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10 Times People Who Have Unique Names All Know Too Well

We all know...

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1. My name is...

Anna. NO. You said it wrong. I already know it. In case you were wondering, it's pronounced "Ahn-Nah." Think Frozen...

Now you know my pain.

2. Starbucks can never get it right.

What better way to start this off than with Starbucks misspellings.None of these are my name btw.
Anna Friesen

What better way to start this off than with Starbucks misspellings.

None of these are my name btw.

This is supposed to be Anna.
Anna Friesen

This is supposed to be Anna.

3. You have to explain your name to everyone.

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Wait but why is it pronounced like that?

4. Introductions

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Initial emails, first texts, first encounters, etc.

Hi Anna? Actually it's Anna...

5. When your FAMILY mispronounces it...

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Self-explanatory. I'll be excommunicating you soon probably.

6. You have to make up a name to order at restaurants

Middle names, the name you're mistaken for, nicknames all make great alternate identities.

Name?

Halston.

Austin?

No Halston.

...

Uh, just use Leia.

7. Your name is NEVER on anything personalized.

You can forget about Coke cans or fun souvenirs.
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You can forget about Coke cans or fun souvenirs.

8. You have an alternate identity.

You get to a point where you've accepted your mispronounced name as your real name. You might as well be a superhero.
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You get to a point where you've accepted your mispronounced name as your real name. You might as well be a superhero.

9. When you find someone with the same unique name

You immediately become best friends no matter what.

10. When someone pronounces it right on the first try

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Yes I'll marry you.

But deep down...

We all love our names and the unique meaning and story behind it.

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