Names can be very interesting. Being arbitrary, they can be funny, weird, strange and meaningful too. Here we present you with the longest names of people, places, animal, movie and the world of science:
- Longest name given at birth of an individual that is recorded
belongs to a German immigrant to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His
first and middle names consist of one name for each letter of the
alphabet plus his surname (which cannot be said short for that
matter). However, he was commonly known as Mr. Hubert Wolfe and
officially, he was known as Hubert Blaine
- First and Middle Names Adolph Blaine Charles David Earl Frederick Gerald Hubert Irvim John Kenneth Loyd Martin Nero Oliver Paul Quincy Randolph Sherman Thomas Uncas Victor Willian Xerxes Yancy Zeus
- Longest scientific name for an animal is 'Parastratiosphecomyia stratiosphecomyioides', commonly known as Stratiomyid Fly.
- The original name of Los Angeles, California in the United States was 'El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciúncula'. It translated in English to 'The Town of Our Lady the Queen of Angels of the Little Portion.'
- The longest place name was held for a long time by Wales that was known as 'Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyll-llantysiliogogogoch'. It translated to 'The church of St. Mary in the hollow of white hazel trees near the rapid whirlpool by St. Tysilio's of the red cave.'
- The hill near Porangahau in New Zealand is known as 'Tetaumatawhakatangihangakoauaotamateaurehaeaturipukapihimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuaakitanarahu'. It translates to 'The place where Tamatea, the man with the big knees, who slid, climbed, and swallowed mountains, known as the land-eater, played his flute for his loved one.'
- The official name of the movie 'Marat/Sade' is 'The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade'.