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In the West the most popular male names are James and John and the most popular female name is Mary. Many famous people, of course, don such names even if just for non de plume. A famous name of Scandinavian origin, and that means “all wise” was the real name of one of the most famous persons ever: Elvis. It was at a concert in Minneapolis in 1954 that Al Dvorin first closed Elvis Presley‘s concerts with a saying that would become very well known: “Ladies and Gentleman, Elvis has left the building. Thank you and good night.”