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Subject: Re: What is the longest name excluding surnames?
Author: Lumia   (Authenticated as Lumia)
Date: March 1, 2006 at 1:21:14 AM
Reply to: What is the longest name excluding surnames? by Jonah Wolfe
The longest simple name, according to The Guinness Book of Records, is the name of a girl of Missoula (Montana), born in 1979, and named Snowowlwolfschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorffvoraltern-warengewissenhaftschaferswessenschafewarebwohlgepflegeundsorfgfal-tigkeitbeschutzenwonangreifendurchahrraubgierigfeienewelchrvoraltern-zwolftausendjahresvorandieerscheinenvanderersteerdemenschderraumschiff-gebrauchlichtalsseinursprungvonkraftgestartseinlangefahrthinzwischenst-erartigraumaufdersuchenachdiesternwelchegenabtbewohnbarplanetenkreised-ehrensichundwohinderneurassevenverstandigmenscklichkeikinntefortplanne-undsicherfreunenanlevenslanglickfreudeundrehenitmichteinfurchtvorangre-
ifenvonandererintelligentgeshopfsvonhinzwichensternarigraum Ellen Georgianna Sör Lökken; she is know as "Snow Owl" for short or "Oli" for shorter.

In Spanish, the longest simple name is Deoscopidesempérides (deh-ohs-koh-pee-deh-sehm-PEH-ree-dehs) (reported by Josep M. Albaigès).

And regarding compound names: John and Margaret Nelson's daugther (Chesterfield, England) was baptized Tracy and... 138 other middle names. She was born in 1985.


Lumia
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