Names

46 entries

Ahasuerus

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

Al-Qaeda

puns with “the leaders”

Armstrong

seems a pun-translation of Israel meaning “godseed”

Ashkenaz

means “hidden person” or “finance person”

Atlantis

puns with “unnoticed” & “hidden”

Ayatollah Khomeini

puns with “an emulated sign of God”

Dagon

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

Esther

means “hidden” & “veil”

Haman

puns with “the crowds” & “the masses”

History

puns with histrionic meaning “theater”

Houdini

puns with “leader”

Isaac

puns with “playing” & “mockery”

Ishtar

means “privities”, and is therefore nude

Israel

puns with “descendants of lords” & “godseed”

Jagiellon

means “highest aristocrat”

Jew

means “leader” & “majesty”

Joseph

means “debt” & “forgery”

Kennedy

means “covered leader”

Kimball

seems to be the Phoenician name “Kim-Baal”

Kohen

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

Komnene

is a pun with “hidden” & “lurking”

Levi

means “moneylender”

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”

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”

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, and puns with “cloaking”

Rice

puns with “head” & “boss”

Rose

puns with “head” & “boss”

Shapiro

means “governor”

Son of Ra

can be read as “secret custodian”

Springer

is a translation of “Phoenician”

Strauss

means “guardian” & “custodian”

Vashti

puns with “exposed” & “disgraced”