I used to think that the parents of neglected children, actually chose names that they specifically hated, so if they hated the names George and Karen, for instance, then the pregnant mother would punch her stomach and say 'if you keep kicking my stomach, then I'm naming you George ________ or Karen ________ when you are born!
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!