That cracks me up...
I'm a big fan of norwegian types, like, Thor (the god of thunder!) and company from the old comic books, gawd I just loved those stories.
So my son was born, I said of course 'lets name him thor!'
Well even though in Norway its like the name "john" is here in the US, I was getting serious pushback from the family.
My dad was in a panic...he's like "do you know what that kid will have to live up to with a name like that??? what if he turns out to be a fag?"
Mmmm...I said "Well, I'll just change his name to...thorabella!"...I almost got axe murdered at that point.
I tryed various other combo's like rip cord, nascar, the SO wasn't buying....so finally I gave up (sort of) and said "ok, how about Robert Paul Michael Simon", several of those names are in my family...of course, it was "why such a long name?"
We can call him RPMs for short
that poor kid spent 3 extra days in the hospital because they wouldn't let him go without a name, we were still fighing over that..my compromise was Erik (with a K of course, of norwegian origin)