Sunday, January 16, 2011

Longest Name: World record

Barnaby Usansky, 36, formerly known as Nicholas Usansky (Nick), is fascinated by words and added few new names by Deed Poll; his full name is now: Barnaby Marmaduke Aloysius Benjy Cobweb Dartagnan Egbert Felix Gaspar Humbert Ignatius Jayden Kasper Leroy Maximilian Neddy Obiajulu Pepin Quilliam Rosencrantz Sexton Teddy Upwood Vivatma Wayland Xylon Yardley Zachary Usansky - which sets the new world record for the Longest name (living person).

The Guinness world record for the Longest name used by anyone ever was set by Adolph Blaine Charles David Earl Frederick Gerald Hubert Irvin John Kenneth Lloyd Martin Nero Oliver Paul Quincy Randolph Sherman Thomas Uncas Victor William Xerxes Yancy Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorff, Senior, who lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., and has shortened his surname to Mr. Wolfe + 585, Senior.

Guinness World Records also lists the Longest Scientific name: The systematic name for the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) of the human mitochondria contains 16,569 nucleotide residues and is thus c. 207,000 letters long.

Unemployed Barnaby, originally from Manchester, said: "I did it because I love words and old traditional names.


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