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27 Celebs You Shouldn't Know On A "First Name" Basis

Some celebrities can never be a "Madonna" or a "Cher" no matter how hard they try, it just won't sound right. This list features celebrities that should NEVER drop their last name for it would result in sounding just plain weird if called out in a crowd.... Try it as you read these doozies.

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1. "Yeardley"

Hey, Yeardley!... Yeardley, Yeardley, Yeardley. See? Sounds funny. (Adding "Smith" to it doesn't help, either, does it?)Yeardley SmithBorn: Martha Maria Yeardley SmithKnown For: Voice of Lisa Simpson

Hey, Yeardley!... Yeardley, Yeardley, Yeardley. See? Sounds funny. (Adding "Smith" to it doesn't help, either, does it?)

Yeardley Smith

Born: Martha Maria Yeardley Smith

Known For: Voice of Lisa Simpson

2. "Stockard"

Oh Stockard Channing. Your name. That's what they're saying about you.

Stockard Channing

Born: Susan Williams Antonia Stockard

Known For: Grease (1978)

3. "Skander"

"Skandar!!...Skandar!"

Skander Keynes

Born: Alexander Amin Casper Keynes

Known for: The Chronicles of Narnia Series

4. "Kelsey"

Kelsey...not very masculine sounding is it, Frasier Crane?

Kelsey Grammer

Born: Allen Kelsey Grammer

Known For: Cheers and Frasier

5. "Crispin"

Someone needs to go "Back to 1964" and change his first name. Something like: "Danny" or "Donald"...oh wait, nevermind.

Bonus Fact: It gets worse...His middle name is 'Hellion'

Crispin Glover

Born: Crispin Hellion Glover

Known For: Back to the Future

6. "Joss"

Hey, how's that recording career holding up? ...Joss Kiddin'Joss StoneBorn: Jocelyn Eve StokerKnown For: Hit Song in 2004 "Fell in Love With a Boy"

Hey, how's that recording career holding up? ...Joss Kiddin'

Joss Stone

Born: Jocelyn Eve Stoker

Known For: Hit Song in 2004 "Fell in Love With a Boy"

7. "Topher"

Yeah, I'd say that name is what started it.

Topher Grace

Born: Christopher John Grace

Known For: That 70's Show

8. "Wilmer"

Yo Momma so broke, she named you "Wilmer" (that's all I got)

Wilmer Valderrama

Born: Wilmer Eduardo Valderrama

Known For: That 70's Show

9. "Uma"

Uma gonna tell you, that is one "square" name.

Uma Thurman

Born: Uma Karuna Thurman

Known For: Kill Bill and Pulp Fiction (above)

10. "Sacha"

No joke, Sacha, your name's kinda girly.

Sacha Baron Cohen

Born: Sacha Noam Baron Cohen

Known For: Ali G, Bruno and Borat (to name a few)

11. "Sigourney"

There is another version where she said: "There is no Dana ...only Sigourney..." It's a horror flick.Sigourney Weaver Born: Susan Alexandra WeaverKnown For: Ghostbusters and Alien films

There is another version where she said: "There is no Dana ...only Sigourney..." It's a horror flick.

Sigourney Weaver

Born: Susan Alexandra Weaver

Known For: Ghostbusters and Alien films

12. "Joaqin"

Does that say "I'm Wa-Keen" or "I'm Jokin'" ...cause you outta be with that first name.Joaquin PhoenixBorn: Joaquin Rafael BottomKnown For: Walk The Line, Signs and Gladiator

Does that say "I'm Wa-Keen" or "I'm Jokin'" ...cause you outta be with that first name.

Joaquin Phoenix

Born: Joaquin Rafael Bottom

Known For: Walk The Line, Signs and Gladiator

13. "Whoopi"

Have you ever thought of the fact that on the night she was conceived, her parents were literally "makin' Whoopi"?

Whoopi Goldberg

Born: Caryn Elaine Johnson

Known For: Ghost and "The View"

14. "Hugh"

How many conversations do hugh think hugh'll have when hugh'r talking about Hugh and Hugh doesn't know if hugh are talking about Hugh or You?... awkwarrrrd.

Hugh Jackman

Born: Hugh Michael Jackman

Known For: X-Men and Les Miserables

15. "Liev"

I'll take the bag and Liev. ...uh, I mean leave.

Liev Schreiber

Born: Isaac Liev Schreiber

Known For: Scream films

16. "Dougray"

Mom couldn't choose between "Doug" and "Ray"

Dougray Scott

Born: Stephen Dougray Scott

Known For: Mission Impossible 2 and Ever After

17. "Engelbert"

I don't think Mr. Humperdinck's last name is helping at all.Engelbert Humperdinck (singer)Born: Arnold George DorseyKnown For: Hits like "Release Me" and "The Last Waltz"

I don't think Mr. Humperdinck's last name is helping at all.

Engelbert Humperdinck (singer)

Born: Arnold George Dorsey

Known For: Hits like "Release Me" and "The Last Waltz"

18. "Channing"

Forgiven.

Channing Tatum

Born: Channing Matthew Tatum

Known For: Step Up, Magic Mike...do I really need to tell you?

19. "Famke"

I got nothin'

Famke Janssen

Born: Famke Beumer Janssen

Known For: Nip/Tuck, X-Men

20. "Kiefer"

Mr. Sutherland doesn't like "Kiefer" jokes.... Take it easy, Kiefer.

Kiefer Sutherland

Born: Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland (yes, that's seven names)

Known For: The Lost Boys, 24

21. "January"

Yeah, I guess you're right, January. It could've been worse. Like: February, September, November...

January Jones

Born: January Kristen Jones

Known For: Mad Men, X-Men First Class

22. "Macaulay"

Having a nickname like "Mack" saved you I guess. But then you still have "Culkin"

Macaulay Culkin

Born: Macaulay Carson Culkin

Known For: Home Alone

23. "Sprague"

I'm sorry, but this one is puzzling to me. "Sprague"? There must be some "Paranormal Activity" interference on this name.Bonus Fact: Her first name is her mother's maiden name.Sprague Grayden Born: Sprague Elizabeth GraydenKnown For: Paranormal Activity 2 & 3

I'm sorry, but this one is puzzling to me. "Sprague"? There must be some "Paranormal Activity" interference on this name.

Bonus Fact: Her first name is her mother's maiden name.

Sprague Grayden

Born: Sprague Elizabeth Grayden

Known For: Paranormal Activity 2 & 3

24. "Paget"

It took a Criminal Mind to come up with "Paget"

Bonus Fact: No relation to Punky

Paget Brewster

Born: Paget Valerie Brewster

Known For: "Criminal Minds" on CBS

25. "Tatum"

Guess what happens if she married "Channing"? ...you'll get it in a minute.Tatum O'NealBorn: Tatum Beatrice O'NealKnown For: Paper Moon, The Bad News Bears and her famous father Ryan O'Neal

Guess what happens if she married "Channing"? ...you'll get it in a minute.

Tatum O'Neal

Born: Tatum Beatrice O'Neal

Known For: Paper Moon, The Bad News Bears and her famous father Ryan O'Neal

26. "Ewan"

Betcha didn't know his name was featured in a song by The Turtles:

Me and you and "Ewan" me

No matter how they toss the dice, it has to be

The only one for me is you, and you for me

So happy togetherrrrrr..... (well, Ewan seems to like it.)

Ewan McGregor

Born: Ewan Gordon McGregor

Known For: Trainspotting, Star Wars: Episode II & III

27. "Bai"

Bye, Bye, Bai.

Bai Ling

Born: 白靈 (Bai Ling)

Known For: The Crow, Crank: High Voltage

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