On this thread started by @SummerRay people have been sharing stories of how their names were misspelled, misheard, or flat-out ridiculed, whether accidentally or not, and the answers are sure to make you crack up, so keep on scrolling to see a curated list of the best stories found!

What’s the most grief your name has ever given you? You might think that “Sarah” (my real name) is safe enough, but more than once I’ve sent an email without noticing that my phone has autocorrected it to “Satan”

when I was in year 1, the whole class were playing a spy game together where your spy name was your name spelled backwards

Not my name, but my husband was born a 'Butt'. He changed to his mum's maiden name because growing up a Butt in the States proved challenging. Even worse, his dad's name was Richard. Dick Butt.

My name is Jove Tocher. However, this often happens.

I often spell my name out phonetically when ordering things over the phone. I once got a package addressed to Delta Yankee Lemur.

*points to America*

My name really is Fuchsia.

mine autocorrects to Death.

My name is Sally Urwin. I was once in hospital and a very nice nurse, who obviously did not have English as her first language, called me Mrs Smelly Urine, all throughout my stay. She was right too.

I once said my surname 'Newton' over the phone and received my goods addressed to 'Mutant'.

I'm the youngest of three brothers Darrell David Dale Dean Darren Douglas We were the only ones that didn't screw up our names throughout life. Even our parents would call us by the wrong name occasionally

It’s gets auto-corrected to “Hefty” and because I’m a big girl, I think people assume that I’m just owning my own nicknames.

Every time I type 'and' I automatically end up writing 'Andy'

As a Pugh by marriage, I have been Mrs Pug, Mrs Poo, Mrs Poog, Mrs Pugue (as in fugue), Mrs Puge (as in huge), Mrs Pudge, and probably most memorably Mrs Puff. It's quite the red letter day when I actually get called Mrs Pugh to rhyme with Hugh.

I’ve received junk email addressed to Mr Softy as if I was an ice cream man.

Finding out that people who have known me for years assumed my name was Helen and that I was just dropping the H because of my London accent. I’ve nearly missed doctors appointments because they also autocorrect it in their heads to “Ellie” and call that out instead of my name.

I had a Brewer's Fayre loyalty card (yes, I know, a long time ago) arrive addressed to

Always pocket dialled. I made my cousin rename me as Zadele because he did it so often.

My surname frequently gets misheard/repeated as 'bottom'. That's an arse.

My maiden name is Clift...

Being introduced as "Mr Sewage" when I was speaking on a panel.

Someone misheard my surname once and sent a parcel to my work addressed to Jonny McCunty

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