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Famous people who changed their ethnic names

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[college student]since your average white consumer is scared of culture... and they'd just get a bunch of typecast/stereotyped jobs most likely.[/college student]

 

here are the ones i can think of.

 

Italians

Connie Francis: Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero

Nicolas Cage: Nicolas Coppola

Tony Bennett: Anthony Dominick Benedetto

Dean Martin: Dino Paul Crocetti

Rudolph Valentino: Rodolfo Pietro Filiberto Raffaello Guglielmi di Valentina

Alan Alda: Alphonse d'Abruzzo

Robert Stack: Robert Modini

Hulk Hogan: Terry Bollea

Ashley/Wynonna Judd: Ashley/Christina Ciminella

Frankie Avalon: Francis Avallone

Frankie Valli: Frank Castelluccio

Bon Jovi: Jon Bongiovi

 

Jews

Bob Dylan: Robert Allen Zimmerman

Jason Alexander: Jason Scott Greenspan

Winona Ryder: Winona Laura Horowitz

Natalie Portman: Natalie Hershlag

Jonah Hill: Jonah Hill Feldstein

Jon Stewart: Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz

 

Africans

Angel Lola Luv: Fershgenet Melaku

 

Spaniards

Martin Sheen: Ramón Antonio Gerard Estévez

Rita Hayworth: Margarita Carmen Cansino

 

Mexicans

Anthony Quinn: Antonio Rodolfo Oaxaca Quinn

 

Puerto Ricans

Ricky Martin: Enrique Martín Morales (Puerto Rican)

 

Greeks

George Michael: Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou

 

Indians

Freddie Mercury: Farrokh Bulsara

Kal Penn: Kalpen Modi

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Lil' 1/2 Dead, American rapper

Lil Bastard, American wrestler

Lil' Boosie, American rapper

Lil' Bow Wow (today only Bow Wow), American rapper and actor

Lil' Brotha, American rapper

Lil' Cahill, Garage MC in Jersey, Channel Islands, heavily used the word "Shag" and made it famous in the region

Lil' Cease, American rapper

Lil' Chris, British pop singer

Lil' Flip, American rapper

Lil' Fizz, American rapper and actor

Lil' J, American rapper

Lil' Jon, American music producer

Lil' Keke, American rapper

Lil' Kim, American rapper

Lil' Malik, (today Mr. Malik) American rapper

Lil' Mama, American rapper

Lil' Mo, American singer

Lil Poison, Professional video gamer

Lil' O, American rapper

Lil Rob, American rapper

Lil' Romeo (today only Romeo), American actor and rapper

Lil' Ronnie American music producer

Lil' Scrappy, American rapper

Lil' T, Danish rapper and singer

Lil Wayne, American rapper

Lil' Will, American rapper

Lil' Wyte, American rapper

Lil' Ye, American rapper and all-around entertainment mogul

Lil' Zane, American rapper and dancer

Lil' Buster, Moroccan rapper , From 4Styles Crew

 

does this retarded shit count?

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my coworker changed his greek last name from demetrius to something much more american.

 

fucking weak, any kind of classical greek name is automatically intimidating.

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My cat changed her name from Hamburguesa con Queso to Cheeseburger

 

She didnt want such a beaner name

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Yep, they had to change their names becuse white people wouldnt watch their movies, or listen to their music.

 

Its called a show biz name.

 

Philip John Clapp= Johnny Knoxville.

 

Cant get much whiter than that.

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I used to write my full government name in rap letters just trying to keep it real.

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i used to be embarrassed of my first name so i used my boring middle name for awhile.

at work i still use my middle name since for some fucking reason people can't pronounce sooki like it's that difficult. i've been called susie, snoopy, soupy, wtf

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My great grandparents, who immigrated from Greece, changed their obviously Greek last name (something ending with opolous... go figure) to a pretty standard "white" name...

this was to avoid prejudice and all that shit.

 

just sayin'

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