And folk singer in his own right! [name]Alice[/name]'s Restaurant probably the most famous.
I’m not sure I like [name]Arlo[/name] on real folks. I’ve known about [name]Arlo[/name] [name]Guthrie[/name] most of my life, not like he’s an important influence on me or anything, but the name [name]Arlo[/name] seems almost too significant a choice - in my mind this is one of those “there’s only one [name]Aretha[/name]” kind of names.
It reminds me of the time I was in school, about 6th grade, and I found out [name]Jethro[/name] [name]Tull[/name] was a real person.
I somehow missed watching any [name]Beverly[/name] Hillbillies and I didn’t even know [name]Jethro[/name] was a name. It’s a band - I didn’t know they took the name from a person.
I kind of put [name]Arlo[/name] and [name]Jethro[/name] in the same category - kind of bumpkin sort of name. If that’s what you like go for it. [name]Arlo[/name] is an ok name, I just don’t know what I would feel about the person who had that name. I went to school with an [name]Arno[/name]. Maybe you like [name]Arno[/name]? That just seems doable. [name]Arnold[/name], maybe not yet! But [name]Arno[/name] was very handsome and funny, his name was “different” but not “weird,” if that makes any sense.
For [name]Arlo[/name]: the poll, I voted “it will take some getting used to.” I don’t hate it, I think of [name]Arlo[/name] [name]Guthrie[/name] and I don’t hate him - I like his music/stories a lot. It’s just not a name-name to me, like names people can have. It’s taken already. ??? I don’t know.