Their parents weren’t bumpkins, but dope-smoking middle-class hippies!! One of my favorite past times is mocking southern accents. Synonyms for yokel include bubba, country bumpkin, hayseed, chawbacon, rube, redneck, hillbilly, and hick. I love On Tuesday I ‘turned’ 24 weeks pregnant with baby bumpkin!!! Close. The new crop of Country Music Baby Names aren't quite as down-home as they used to be. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, A community for those interested in names. Does the Bobo come from anything else, like Bob or Bobbie? All white people are racists and all Southerners worship Sky Daddy. ( Log Out /  Ha! 0 0 0. Can anyone suggest academic reading on the subject? I’ve noticed that usually when we talk about “rural” names we mean a combination of Southern rural and TV Westerns. I hate Country Bumpkin Names! The brother of fair Guinevere will fight on foot with swords aplenty, but on his horse he'll surely lance a lot. “Virgilina,” a town on the NC/VA border, is the only one I remember. Like I shared in a previous post, Hubby Bumpkin was less than enthusiastic about taking my picture this month as well. :). Alan Jackson's boat is named "Hull-Billy". ( Log Out /  In "The Redneck Manifesto," Jim Goad argues that this stereotype has largely served to blind the general population to the economic exploitation of rural areas, specifically in Appalachia, the South, and parts of the Midwest. One of my favorite things to do on road trips through rural areas was to look on the map for super country town names and threaten to use them as baby names. Although the English word "hick" is of recent vintage, distinctions between urban and rural dwellers are ancient. Name him Edward for a regal name. 83% Upvoted. I am analyzing early sound recordings (1890s- 1920s) that deal with ethnicity and race. I have always hated wearing socks or shoes, even out in the yard I’m often barefoot, in the summer at least. Luke doesn’t strike me as hillbilly, in spite of Luke Duke from the Dukes of Hazard. In the 21st century British country people are less frequently seen as yokels. Change ). Thanks for visiting. Whiskey Riff is the most entertaining country site…ever. In 1702 Richard Steele was good enough to bring that naming method and 'bumpkin' together, in the comic play Funeral: Richard Bumpkin! One’s an MMA fighter and another wrestles his misbehaving horses to the ground, just to show them who’s boss. Sorry, this post was deleted by the person who originally posted it. Also, now that I live in Portugal, names considered quite posh in English-speaking countries, like Amelia, Vanessa, Genoveva and Joaquim, are considered a bit bumpkin-ny around these parts. These are, like, GIRL names, right? u/EmotionallyaKween. Contact | Find Us on Facebook | Privacy Policy. Posted by. ( Log Out /  Call it Southern, call it hillbilly, call it redneck, call it American. This Stallone and Schwarzenegger ‘Step Brothers’ Deepfake Is Wild, Whiskey Riff New Music Friday Playlist (10/16/20), Whiskey Riff New Music Friday Playlist (10/9/20), The New Whiskey Riff Country Workout Playlist Will Get You Ready To Run Through A Brick Wall, Whiskey Riff New Music Friday Playlist (10/2/20), Whiskey Riff Raff Episode 174 – Carly Pearce, Whiskey Riff Raff Episode 173 – Josh Turner, Whiskey Riff Raff Episode 172 – Drake White, Whiskey Riff Raff Episode 171 – Joshua Ray Walker. 9 years ago. Some are super creative, and others are names that have been, at times, on my list of favorites! I have always thought of it as a Scandinvian name. People who harvested, processed, or sold hickory products, such as hickory flour, were referred to as "hicks". Seems that she has hated the name since she was forced to read “Silas Marner” or, as the students called it, “Silly Ass Marner.” My grandpa was named Elmer, another good rural name. In Scotland, those from the Highlands and Islands, Moray, Aberdeenshire, and other rural areas are often referred to by urban or lowland Scots as teuchters. I’m from the south of England, and growing up, a lot of my friends had names from the list. Thanks, Genie! I’ve known quite a few of them. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. I need them for characters in a story. Because I will admit to loving the name, country bumpkin or not. It doesn't appear in any feeds, and anyone with a direct link to it will see a message like this one. Bo a Hillbilly name? Those horny-handed sons of the soil are variously called 'bumpkins', 'yokels', 'hicks' and 'hillbillies', and as you might imagine, these names didn't come out of the air, each has a derivation. I love this list! A 'bumpkin' was originally the name that the English had for the Dutch, whom they portrayed as small, comic and tubby. Chester They are all family names, on my husband’s and my side. Someone even suggested my Grandpa’s name! Not that there’s anything wrong with that. This thread is archived . Velma Laynetta-Jean Bobo. Certain recordings incorporate “rube” names , some of which have been mentioned in your discussion. Blame L’il Abner, The Beverly Hillbillies, Petticoat Junction, Andy Griffith and even The Simpsons, for the fact that some names have long been stereotyped as aw shucks, rube, hick, hayseed, country bumpkin names. Amelia These 124 names are some of the most country and down-home all-American in existence. Tough times, such as the depression, led to the use of hickory nuts as an alternative to traditional grains. It really does all bubble down to cultural conditioning. A sister could be dubbed Katherine if greatness is what you desire. I am slightly amused that in every single photo thus far I’ve been barefoot! Boyfriend has just bought his first boat, and is looking for a Short Country Bumpkin kind of name. Roscoe Leave your guesses below for the chance to win a $50 Gift Card!!! ( Log Out /  Although I really wish it was. 6 Answers . Help! “Hillbilly Names: Rubes, hayseeds and bumpkins”. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Genie's Mailbag. On Tuesday I 'turned' 24 weeks pregnant with baby bumpkin!!! LUKE The term was generalized over time to include people who lived in rural areas and were not considered as sophisticated as their urban counterparts. a perfect Country Hick. First and middle baby name generator. One of my favorite past times is mocking southern accents. Country Singers names :) Easton Trace Brantley Blake Luke Lee Timothy Brad (ley) Kenny Toby Alan Keith Joshua Jason Hunter Other country type … How very interesting! Most people meet “Udell” with incredulity, EXCEPT for people from places like Star Valley, Wyoming–where settlers were overwhelmingly of English descent. It’s two names breaking the rule of listing doubles, which could go on forever, but you just can’t ignore a good HB name like good ‘ol Robert E. Lee. Floyd, Ike and Jethro are personal favorites. A good road trip pastime for name nerds, though. 4. “I saw something nasty in the woodshed”? All a question of cultural upbringing I guess. Synonyms for yokel include bubba, country bumpkin, hayseed, chawbacon, rube, redneck, hillbilly, and hick. 9 years ago What are some country bumpkin/ red neck girl names? What is another word for country bumpkin? Some of them are already making their way back from that cartoony pigeonholing—there have, for example, been starbabies and civilian named Chester, Gus, Homer, Jasper, and certainly lots of Lukes—but they all deserve a second look–I think several of them have a nice, down home, funky appeal. “Seth and Reuben also”–anybody else read or seen Cold Comfort Farm? In my mind, hillbilly names are Luanne, Billy-Ray, Kelly and Britney, etc etc, but then again, I have never visited the mid-west… Derrick S. Lv 7. Today’s clue is that Baby Bumpkin’s name is well-known in children’s and adult’s television, movies, and literature! Archived. Great post! I know one of those! Start typing to see results or hit ESC to close, Luke Combs To Celebrate Release Of Deluxe Album With Full-Band Virtual Concert, Jamey Johnson Releases Moving Cover Of “America The Beautiful”, Happy Birthday To The Legend, Alan Jackson, Ryan Bingham Performs “Bread & Water” Live In Montana, Talks Landing His Role In ‘Yellowstone’, First Game Back & Eagles Fans Are Already Brawling In The Stands, Nashville News Crew Helps Get Man Who Attacked Them Into Alcohol Treatment Center. In my mind, hillbilly names are Luanne, Billy-Ray, Kelly and Britney, etc etc, but then again, I have never visited the mid-west… Also, now that I live in Portugal, names considered quite posh in English-speaking countries, like Amelia, Vanessa, Genoveva and Joaquim, are considered a bit bumpkin-ny around these parts. Let me help you in your quest. Names I would also suggest to add to this list that come from my east coast rural upbringing: Petey, Clinton, Dwayne! Have a nice day, unless you're white. I’ve been loving some of the suggestions so far! They are so wonderful. Although the first half of my pregnancy seemed to drag on by, lately I have no idea where the time is going! save hide report. Meanings and origins of Rustic Country Names for Girls See our list of Irish Baby Names Here is a great list of unique rustic and country baby names for girls. Though not a term explicitly denoting lower class, some argue that the term degrades impoverished rural people and that "hicks" continue as one of the few groups that can be ridiculed and stereotyped with impunity. The term is of uncertain etymology and is only attributed from the early 19th century.[1][2]. According to the Oxford English Dictionary the term is a "by-form" of the personal name Richard (like Dick) and Hob (like Bob) for Robert. Lol. Nameberry is a registered trademark of Nameberry, LLC. Yokels are portrayed as living in rural areas of Britain such as the West Country, East Anglia, the Yorkshire Dales and Wales. Country Bumpkin Names for a Boat? If you are interested in reading Clues #1 and #2 you can find them in the posts here and here! Although the first half of my pregnancy seemed to drag on by, lately I have no idea where the time is going! In the UK, yokels are traditionally depicted as wearing the old West Country/farmhand's dress of straw hat and white smock, chewing or sucking a piece of straw and carrying a pitchfork or rake, listening to "Scrumpy and Western" music. I just wanted to say how much I hated these names. This is not a Joke……. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. That said, I do quite like Lem, Zeke, Clem and Clyde. So, which is your favorite, and who has one of these!? Yokels are depicted as straightforward, simple, naive, and easily deceived, failing to see through false pretenses. This nickname suggested that Jackson was tough and enduring like an old Hickory tree. In the British TV Show The Two Ronnies, it was asserted that despite political correctness, it is possible to poke fun at yokels as no-one sees themselves as being one. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I want to focus on the years the recordings were made. What are some typical or popular redneck girl names?

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