Posts tagged with ‘names’


Teenager changes name to Captain Fantastic – Telegraph via Coudal: 'A teenager has changed his name to Captain Fantastic Faster Than Superman Spiderman Batman Wolverine Hulk And The Flash Combined'. But he is from Glastonbury, which might explain it. ( tags: names Somerset )


John Cameron and the History of English Football « More Than Mind Games Fascinating essay over at MTMG about a footballer called John Cameron and the early history of English football. ( tags: football history sport ) BBC – Ouch! – Features – What’s your Sign Name? Interesting article about 'sign names' – i.e. the […]

Anglo-Saxon names

Teju has a couple of great posts about names and what they mean (1, 2), specifically relating to Yoruba. Which set me thinking about Anglo-Saxon naming. I have no idea exactly what relationship the Saxons had with their names, and I don’t know what academic work has been done on it—I’m just going on the […]