Nominative Determinism is a theory that people gravitate towards lines of work that fit their own names. And it happens all the time in real life. There’s a lawyer named Jennifer Justice. A meteorologist named Amy Freeze. And a urologist named Dick Chopp.

Here are 15 more real-life examples. And yes, they’ve heard all the jokes. (via Bored Panda)


1. Dr. Joshua Butt (gastroenterologist)

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2. Brad Slaughter (meat department manager)

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3. Tom Kitchin (chef)

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4. Miss C Sharp (music teacher)

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5. Andrew Toogood (volunteer)

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6. Dr. Ashley Seawright (opthamologist)

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7. Jonathan Law (lawyer)

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8. Les McBurney (firefighter)

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9. Irvine Barber (hair stylist)

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10. Amy Freeze (meteorologist)

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11. Dr. Doktor (doctor)

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12. Lord Brain (neuroscientist)

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13. Andrew Drinkwater (water researcher)

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14. Wilber Ulysses Bookendorf (librarian)

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15. Jason Weed (arrested for marijuana possession)

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