Intimidating german last names
Elvira, Drusilla, Cruella, Griselda, Morticia, Antoinette, Crimson, Scarlet, Raven, Shadow, Mercy, Tempest, Mordred, Desdemona, Winifred, Althea, Temperance, Lucinda, Henrietta, Lenore, Coraline, Belladonna (a poisonous plant), Hecate (a witch from Shakespeare’s Mac Beth), Zelda.
Damien, Norman, Igor, Cole, Vlad, Luther, Boris, Abel, Barnabas, Dexter, Zander, Ichabod, Raoul, Ebenezer, Edgar, Bran, Gideon. Mister Frost, Mister Sinister, Mister Dread, Mister Shhh, Mr Rellik, Dr Alucard, Mr Natas, Mr Morte, Mr Fogg, Mr Hex, Mister Moloch, Mister Mesmer, Mister Peepers, Mister Hollow, Dr Frankenstein, Dr Jekyll, Mr Hyde, Mister Mystery, Mr Leech, Mr Nobody, Mr Stench, Mr Murder, Mr Sardonicus, Mr Mean, Mr Vile, Mr Foul, Mr Skeeve, Mr Scratch, Mr Fagin, Mr Magwitch, Dr Faustus, Mr Murderous, Mr Savage, Dr Death, Dr Giggles.
Most of the Italian surnames help identify the geographical location of a particular person.Freddy Krueger (from A Nightmare on Elm Street) Wes Craven picked this because it was the name of a boy who bullied him in school. Cropsy (from The Burning) The name comes from an urban legend about an axe-wielding maniac named John Cropsey. Action movies know this well — no genre is more aware of the importance of connotation than the action genre. (In our estimation "John" and "Ellen" are a wash.)3. Otherwise John Mc Clane would win in a landslide.) Basically the rankings come down to this question: If you were given a card with two of these names on it and told you were going to have to fight one of them to the death, which would you pick? If you're gonna have a badass hero, you have to give them a badass name. The more intimidating the name, the higher it lands in the rankings.
The single name system began to create confusion among people and soon the two name system came into existence.