In 1811, the Netherlands were being controlled by Napoleon’s French Empire. Napoleon then officially ordered all Dutch people to declare a last name. Many thought this was a temporary measure and therefore did not take it seriously.
This resulted in last names such as Uiekruier (Onion-crier), Naaktgeboren (Born naked), Poepjes (Little shit), Zeldenthuis (Rarely at home), Zondervan (without a surname), Piest (to urinate) and Kaasenbrood (Cheese and bread). Unfortunately for them -and many others- the names were not temporary but instead are stuck to their ancestors to this very day and the foreseeable future.
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