Individual names are attached to the people who bear them. They disappear when they die without being passed on to anyone.
Appeared later, the collective names are those which interest us here; these are surnames. At present, they are generally unique and remain hereditary.
To have a precise idea of the course of the surname, from its origins to its current form, several points should be studied.
The history of the concept of identification of a person by a name that is attached to him will be evoked.
We can check the linguistic origin of names will be the subject of a study gathering the origins of names, the origins specific to certain regions, and foreign names.
To study names, we can see the different types of family names: those formed from first names, nicknames, those expressing kinship and those of uncertain origins, to finish by evoking the case of particle names.
In most ancient civilizations, a single name was used to designate the individual. This name remained attached to the person from birth to death, without however being hereditary.
Only the Romans used a system of three names: the first name, (name of the group of families), and the cognomen (nickname, which became the family name). However, commoners usually only had two names: first name and cognomen.
Let us have a look, what is the longest name in the world until 2020?
In Hawaii, parents have chosen a funny first name for their daughter: Napu AmoHalla Ona Ona Aneka Vehi Vehi Ona Hivea Nena Vava Keho Onka Kahe HeaLeka Ea Ona Ney Nana Nia Keko Oa Oga Vanao.
Rhoshandiatellyneshiaunneveshenk Koyaanisquatsiuth Williams is the full name of a young Texan girl born in 1984.
In Europe, several surnames of 20 letters exist: Andrianirinaharivelo and Randrianampoinimeria , of 29 letters: Nadjar Ben Embarek Ben Chagra and of 32 letters: Tram Vihn Tan Tan Gapregassam. But the record to date has 47 letters: Pourroy de L’Auberivière de Quinsonas-Oudinot de Reggio.
A 19-year old Englishman, George Garratt, changed his name in November 2008. He must now be called Captain Fantastic Faster Than Superman Spiderman Batman Wolverine the Hulk and the Flash combined!
Two Nottingham youths changed their names to Superhero names in December 2011.
Daniel Knox-Hewson, 23, became Emperor Spiderman Gandalf Wolverine Skywalker Optimus Prime Goku Sonic Xavier Ryu Cloud Superman Heman Batman Thrash.
At 22, Kelvin Borbidge opted for the name: Baron Venom Balrog Sabretooth Vader Megatron Vegeta Robotnik Magneto Bison Sephiroth Lex Luthor Skeletor Joker Grind.
A charity worker from Hartlepool had the record for the world’s longest name in 2012: The former Mrs McManus is now called Red Wacky League Antlez Broke the Stereo Neon Tide Bring Back Honesty Coalition Feedback Hand of Aces Keep Going Captain Let’s Pretend Lost State of Dance Paper Taxis Lunar Road Up Down Strange All and I Neon Sheep Eve Hornby Faye Bradley AJ Wilde Michael Rice Dion Watts Matthew Appleyard John Ashurst Lauren Swales Zoe Angus Jaspreet Singh Emma Matthews Nicola Brown Leanne Pickering Victoria Davies Rachel Burnside Gil Parker Freya Watson Alisha Watts James Pearson Jacob Sotheran Darley Beth Lowery Jasmine Hewitt Chloe Gibson Molly Farquhar Lewis Murphy Abbie Coulson Nick Davies Harvey Parker Kyran Williamson Michael Anderson Bethany Murray Sophie Hamilton Amy Wilkins Emma Simpson Liam Wales Jacob Bartram Alex Hooks Rebecca Miller Caitlin Miller Sean McCloskey Dominic Parker Abbey Sharpe Elena Larkin Rebecca Simpson Nick Dixon Abbie Farrelly Liam Grieves Casey Smith Liam Downing Ben Wignall Elizabeth Hann Danielle Walker Lauren Glen James Johnson Ben Ervine Kate Burton James Hudson Daniel Mayes Matthew Kitching Josh Bennett Evolution Dreams.
In all, 161 names were added. His identity mostly takes the name of the people who helped him within his association Red Dreams. And for good reason, its objective is to make it known so that people can donate. Its initiative aims to support youth in their artistic creations.
The head of the civil status change service, Tina Clough, however, told of her surprise: “We have made an incredible number of name changes, but this one has the record for length”. It only remains to hope that this person accepts that his friends call him by a nickname.
Life is unfair. For example, some people live happily, fulfilled, serene, free, one thinks in fact of those who bear first names of less than 5 letters.
Then some live in shame, suffering, misfortune, violence and hatred, those who, you will understand, have long names and who lose a significant part of their life writing this word too long in all their administrative registers.
One of the longest and most reliable published versions, with a 988-letter surname, is as follows: Adolph Blaine Charles David Earl Frederick Gerald Hubert Irvin John Kenneth Lloyd Martin Nero Oliver Paul Quincy Randolph Sherman Thomas Uncas Victor William Xerxes Yancy Zeus Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorffwelchevoralternwarengewissenhaftschaferswessenschafewarenwohlgepflegeundsorgfaltigkeitbeschutzenvorangreifendurchihrraubgierigfeindewelchevoralternzwolfhunderttausendjahresvorandieerscheinenvonderersteerdemenschderraumschiffgenachtmittungsteinundsiebeniridiumelektrischmotorsgebrauchlichtalsseinursprungvonkraftgestartseinlangefahrthinzwischensternartigraumaufdersuchennachbarschaftdersternwelchegehabtbewohnbarplanetenkreisedrehensichundwohinderneuerassevonverstandigmenschlichkeitkonntefortpflanzenundsicherfreuenanlebenslanglichfreudeundruhemitnichteinfurchtvorangreifenvorandererintelligentgeschopfsvonhinzwischensternartigraum Sr.