In genealogy research it’s helpful to have an unpopular name, but there can be thousands of people with obscure names.
This article has a good list of obscure names and includes Seymour Bust, Pleasant Titty, Effing Dick, Minnie Bar, Al Dente, Kitty Litter and of course, Pete Sake and Turd Collar, all real names.
How popular is your name? This fun web site will allow you to see how popular your name is, all across America!
When I was a kid, I knew some people with uncommon names:
Mike Shitten - There are fewer than 337 people in the U.S. with the last name Shitten.
Dick Handler - There are 2,386 people in the U.S. with the last name Handler. Statistically the 13124th most popular last name.
Jane Fuchs - There are 11,686 people in the U.S. with the last name Fuchs. Statistically the 3215th most popular last name.