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19 Situations That Happen To People With Names In Spanish

That's not my name.

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1. You've run into trouble finding your name on personalized items.

There are 110,000 Peter keychains, but not a Pedro to be found.

2. You've heard one million jokes about how loooong names in Spanish are.

...Although sometimes it IS true.

i remember when my mom said my whole damn name , she lost breath after talking #SpanishNameProblems

3. You hear even the most common names pronounced incorrectly.

4. You're no stranger to those dastardly red squiggles on your screen.

5. You've definitely been asked to "Say something in Spanish!"

We just received a pamphlet from target printed in Spanish #spanishnameproblems #dontspeakit

...Even if you don't speak a word of it.

6. You've had to spell it out phonetically for others on more than one occasion.

8. Going to Starbucks can be an ~adventure.~

Who will you be today?

9. You might've even come up with a nickname or alias to save you the trouble of spelling and pronouncing your name over and over.

Forever lying about my name at fast food places because they never get it right 😂 #spanishnames #latinastruggle

10. At some point, you might have to gently point out that every name in Spanish is not interchangeable.

Institute teacher thinks my name is Juan #latinonameproblems

11. ...And that doesn't change when you're famous, either.

Trump says he's proud of kicking Jose Ramos out of a press event

*Jorge Ramos


16. You've really wondered if you can at least make some cash outta all this.

19. But, despite the little annoyances that pop up, you know your name is beautiful, filled with history, and all your own.