Uniquely-named individuals of the world, unite!

1. Souvenir shopping has always been a little bit disappointing

2. Which explains why this appeals to you

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3. This is how you remember feeling about roll call at school:

10 names away...

Three names away..

... And then the new teacher screws up your name

4. Though every once in a while, a substitute teacher would ace the pronunciation


5. But the reality is nothing really changes when you're out of school and working

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This happens all the time.

6. So by now you're pretty good a deciphering what this face means at the doctor or dentist's office

7. Which you've accepted

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8. Because some people take longer than others to learn how to say your name right

9. Which means you likely don’t care for this personalized coffee cup business

10. When a barista asks for your name, you groan inside

11. Because there's a good chance this will happen


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12. At one point in your life, there was someone who consistently said your name wrong

To correct or not to correct? That is the awkward question.

13. Which likely triggered emotions like this

14. But sometimes people react positively, and it makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside

15. Plus, search engine victories are almost a given

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Thanks, ma!

16. As you get older, your feelings toward your name changes – you actually begin to dig it

Hell, you almost encourage people to give it a try

17. Because at the end of the day, your name is awesome…

... And you wouldn’t change it for the world

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  • <strong>1. Imogen</strong> <em>Pictured: Musician Imogen Heap. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)</em>

  • <strong>2. Charlotte</strong> <em>Pictured: Actress Kristin Davis, who played Charlotte York in "Sex and the City." (Photo: MAX NASH/AFP/Getty Images)</em>

  • <strong>3. Harper</strong> <em>Pictured: Victoria Beckham with her daughter, Harper. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)</em>

  • <strong>4. Eleanor</strong> <em>Pictured: Eleanor Roosevelt.</em>

  • <strong>5. Amelia</strong> <em>Pictured: American aviatrix Amelia Earhart. (AP Photo, File)</em>

  • <strong>6. Evelyn</strong> <em>Pictured: Angelina Jolie who played Evelyn Salt in "Salt" (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)</em>

  • <strong>7. Isla</strong> <em>Pictured: Actress Isla Fisher. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)</em>

  • <strong>8. Violet</strong> <em>Pictured: Actors Jennifer Garner, left, and Ben Affleck, who have a daughter named Violet. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)</em>

  • <strong>9. Penelope</strong> <em>Pictured: Penelope Cruz. (Photo by Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)</em>

  • <strong>10. Cora</strong> <em>Pictured: Elizabeth McGovern who plays Cora Crawley on "Downton Abbey" (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)</em>

  • <strong><em>The top 10 names for boys...</em></strong>

  • <strong>1. Asher </strong> <em>Pictured: Rapper Asher Roth (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)</em>

  • <strong>2. Finn</strong> <em>Pictured: Actor Cory Monteith, who played Finn Hudson on "Glee." (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)</em>

  • <strong>3. Declan</strong> <em>Pictured: Actor Connor Paolo, who plays Declan Porter on "Revenge." (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)</em>

  • <strong>4. Atticus</strong> <em>Pictured: Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch in the film of "To Kill A Mockingbird"</em>

  • <strong>5. James</strong> <em>Pictured: James Franco. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/ AP)</em>

  • <strong>6. Oliver</strong> <em>Pictured: Actors perform onstage during a rehearsal of Lionel Bart's musical adaptation of 'Oliver' at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane on January 12, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)</em>

  • <strong>7. Henry</strong> <em>Pictured: Actor Henry Cavill, who plays Superman in "Man of Steel." (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)</em>

  • <strong>8. Emmett </strong> <em>Pictured: Kellan Lutz, who plays Emmett Cullen in the "Twilight" series. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, FILE) </em>

  • <strong>9. Owen</strong> <em>Pictured: Owen Wilson. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)</em>

  • <strong>10. Django</strong> <em>Pictured: Actor Jamie Foxx who played Django in "Django Unchained."(Photo: Getty Images)</em>

  • <strong><em>And the top 10 unisex names...</em></strong>

  • <strong>1. Rowan</strong> <em>Pictured: Rowan Atkinson (Getty Images)</em>

  • <strong>2. Quinn</strong> <em>Pictured: Dianna Agron, who plays Quinn Fabray on "Glee (PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/Getty Images)</em>

  • <strong>3. Kai</strong> <em>Pictured: Jennifer Connelly, whose son's name is Kai. (VALERY HACHE/AFP/GettyImages)</em>

  • <strong>4. Sawyer</strong> <em>Pictured: Steven Spielberg, whose son is named Sawyer. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)</em>

  • <strong>5. Avery</strong> <em>Pictured: Elizabeth Banks, who played Avery Jessup on "30 Rock". (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)</em>

  • <strong>6. Charlie</strong> <em>Pictured: Charlie Sheen (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)</em>

  • <strong>7. North </strong> <em>Pictured: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, whose daughter's name is North. (AP Photo/Zacharie Scheurer)</em>

  • <strong>8. Elliot</strong> <em>Pictured: Christopher Meloni, who played Elliot Stabler on "Law & Order: SVU" (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Joyful Heart Foundation)</em>

  • <strong>9. Finley</strong> <em>Pictured: Lisa Marie Presley, whose daughter's name is Finley. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Invision/AP)</em>

  • <strong>10. Emerson </strong> <em>Pictured: Teri Hatcher, whose daughter's name is Emerson. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP)</em>

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