I Have a Common First Name

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 256 People

    My name is Alexandra,

    I was named after my dad's mother (how unusual, I know) and the world is full of this name! **** you, Alexander the Great, there are even cities named after him :P
    ScissorhandsFingeredMe ScissorhandsFingeredMe
    16-17, F
    1 Response Oct 13, 2015
    Sxculent Sxculent
    18-21, F
    Feb 6, 2015

    My name is Luke but ppl always end up annoying

    me by saying that they're my father
    Lolllipoop Lolllipoop
    13-15, M
    1 Response Jan 11, 2015


    Being Alex... is pretty.... common.... You can have it as Alex, Alexander, or Lex, but It is still common in the world. When I was young I though my name was special and only mine, cause I went to a small private school and every one had a different name. But now since going to...
    exsaiyan exsaiyan
    18-21, M
    Sep 15, 2013

    So Common, In Fact...

    That I go by my middle name instead of my first.
    Shego Shego
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 17, 2010
    2isbetterthan1 2isbetterthan1
    31-35, F
    Nov 7, 2014

    Common At Home

    I always though my name to be very common, I hear it all the time.  Than I went overseas and it was not very common anymore.  It sounded different and some people had difficulty saying it correctly.  It was very nice.  So my common name here at home is...
    allofus allofus
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 9, 2009

    My name is LisaMarie,

    but most people call me Lisa for short. I don't mind that though, I like both names. A lot of people usually miss spell my name though. I went basically my whole childhood in school with teachers, etc, thinking Marie was my middle name, so would spell it Lisa Marie. Gosh I hated...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 8, 2014

    My name is Brittanie.

    All my life people have wanted to spell it like Brittany or Britney and they usually never ask me how to spell it, they just spell it wrong anyway. In school there were always several other girls with my name and at my old job there were 3 of us with the same name. I don't mind...
    deleted deleted
    Nov 7, 2014

    My first name is Sophie

    and there are at least 4 people in my age group with the same name
    sophieM153 sophieM153
    13-15, F
    Nov 6, 2014

    I want to know what you guys think my name is.

    It's very common. If you know it already don't tell anyone. I wanna see who can guess it. It has to be spelled right too.
    LurkingShadow LurkingShadow
    13-15, F
    Feb 7, 2015
    sassycastiel sassycastiel
    18-21, F
    Jul 5, 2015

    Erm.. How Do I Rearrange My Name??

    well its not really a first name.. err.. I so have trouble filling up forms in U.S... Its quite common in girls in my country.. so I'll tell you.. my first name is A M I R A ;) you can call me A M I or M I R A... people here pronounce in spanish way.. aa eh ee O ooh..
    amejad amejad
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Aug 26, 2010
    jessiretro jessiretro
    26-30, F
    10 Responses Nov 7, 2014

    My name is Chris... In my computing logic class

    there are 5 Chris' including myself.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Nov 6, 2014


    My first name is a VERY Common name... I just "spell it wrong" according to a substitute teacher in the 9th grade. I don't like the name but I am happy that I have it... one time while living in California I had to call the insurance company and when I asked the lady of...
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 21, 2008

    I think Cleo is a common name.

    Not to sure how many people have this name but it's not like super rare.
    BabyGirlCleo BabyGirlCleo
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Feb 7, 2015
    TedInstead TedInstead
    22-25, M
    1 Response Feb 14, 2015

    Far Too Common.

    My first name is extremely common for my age group, just the spelling is unusual. I've always hated it. There were NEVER any less than five girls in any of my classes with my name first name (most of them also had my same middle name, as well). To me, my name sounds like a...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 14, 2013

    Okay so to everyone wondering about my EP name

    and my real name -Yes my EP name is my real name. J stands for Johannesen which is my last name
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 14, 2015

    Sean. Every grade there was always someone with

    my name. I even met a girl with my name!
    aceradcat aceradcat
    41-45, M
    Mar 3, 2014
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik
    16-17, F
    Feb 4, 2015

    My Name is Emma. Its #1 on the charts.

    A lot of girls have my name I even have 16 cousin's name to Emma
    emmey13 emmey13
    16-17, F
    Nov 7, 2014

    Mario. I know it's common in Europe,

    I haven't met to many Marios in Brazil or even here in Ohio
    Marinho Marinho
    16-17, M
    Nov 6, 2014

    Natalie. There are so many other Natalies in my

    school that everytime someone says my name I look up but nope, different Natalie.
    lightningTroubadour lightningTroubadour
    16-17, F
    Nov 6, 2014

    Kinda. My given name is Johnathan.

    And as I type it, up comes that bloody red underscore asking me if I've spelt it correctly!!! Problem is. Since my junior school days(72-76) teachers could never spell it correctly. Just like mr. Underscore here!!! Used to drive me crazy! So much so,that in secondary school I...
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    Nov 7, 2014


    My name is Amber. Its so common here in the US. I went to school with girls with the same name as me. It was confusing at times. I didn't know if they where talking to me. Or to someone else. I can't help it that I love my name so much. I wouldn't want to change it at all. Just...
    ac1986 ac1986
    26-30, F
    Aug 28, 2011
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