Skip to comments.Strange names in the Heartland
Posted on 05/28/2011 12:51:00 PM PDT by HMS Surprise
EVANSVILLE An Evansville man and a Rockport, Ind., woman are facing federal charges for allegedly illegally buying and selling weapons.
An eight-count indictment announced Friday charges Farshad Ghiassi, 38, also known as Freddy Ghiassi, with illegally possessing firearms and Alicia Wiseman, 32, with five counts of providing false information in the acquisition of a firearm.
Wiseman allegedly worked with Ghiassi in February and March to make straw purchases at Evansville's Gander Mountain store and Clarksville, Ind.'s Bass Pro Shops, U.S. Attorney Joseph Hogsett said.
The indictment alleges that Ghiassi would pick out the firearms he wanted, and then Wiseman would fill out the paperwork to purchase them, Hogsett said.
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Moussa is pretty common, as is M'touk (as in Tucker).
There are others, and then there are the Jewish names. Back in the mid 1800s a large number (about 100,000) of Austrian Jews immigrated to America and ended up in Southern Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky. Many of them had surnames in Ladino, the old Jewish language in Medieval Spain, and yet others had Hebraic names ~ not just adopted Germanic names.
A little spelling change here and there and you can't tell those names from Arabic or Syrian names.
Interesting this guy was doing business with a "Wiseman" ~ and that has several sources in that area, and there are a lot of them. However, the dude in Vallonia? Gotta' be one of my cousins several times over unless he's just another Kentuckian!
With a name like Wiseman, many people would assume that it’s Jewish, but Syrians and Lebanese often have names like that.
OK, Let me be more specific... Guys named Farshad who go around acquiring deadly weapons in a surreptitious fashion are worrisome. Better?
I'm pretty sure you imagine Southern Indiana is much like the South which is pretty much English or Scottish in origin, but it's not. Unpronounceable German names are common, as are French names, Hebrew names, etc. Arab names are NOT uncommon.
“Could be not in an area were there are a remarkably large number of strange or bizarre names.
I’m pretty sure you imagine Southern Indiana is much like the South which is pretty much English or Scottish in origin, but it’s not. Unpronounceable German names are common, as are French names, Hebrew names, etc. Arab names are NOT uncommon.”
Wiseman? That’s not uncommon or worrisome. Did the name Farshad Ghiassi not pop up on your radar?
That’s just my pen name.
I’m sure Osama’s pen name was Quraniyah. I’m not accusing you of anything, but I find it strange that you can read the story, find Farshad Ghiassi in a sea of German and English surnames, and retort so unconvincingly about the commonality of the suspect’s nom de plume.
Here are some really strange names that should not be spoken over a pa system of a restaurant or an airport or other public venue.
Arheddis Varkenjaab and Aywellbe Fayed
Arhevbin Fayed and Bybeiev Rhibodie
Aynayda Pizaqvick and Malexa Kriest
Awul Dasfilshabeda and Nowaynayda Zheet
Makollig Jezvahted and Levdaroum DeBahzted
Steelaygot Maowenbach and Tuka Pizinizte
Ask Mr. Obvious.
The FreePolice want to make a public service message that original titles should be kept and commentary put in parentheses. I didn’t think a MSM publication would create a title like this.
Then there are the Serbian names ~ WOW!
No Mike Hunt?
No, they’d do something a bit more mundane, like “Two indicted on federal weapons charges.”
I forgot about ole Mike!
How about strange names in the hood?
The top 60 Ghetto Black Names.
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