Avast, ye mateys, if it be pirate names ye
be looking for then ye come to the right place. Pirate names
are a dime a dozen, so methinks I'll take a gross of them.
Pirate names date back to the 1600s when Black Bart, Blackbeard
and Calico Jack were reigning over the high seas.
Many times pirate names were picked to instill
fear on the high seas or establish a reputation
or given as a nickname by the crew. This is especially
true in fictional works where the likes of Captain
Hook, Captain Blood or Long John Silver are popular
pirate names recognizable to most.
And, then we have the female pirate names to worry
about. Back in the day, when yer great, great, great
grandfather was but a scallywag and landlubber in
port, the likes of Anne Bonny and Mary Read were
reigning terror over the seven seas.
The female pirates got themselves a bad reputation for
fierce fighting, out battling the men on the ships.
But, the most famous pirate names come from the most famous
pirate who terrorized the ports and waters in the Caribbean.
Captains such as William Kidd, Jack Rackam, George Booth,
Nathaniel Butler, Edward England and Redbeard are some of
the most familiar pirate names to those familiar with the
buccaneers of old.
So, if ye wants to walk like a pirate and talk like a pirate,
then ye better get familiar with pirate names lest ye be
flogged by a cat o' nine tails by those who do. Remember,
me scallywag friend, if ye don't know something just look
real mean and growl to your landlubber friend "Arrrrrgh!"
and they will leave you alone.