Tuesday, July 20, 2010

My summer time collection of names, so far.

We have a lot of students come to our school every summer.  These students give themselves some interesting English names.  I have made it a habit to collect them.  Here is what I have for Summer 2010, so far:
 
  • Aki
  • Alladin
  • Anakin
  • Ariel
  • Aurora
  • Ava
  • Bone
  • Brent
  • Bria
  • Che
  • Cherry
  • Daisy
  • Duffy
  • Flyer
  • Haine
  • Hugh
  • Jelliceoe
  • Jerrisca
  • Jinson
  • Joe (This was a girl.  She didn't like Jo.  Then, She wanted Jo-e.  Spell it Joey! I said.)
  • Jordge
  • Josh
  • Journey
  • Joy
  • Juice
  • Kaiser
  • Kiki
  • Kin
  • Libra
  • Little Bear
  • Marder
  • Mickey
  • Poplar
  • Rain
  • Randy
  • Seven
  • Smile
  • Tiffy
  • Watermelon
  • Wolf
  • Xanxus (How to pronounce?  For this little bastard, the x's are silent)
  • Yao Yao
  • Zoey

2 comments:

Kevin said...

Some of the names on the list are pretty normal - Ava, Hugh, Josh, Zoey etc are all fairly common names in English-speaking countries. Or is this a complete list and almost all your students have strange names?

Andis Kaulins said...

I made a list of unusual names and first-time names (from Chinese students).