You'll never find it on a bottle of Coke and you have to say it at least twice when you introduce yourself. These are the joys of being bestowed a quirky name.
Using the hashtag #growingupwithmyname, thousands of people (namely, all the Munifs, Jaxsons, Wolfgreys and Xanadus of the world) have taken to Twitter to explain why they wish their parents had just gone with something in the realm of Sarah or John.
From playground taunts to confusion over whether the bearer of the name is pronouncing it correctly, here's what it's like growing up with a tricky name.
For many, teachers stumbling over their name at morning roll call was to be expected. Or mocked, as was the case for "Dimon".
#GrowingUpWithMyName not one teacher or substitute could pronounce my name right ????— Martio™ (@Martio_TheProd) June 28, 2016
*teacher calls roll by last name only*— Tiffany Nguyen (@t1ffvny) June 28, 2016
*gets to my last name*
*1st day of school. Teacher taking attendance. Teacher stops. Stares at paper. Squints*
Me: *raises hand* Here. #GrowingUpWithMyName— Jean Grae (@JeanGreasy) June 28, 2016
And for parents considering naming their child after a favourite brand, take a moment to consider the potential outcome:
#GrowingUpWithMyName *gets called every other car brand*— H Unit (@mercedesmari_) June 28, 2016
But parents shouldn't always be blamed. How were they to know the name they chose would be similar to that of a popular song? Or that their daughter would meet someone like this person:
#growingupwithmyname— Dahlia :) (@dahlianqv) June 28, 2016
"Hey there delilah what's it like in-"
"UR A 1000 MILES AWAY"
me:I'm about to be
Notorious for misspelled names on coffee cups at the best of times, a trip to Starbucks is almost certain to result in a new take on even the simplest of names, as Sid discovered:
#GrowingUpWithMyName someone at starbucks once wrote my name down as SAD
i mean, they weren't wrong— Sid Menon (@BeamSplashX) June 28, 2016
While you may be concerned you're not pronouncing someone's name correctly, it turns out they're likely just as bothered as you are:
#GrowingUpWithMyName— Ollicea Pope (@olliceatrenise) June 28, 2016
I'm not sure if I'm even pronouncing it correctly at this point.
Of course, even with a seemingly common name such as Erica, there's the potential for someone to get it wrong:
And, lets not forget the disappointment of eagerly searching through displays of name mugs and keyrings as a child, only to remember your name is never included: