I Hate It When People Misspell My Name

people with odd names of the world, unite! 1,452 People

    Not As Hard As You'd Think.

    My name is pronounced like the alley in alley cat or alley-oop. However. It ISN'T spelled that way. I've had people spell it all sorts or creative ways. Ali, Alli, Allie, Alie, Alley, Alle, Ally, Aly, Ale, Alei, Alee, and the creme de la creme? Aelleiy. Don't know how the...
    MiosRain MiosRain
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 21, 2011
    parahmore parahmore
    18-21, F
    Sep 24, 2015

    if I had a dollar for everytime someone spelled

    my name wrong! I would be rich.
    Kersheskisses Kersheskisses
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 6, 2015

    My name is Siobhan (pronounced Shovan ).

    .....I always just spell it to start with....
    deleted deleted
    May 28, 2015

    My last name specifically,

    people spell it "howl" all the time because that's how its pronounced Its Howell and just a side note i hate it when people point out the irony of my name... My name is Vixen... which literally means a "lady fox" when i can assure you i am a male and not exactly anything...
    Vixkit Vixkit
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Oct 19, 2015

    It drives me nuts but i get how it happens my

    name can be spelled more than one way
    PanamanianPenguin PanamanianPenguin
    18-21, F
    Aug 31, 2015

    It's Jean-Louis Francois Pierre Gerard (and

    more) So I don't really blame them, but it still bothers me.
    Franse Franse
    22-25, M
    Jul 17, 2015

    it makes me feel like they don't really know me,

    or they jus don't care enuff to spell my name right.....
    deleted deleted
    Aug 29, 2015

    cant some people understand

    that its Michelle with a C...and not 1 L but two and ends with an E???
    nanvalglex nanvalglex
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Apr 6, 2015

    Ive been in my school

    for 6 ****** years and they still cant spell my name right. They ask me "is it an 'a' or 'o'" and I tell them every time is an A and they still put a o in like wtf are you deaf! Its on every dam spelling bee basketball and talent show winner certificate WTF
    LiLJunie LiLJunie
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 5, 2015

    This is something that has caused me

    frustration my entire life. There are probably around 500 different ways to spell Katelyn, so I guess it's understandable. It's just annoying when I constantly have to spell it out to people.
    ImaginaryAlchemist ImaginaryAlchemist
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 14, 2014
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    4 Responses Oct 18, 2015

    Well, they always misread

    or forget my name. Then they have issues spelling it. I've always gone by "Ellie" and how hard is that to spell/remember?! I've seen misspellings I didn't even think we're possible of it. Somehow "Elva" is even harder to remember/pronounce/spell because people always overthink...
    polyglotparrot polyglotparrot
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Sep 5, 2014
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto
    16-17, M
    Oct 19, 2015
    kawaiikid12 kawaiikid12
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 28, 2015

    Most common is Sven,

    or "Swan". Which kind of makes me laugh.
    deleted deleted
    Oct 19, 2015

    At least I used to. My name (real name,

    not username) is either a deliberate misspelling of an already uncommon name or a combination of 2 common names, I'm not sure which. I later got used to it even though I still have to correct people sometimes.
    PinksTheNewBlack PinksTheNewBlack
    16-17, F
    Apr 6, 2014

    If I have told you more

    than once, especially if I have known you a long time, you should remember how to spell it. I know there are many ways to spell my name, but if you care, you will remember how to spell it correctly.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 3, 2015

    Someone help quick I need a caption!

    !!!!!!!!!!!!!! And follow me on ig @Tangelaalvarez
    tangelamarie818 tangelamarie818
    16-17, F
    Oct 18, 2015

    My name is Jerrica. People always write

    and say "Jessica" and it drives me crazy. It's not just a matter of people not being able to read handwriting it happens when it's typed too. I didn't spell my name wrong but thanks. 😒
    Jeradactyl Jeradactyl
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 19, 2014

    How can you write "Magnet" instead of "Magnus".

    Is this some sort of cruel joke?
    LastAlone LastAlone
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Mar 20, 2016

    my name is actually spelled Myshell.

    people will spell it mishelle or myshelle.
    myshell91 myshell91
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 28, 2015

    My last name is RuzinskY!

    Not Ruzinski. Difference between a a Jew and Non-Jew
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 6, 2014
    Anon2721 Anon2721
    18-21, F
    Feb 6, 2015
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Aug 23, 2014

    Katalynn. Not Katelyn.

    Too A's. No E.
    deleted deleted
    Jun 10, 2015

    I've had people write Eveline,

    Evalin, Evalee, Avilyn, Evalyn. Please, my name is Evelyn.
    HaliCali HaliCali
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 31, 2015

    I hate when people spell my name with an S

    instead of a Z... even if it's their name, too.
    TheGoddessB TheGoddessB
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 9, 2015

    My name is lexie. Not lexy/Lexi/Alexus.

    Just Lexie. What is there not to get? Lol
    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 28, 2014

    My name is Chelsey with a Y at the end,

    so it's a bit nontraditional. Naturally it gets spelt wrong all the time. This one guy I've known for a while even just spells it "Chelse" , maybe he's just playing it safe by not finishing it. Haha I find it funny
    lawsoncr lawsoncr
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 23, 2014

    The name Cody, is as simple

    as it sounds ...don't try to complicate what doesn't need complication. NO Kodey, or kody, or Kode , or Codey.. thats just ignant. It's like driving to a pizza store down the block but taking side streets to get there.. why the extra leg work? I don't like it, you don't like it...
    Cocrispy Cocrispy
    22-25, M
    1 Response Oct 19, 2015

    My name is Leeia some people call it like Leah

    or spell it that way or Lea/Leia Yeaaa my name is always misspelled
    thatgirl242 thatgirl242
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 7, 2014

    My Name Is Paige Not Page

    My name is Paige and back in the day there were nogirls named Paige that I knew of. I was named after a grocery store. I get so steamed when I have to correct people over and over again. I am not a Page in a  book.
    Paige42986 Paige42986
    51-55, F
    Apr 11, 2011

    My name is spelled Keionna (Key-ah-na) most of

    the time people pronounce it (Key-o-na) and they spell my name like Keanna.
    xokekeox xokekeox
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 10, 2015
    GaiaMD GaiaMD
    16-17, F
    Nov 3, 2015

    my name is Callixtine .

    I can't found person who has my name. I'm just the one callixtine in this whole world ! lol can u spell it? lots teacher always misspell when absent-present check since elementary school :@
    callixtine callixtine
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 14, 2015

    Common First Name, Difficult Last Name

    My first name is Jessica. My middle name is Marie. My last name is several things, depending on how badly one misspells it. It really isn't that difficult. Brun-dige. I don't understand how people get "Burndice" or even "Bundy" out of that.
    Brundige Brundige
    18-21, F
    Oct 2, 2007

    my name is Kaylynn Baldowsky,

    and everyone thinks its Katelyn or Kaylyn or Katlyn or Katlynn and Baldowski or Badowski and crap. and a lot of people mispronounce my name too much
    BillyBillion BillyBillion
    16-17, F
    Aug 28, 2015

    Man Or Women?

    My name is Vivian which can be confusing as it's a male and female name.  I am male and experienced many confused looks in the past as people automatically presume I would be female.  To put the record straight, Vivienne is the normal female version.  I have...
    roots2life roots2life
    46-50, M
    1 Response Feb 21, 2008

    There's: Jazmin Jazmyn Jasmine Jazmine My name

    is probably the simplest: Jasmin Yet no one seems to get it right, it doesn't bother me much though.
    Jkabstmnijno Jkabstmnijno
    18-21, F
    Oct 19, 2015

    Shout to my girl

    ApparentlyIcan'thavemynameagain For having the longest name in EP history
    martinez1993 martinez1993
    22-25, M
    Feb 20, 2016

    My name is pretty simple.

    Jenna. Just like it sounds. Jen-nah. Not Gena. Not Genna. Not Jena. JENNA.
    jennamarie210 jennamarie210
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 29, 2013

    My middle name mostly its spelled Arin not

    Aaron believe it or not... xD Also sorta relivent, when people say my name wrong its [Tar-us] not [tour-us] where the f is the o (name is Taurus btw)
    H0n3stly H0n3stly
    22-25, M
    1 Response Oct 19, 2015

    All through my school days!

    !! Just about every useless teacher I met would question "have you spelled your name correctly?" What sort of idiot question is that to ask a child? It's the very first thing you ever learn to write!!! When I got to secondary school.(11-16) I just shortened it because I got sick...
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    Oct 5, 2014

    or when they don't pronounce it well.

    its annoying o have to keep correcting them everytime
    deleted deleted
    Aug 27, 2015

    Yeah it's Kathryn but I prefer Katy.

    Not Katherine, Catherine, Cathy, Katie or anything else. Really? How hard is it?
    Katy2003 Katy2003
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jan 26, 2016
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