Pictured above, my landlord, Mr. Ford Larkin. I don't know the mule's name.
Courtesy of the University of Tampere
Regional and Ethnic Names:
? The South: Billy Bob, Jimmy Jack, Johnny Joe, Mary Lou, Sarah Anne; Bubba, Buford, Beauregard
? Black southern names of the late 1800s: Pearl, Ruby, Vaseline, Oleomargaret
? Current (primarily) Black names: LaVonne, LaToya, LeVar, Latrell, Aloicious, etc.
? Caricatured Black names: Rastus and Liza, Sam(bo), Tom, Toby
? Rural or 'hick' names: Elmer, Homer, Jud, Lester, Clem, Roy, Hank, Jethro . . .