro Burros Muertos" Muertos]]" (Dead Donkeys.) This gets lampshaded [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] further into the episode.

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* During the ''WesternAnimation/TheBackyardigans'' episode "Whodunnit?", Austin's surname was... Frothingslosh. You can stop laughing now.


* From ''Disney/LiloAndStitch'' we have ex-CIA agent and current social worker, Cobra Bubbles. [[ScaryBlackMan He's intimidating enough]] that nobody ever makes fun of him for it.

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* From ''Disney/LiloAndStitch'' ''WesternAnimation/LiloAndStitch'' we have ex-CIA agent and current social worker, Cobra Bubbles. [[ScaryBlackMan He's intimidating enough]] that nobody ever makes fun of him for it.


* Shimana Kameko from ''Manga/YumeMiruTaiyou'' hates her surname because it means "turtle girl".

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* Shimana Kameko from ''Manga/YumeMiruTaiyou'' ''Manga/DreaminSun'' hates her surname because it means "turtle girl".


** In the novel ''Discworld/FeetOfClay'', Watch commander Sam Vimes interviews a new police recruit: a Dwarf called Cheery. As this first name is straight out of Walt Disney, this is embarrassing enough. More is to follow. The dwarf's second name is Littlebottom. and Cheery Littlebottom has an even more embarrassing secret yet...
** There's also Agnes Nitt, who imagines an alternate personality named Perdita X Dream. When she needs to give her identity in ''Discworld/{{Maskerade}}'', she goes with Perdita X Nitt... and is told they need to do something about the Nitt.

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** In the novel ''Discworld/FeetOfClay'', ''Literature/FeetOfClay'', Watch commander Sam Vimes interviews a new police recruit: a Dwarf called Cheery. As this first name is straight out of Walt Disney, this is embarrassing enough. More is to follow. The dwarf's second name is Littlebottom. and Cheery Littlebottom has an even more embarrassing secret yet...
** There's also Agnes Nitt, who Nitt imagines an alternate personality named Perdita X Dream. When she needs to give her identity in ''Discworld/{{Maskerade}}'', ''Literature/{{Maskerade}}'', she goes with Perdita X Nitt... and is told they need to do something about the Nitt.

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* Tiffany Susan Pompoms from ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' strongly dislikes her last name, to the point where even her close friends can [[https://www.egscomics.com/comic/party-104 forget]] that it ''is'' her name.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty'' the school headmaster's last name is Vagina.


* ''Manga/NewGame'' Umiko Ahagon dislikes her last name and insists that the other employees call her by her first name.

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* ''Manga/NewGame'' Umiko Ahagon dislikes her last name and insists that the other employees call her by her first name. Most of the employees respect her wishes, but Kou occasionally calls her "Ahagon" to mess with her, despite using first names on everyone who doesn't outrank her.
* In ''Manga/KaseSan'', Yui Yamada finds her last name, which means "mountain field," embarrassing, since to her, it makes her sound like a potato. That said, she doesn't seem to have a problem with being called by that, since she feels awkward enough about her girlfriend Kase calling her "Yui" that she asks her to switch back to "Yamada."
* In ''Adachi and Shimamura'', Shimamura dislikes her last name, since it reminds her too much of a fashion store, and wishes she was a Shimazaki.


* In the short story "The Last of Sheila-Locke Holmes" by Laura Lippman, the protagonist is a young girl named Sheila Locke-Weiner. At one point she asks her mother if she can shorten it to just Sheila Locke, but her mother says that would be disrespectful to her father. Her mother goes on to say that if children tease her about, she should point out that is actually pronounced 'Whiner'. Sheila's silent observation is that that is not very much better.

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* In the short story "The Last of Sheila-Locke Holmes" by Laura Lippman, the protagonist is a young girl named Sheila Locke-Weiner. At one point she asks her mother if she can shorten it to just Sheila Locke, but her mother says that would be disrespectful to her father. Her mother goes on to say that if children tease her about, about it, she should point out that is actually pronounced 'Whiner'. Sheila's silent observation is that that is not very much better.

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* In the short story "The Last of Sheila-Locke Holmes" by Laura Lippman, the protagonist is a young girl named Sheila Locke-Weiner. At one point she asks her mother if she can shorten it to just Sheila Locke, but her mother says that would be disrespectful to her father. Her mother goes on to say that if children tease her about, she should point out that is actually pronounced 'Whiner'. Sheila's silent observation is that that is not very much better.


* ''Literature/TheAmyVirus'': Both the protagonist Cynthia Butt and her friend Renate Silverdick.
* In the ''[[Literature/AmericanGirlsCollection American Girl]]'' book/short story ''Snickerdoodle,'' the main character is a girl named Kayla who is bullied at snowboarding camp because her last name is Bobsburger. She becomes the target of a mean-spirited prank; the bullies sneak into her cabin at night while she is asleep and cover her hair in ketchup, mustard, and pickles. Fortunately, a couple of camp councilors caught the bullies sneaking out of the cabin, and the bullies are punished with shoveling snow all day and having their parents notified.

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* ''Literature/TheAmyVirus'': Both the protagonist Cynthia Butt (which is one of the reasons why she wants to change it to Cyan Beaut) and her friend Renate Silverdick.
* In the ''[[Literature/AmericanGirlsCollection American Girl]]'' book/short story ''Snickerdoodle,'' the main character is a girl named Kayla who is bullied at snowboarding camp because her last name is Bobsburger. She becomes the target of a mean-spirited prank; the bullies sneak into her cabin at night while she is asleep and cover her hair in ketchup, mustard, and pickles. Fortunately, a couple of camp councilors caught the bullies sneaking out of the cabin, cabin and are forced to confess the whole thing. The bullies are punished with shoveling snow and doing other chores all day and having their parents notified.


* ''Manga/NewGame'' Umiko Ahagon dislikes her last name and insists that the other employees call her by her first name.



* ''ComicBook/VForVendetta'': The Hitler-like dictator of Britain in ''ComicBook/VForVendetta'' is named Adam ''Susan''. No wonder they changed his name into Sutler on [[Film/VForVendetta the movie]].

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* ''ComicBook/VForVendetta'': The Hitler-like dictator of Britain in ''ComicBook/VForVendetta'' is named Adam ''Susan''. No wonder they changed his name into Sutler on in [[Film/VForVendetta the movie]].



* Admiral Zaal'Koris vas Qwib-Qwib, from ''VideoGame/MassEffect2'' and ''VideoGame/MassEffect3''. This is the result of: 1) his culture taking their last names from the ship they are assigned to after completing their ComingOfAge ritual, 2) his civilization buying/salvaging/taking any ship that can be of use to them, and 3) the fact that some ships have a galactic registry that makes simply renaming them extremely impractical. This is something of a sensitive topic for him, which Tali warns you of beforehand, but you are free to ignore this advice for the lulz.

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* Admiral Zaal'Koris vas Qwib-Qwib, from ''VideoGame/MassEffect2'' and ''VideoGame/MassEffect3''. This is the result of: 1) his culture taking their last names from the ship they are assigned to after completing their ComingOfAge ritual, ritual ("Koris" is his family name), 2) his civilization buying/salvaging/taking any ship that can be of use to them, and 3) the fact that some ships have a galactic registry that makes simply renaming them extremely impractical. This is something of a sensitive topic for him, which Tali warns you of beforehand, but you are free to ignore this advice for the lulz.

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