Names

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-Berg

puns with burqa meaning “concealed”, “masked”, “background”

-Field

may be a pun with “veiled”

-Man

is a translation of Adam whose name also means “disguise”

-Stein

puns with “disguised”

Adam

puns with “likeness” & “in disguise of”

Ahasuerus

puns with “perceived ruler” (as opposed to real one)

Al-Qaeda

puns with “the leaders”

Alcazar

is the Spanish-Arabic version of “castro”

Armstrong

translates into “godseed”, and puns with Israel

Ashkenaz

means “hidden lord” or “finance person”

Atlantis

puns with “unnoticed” & “hidden”

Ayatollah Khomeini

puns with “an emulated sign of God”

Bernstein

puns perhaps with “disguised baron”

Bloomberg

puns with “veiled heritage”

Blum-

puns with velum & balam vor “veil”

Caesar

puns with ceasura for “cut”, cessero for “retire”, castro for “palace”

Castro

means “palace”

Dagon

means “fish” & “cloaked”, and wears a fish cloak

Delilah

puns with “weakening” by “tearing off” a veil

Elohim

means “rulers”

Esther

means “hidden” & “veil”

Eve

puns with “life”, “show”, and “snake”

Fuller

puns with “palace”

Garden Eden

may be a pun with “hidden luxury”

Gold-

puns with “imitation” & “covering”

Greenspan

puns with “hidden power” & “hidden finance”

Haman

puns with “the crowds” & “the masses”

History

puns with histrionic meaning “theater”

Homer

puns with “veil”

Houdini

puns with “leader”

Isaac

means “actor”, derived from “playing” & “mockery”

Ishtar

means “privities”, and is therefore nude

Israel

is a multi-pun meaning “masked wealth”, “veiled ruler”, “godseed”

Jagiellon

means “highest aristocrat”

Jew

means “leader” & “majesty”

Joseph

means “debt” & “forgery”

Katzen

puns with “appointed ruler”

Katzenellenbogen

puns with “high governor in disguise”

Kennedy

means “covered leader”

Kimball

seems to be the Phoenician name Kim-Baal, which puns with “masked lord”

Koch

puns with “power”!!!

Kohen

means “priest”, but also “stationed ruler” & “enrichment”

Komnene

is a pun with “hidden” & “lurking”

Levi

means “moneylender”, and puns with “mocking” & “playing”

Livingstone

is a variant of Levi

Loewenstein

is a variant of Levi

Malcolm

puns with “secret governor”

Maria

is the female form “lady” as in “lord”, and puns with “imitation”

Marx

puns with “capitalist”

Mitsraim

means Egypt, but is spelled like “the slaves”

Mordecai

may pun with “legal master” & “feigning innocence”

Morgan

means “hidden leader”

Morris

means “from the top”

Nazir

is a multi-pun of an “estranged” “veiled” “overseer”

Newton

translates as “Carthage” in Phoenician

Nixon

puns with “wealth”

Noah

means “leader” & “eminency”

Osama bin Laden

puns with “produced violence”

Philistines

puns with “investigation” & “detection”

Phoenician

means “finance” & “fraud”, derived from “exchangers of accounts”

Punny names of Egyptian gods

all have meanings that correspond to the animal heads

Punny names of Phoenician gods

all have nasty hidden meanings

Purim

is about masking & cloaking, and puns with “masking” & “cloaking”

Rabbi

is the same word as “master”, “lord”, “nobleman”, “usurer”

Rice

puns with “head” & “boss”

Roosevelt

puns with “veiled leader” & “born leader”

Rose

puns with “head” & “boss”

Rosh Hashanah

means “start of the year”, but also “disguised leader”

Rubinstein

puns with “disguised lord”

Sagan

means “installed deputy governor”

Samson

can be read as “masked power”, “veiled one”, “locks of disguise”

Satan

is a multi-pun of all words written S-T-N

Seth the Egyptian god

is evil, as he puns with “attacker”, “disorder”, “lead astray”

Shapiro

means “governor”

Simeon

puns with “playing” & “joking”

Son of Ra

can be read as “secret custodian”

Springer

is a translation of “Phoenician”

Strauss

means “guardian” & “custodian”

Taylor

may be a pun with teller meaning “banker”

Teacher

is in Hebrew the same word as “lord” & “usurer”: rabbi

Vashti

puns with “exposed” & “disgraced”

Walker

is a synonym for “fuller”