Query

To all possible names have the abbreviation for a chemical elements in them, or did some people have to get turned down for a role in Breaking Bad because their name didn't have an element in it?

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  1. For some reason, surnames that fail are far less common than first names. Of top 300 each of male and female first names (US,) and top 1000 surnames, I get:

    [Lee | Max | Emma | Mae ] [Lee | Le]

    http://names.mongabay.com/most_common_surnames.htm

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  2. In the next 2000 surnames, add Mead, Meade, Meza, and Metz.

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  3. Ok, my second comment looks really odd without my first. Hey, Gene, can you whitelist me somehow? I won't go Silas on you.

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    1. E-mail address? (I know I might have it already, but it is easier just to ask.)

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