How to Name Yourself

Mine didn’t quite translate when I came to the U.S.

Haukur Örn Hauksson
Human Parts

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MyMy name is weird. How weird? It’s “Haukur Örn Hauksson.” Yeah. Literally translated, it means “Hawk Eagle Son of Hawk.” I love my parents dearly, but they can be a little bit eccentric sometimes, like when they explained their inspiration was for me to have a “Native American name.”

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Haukur Örn Hauksson
Human Parts

Writer/basketball lover/semi-professional dog sitter. Born on a savage, volcanic island in the North, currently residing in the Big Apple.