Crazy celebrity name-a-likes: Humans of New York edition

MANILA, Philippines – Remember when Filipino netizens went berserk over crazy surnames? Clearly, having names similar to celebrities, or names that make for unfortunate first impressions, happens anywhere and everywhere in the world.

When a girl named Beyonce was featured on Facebook photo blog Humans of New York, people with similarly tricky names aired their sympathies – and made for tons of fun reading online. Makes you wonder what went through their parents' minds when they chose their name!

Here are just a few of the hilarious (and sometimes really, really unfortunate) names in that comments thread:

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Do you have a similarly troublesome name? Or would you ever consider naming your child something truly...unique? Share your thoughts on naming conventions here in the comments area below! - Rappler.com