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13 Things That Unite People Named Declan Everywhere

You'd think it's a pretty easy name for others to grasp. You'd be wrong.

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1. 98% of the time you've had to repeat your name during introductions. "No, my name is not Decland. Or Douglas. Or Darren. Or Jack. Or Jacqueline."

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Personal experience: one time, while working in the U.S., a colleague kept calling me "Ducky", while another could only pronounce my name as "The Klan". That was awkward.


5. You don't come across many people with the name, so it's especially strange when you discover different ways of spelling it - like Cyndi Lauper's son, Declyn.