When I heard of the last name Armstrong, I thought it was the name given to people with strong arms and that last names involving body parts were common, for instance a woman with big eyes might be called "Molly Eyebig".
A worker at our school played "Simon Says", so I thought the worker's actual name was 'Simon', even though she was a woman!
When I was little, my dad had a friend named Scott. I thought my dad's friend was the king of Scotland
I used to believe Monty Hall was a place instead of a man. Let's Make A Deal was before my time and I only knew Monty's name from the Monty Hall problem. I thought "Monty Hall" was the building where the game show took place.
I was born at a hospital named after its founder, who had the same last name as me (not related), so I used to believe there was a hospital for each family name.
The first time I heard Marco Rubio's name I thought it was Mark O'Rubio
When I was younger I thought Leonardo Di Caprio and Leonardo Da Vinci were the same person
I used to think Kanye West was actually Conway-West and that it was some sort of southern truck company, founded of course by Mr. Conway and Mr. West,
I used to think it was illegal to name your kid after your pet
I use to believe that my grandpa invented the wall because his name was Wally
Since the girls name Jackie is short for Jacqueline, I thought the boys name Jack was short for Jackal
I used to think that martha washington was my grandma, since they had the same first name. Even their hair was similar!
I used to think i was real
My dad's friend's name is Mac. I used to think his name was short for Macadamia(as in macadamia nut)
I used to think jack was short for jackal
My mom told me that eddy means whirlpool and i thought i had a whirlpool in me because my name is eddy
I once met a kid at the park named Wolfgang. Since I was very small(like 3 or 4), I could not pronounce his name right, so I called him "Loafgang" instead. I just thought that he liked bread
I used to think that once you became a parent, you had to change your name to "Mom" or "Dad", and that it could not be reversed.
I was named Caillou after the cartoon character of the same name. I was very upset when I overheard someone say Caillou was bad, because I thought they didn't like me for some reason!
I used to get the name "Virginia" mixed up with the word Vagina