Funny and Unusual Names in the Family Tree
Have you found any funny or unusual names during your genealogy research? Naming trends change and evolve over time, so what may seem odd-sounding to us today, may not have been so strange at the time. Nevertheless, we still get a good chuckle when we come across one of these names as we think to ourselves, “what were they thinking?”
Check out some funny and unusual names we found in Geni’s World Family Tree!
2. Fanny Rash
3. Honest Hunt
4. Thankful Coffin - her maiden name was Joy
5. Ernest Crapper - along with a sister named Fanny and a brother, Harry!
8. Winter Frost - these parents had fun naming their children, Winter also has sisters, Snow and White
10. Fear Fish
11. Minnie Leeks
12. Pleasant Bottom - her mother’s name was Unity
13. Logan Berry
14. Waitstill Death
15. Hatevil Nutter
16. Charity Fudge
17. Constant Graves – he was the husband of Comfort Graves
19. Comfort Starr
What are some funny or unusual names in your family tree?