How Strange Is The Name Of Alabama State Hopeful ‘Luther Strange’?

by Anura Guruge

As you would expect of one who wrote a 160-page book on the ‘Names of Popes‘, people’s names intrigue. I am always curious as to their origin and how one came to get it.

So, of course, the strange name of Luther Strange really piqued my interest and I had to research it.

Wow. It is what it is! ‘Strange’ as in stranger! Who would have thought.

I started with this provided Last Name ‘search’
— which uses the U.S. 2010 Census data.

So it is not a totally obscure name though its usage is dropping!

Just in case you are wondering I get 0 (i.e., ZERO) for my last name.
But that is because they only included the TOP 150,000 names.

Click to ENLARGE and read here. From ‘’ — as you can see.

So now you know.

The next question is whether he will win today’s Alabama Primary. Right now he is trailing, but it is still quite early in the night.

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