List of pseudonyms

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This is a list of pseudonyms, in various categories.

A pseudonym is a name adopted by a person for a particular purpose, which differs from his or her true name. A pseudonym may be used by social activists or politicians for political purposes or by others for religious purposes. It may be a soldier's noms de guerre, an author's pen name, a performer's stage name, or an alias used by visual artists, athletes, fashion designers, or criminals. Pseudonyms are occasionally used in fiction such as by superheroes or other fictional characters.

Social activists[edit]

Visual arts[edit]

Noms de guerre[edit]

Pornography names[edit]

Pen names[edit]



Stage names[edit]




Fashion and beauty[edit]

Other real life pseudonyms[edit]

Pseudonyms used in fiction[edit]

Superhero genre[edit]

Other fictional characters[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Particular Educational Talents Support Council, 3rd annex "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-05-02. Retrieved 2011-11-26.  "Henriett Seth F. - The Rain Girl Artist" National Talents Support Council. Retrieved 2011-04-03
  2. ^ Entirety of Chapter Thirteen in Ron Chernow's "Alexander Hamilton"

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