By All Means, Let Your Kid Pick a Nickname if the One You Gave Them Is Not Working

So you’ve had a child. You’ve named her and sent her out into the world. A few years later, she hits a snag you never anticipated: maybe her name rhymes with “dick,” or it means something unfortunate in another language. Either way, she’s catching hell for the moniker you once so lovingly bestowed. Now what? »9/24/15 1:30pm9/24/15 1:30pm

Fifteen Imaginary Women React to the Idea of a Man Taking Their Name

Today, we at Jezebel—Protectresses of Man Feelings—stumbled upon Thought Catalog’s “15 Men React To The Idea Of Taking Their Wife’s Last Name After Marriage.” We were aggrieved, nay, heartsick as we contemplated the gnawing terror experienced by Poor Men who are asked to take the names of their female partners. »8/18/15 6:30pm8/18/15 6:30pm

It's Illegal to Name Your Daughter 'Harriet' in Iceland

Icelandic officials are refusing to renew one 10-year-old's passport because her name does not comply with the country's strict naming laws. Previously listed on legal documents only as Stúlka Cardew (translation: GIRL Cardew), the little girl and her parents will have to go to court and fight to retain the child's… »8/12/14 3:45pm8/12/14 3:45pm

Man's Name Is 63 Words Long, Starting with Kim-Jong Sexy Glorious Beast

A 25-year-old Swedish man who's spent thousands of dollars extending his first name to 63 words claims to have the world's longest first name. Kim-Jong Sexy Glorious Beast Divine Dick Father Lovely Iron Man Even Unique Poh Un Winn Charlie Ghora Khaos Mehan Hansa Kimmy Humbero Uno Master Over Dance Shake Bouti Bepop… »7/02/14 6:30pm7/02/14 6:30pm

Dumb Survey Says Your Name Predicts How Much of a Gold Digger You Are

I love the surveys that make it to the top of the Daily Mail. They're personally relevant enough to read and outrageous and trivial enough to be totally entertaining. The latest survey that they cover does not disappoint. According to data pulled by something called, a background/criminal… »4/20/14 2:31pm4/20/14 2:31pm

'Free Spirited' Woman Legally Changes Her Name to Sexy Crabtree

It's always admirable when you see someone change something that they don't like about their lives. Maybe they move apartments, maybe they break up with a partner who isn't treating them right or maybe they decide to legally change their name to "Sexy" because they think it suits them better than "Sheila." Fair… »2/12/14 2:30pm2/12/14 2:30pm