Monday, July 3, 2006

More Census Whacking - Strange or Funny Names

I haven't posted funny or strange names from the census for some time. I spent a little time on HQO throwing strange or funny names in the search engine for given names and surnames, and found these:

* Almon Nutter - Aroostook County ME in 1900

* Jack Spratt - Inyo County CA in 1900

* Earnest Crapper - St. Clair County MI in 1920

* Web Ditto - Tarrant County TX in 1900

* Joe Camel - Johnston County NC in 1900

* Patience Fax - New York County NY in 1900

* Flossy Chocolate - Bedford County VA in 1880

* Vanilla Brown - Newton County GA in 1920

* Bollish Whiner - Somerset County PA in 1910

* Shiny Queen - Cass County TX in 1880

* Turd Gibson - Schuylkill County PA in 1920

* Sweet Beauty - St Mary Parish LA in 1900

* Kittie Oatmeal - Travis County TX in 1910

* Iam Smely - Washoe County NV in 1870

* Christian Life - Grant county IN in 1910

* English English - Philadelphia County PA in 1900

* Iam King - Lenoir county NC in 1900

* Harry Nutts - Los Angeles CA in 1900

* Chocolate Maiden - Hale County AL in 1910 (a male)

* Rush Limbaugh - Cape Girardeau County MO in 1920 (yep, the radio Rush's father).

What were their parents thinking?


Anonymous said...

I'm interested in anything to do with the Civil War and with Cassville, Georgia. Your blog is interesting.


A Cassville Heritage Association member, Cassville, Georgia

Unknown said...

While searching my family tree I happen to come upon this name:

Fannie B. Cheek
Home in 1880: Morgan, Dade, Missouri
Age: 16
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1864
Birthplace: Missouri

Unknown said...

...heres another one:

Arnold Boogher
Birth Date: 21 May 1908
Birth County: St Louis
Birth Location: 4203 Westmann

Anonymous said...

There are points of the census for the individuals in different matters. All the options of the unity have been brought in front of the men for the casual items for the students for the absorption of the facts for the people.