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    Posted on Aug 27, 2016

    21 Names That Confuse The Shit Out Of People

    We feel your pain, Lindsey, Brittany, Kristen, Derek, Shawn....

    1. If a name starts with Chris (or Kris), it's got confusion written all over it.

    NBC

    Kristen with a "K" or a "C?" With an "I" or an "E?" This includes other names like Kristy, Kristin, Chrissy, Christina, Christi... Do I need to go on?

    2. Any name with AIDEN is doomed for misspellings.

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    Sorry about that, Jaden. Let's also give a shout out to Kayden, Braiden, and Aedyn, too.

    3. Then there's the name Caitlyn...or Kaityln.

    Vanity Fair

    Along with that comes Katie, Cate, Kait — you get it.

    4. Britney is another name that can be spelled a dozen different ways.

    Fox

    Brittany, Brittney, Brittni... The list goes on.

    5. We also have Erin vs. Aaron.

    AMC

    Both are legit, both will probably get spelled wrong.

    6. You would think it is just spelled A-S-H-L-E-Y.

    MTV

    But, you might be wrong. It is also spelled: A-S-H-L-E-E or A-S-H-L-E-I-G-H.

    7. You may also see Sean and Shawn.

    Universal

    It's a toss-up for people to guess which way to spell it.

    8. Let's cross our fingers and hope it's spelled Lindsay.

    Disney

    But you're probably wrong. It's spelled Lindsey. Or Lyndsi.

    9. Derek is a common name with multiple spellings.

    Spike

    Deric, Derik, Derrick. Spell at your own risk.

    10. Then we have Hailey.

    ABC

    Or does it, Hailie? Oops, I mean Hayley? Who knows.

    11. Ah, Steven vs. Stephen.

    Netflix

    You have a 50/50 shot at spelling this one right.

    12. Is Brian spelled correctly with an "I" or a "Y?"

    Fox

    You may never know.

    13. Then we have the long list of Kathys.

    YouTube

    Or Cathys, rather. By the way, is that short for Catherine or Katherine?

    14. And we can't forget Kelly.

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    Pick a vowel to end with, any vowel.

    15. Hello, John with an "H."

    Disney

    Oh, wait, it's spelled Jonathan. Never mind.

    16. Stacy also makes the list.

    Paramount

    Stacey, Staci, and Stacie did as well.

    17. Jamie is right up there with the rest of 'em.

    Universal

    Variations include: Jaime, Jayme, Jamiee, or Jamie. And, a few I probably missed.

    18. Nice to meet you. Are you Erica with a "C?"

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    Nope, Erika with a "K." And it's spelled Erykah.

    19. Kacey will always be confusing.

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    Casey or Kasey will as well. And people might also confuse you with Cassie.

    20. Although most of the time it is short for Nicole, Nikki is sometimes spelled with a K.

    Fox

    Or a C. And it can end with a Y or an I. IDK.

    21. ZAC. May the odds be ever in your favor.

    Universal

    And in Zackary's, Zachary's, and Zak's.

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