There are plenty of people in the world who don't necessary go by their actual first names. Nicknames are simply fun and away to show off a person's personality without completely changing up their identity. The same applies to fictional characters too! Believe it or not, there are characters on your favorite television shows who don't go by their first names and are known instead for their nicknames. Whether they shortened their super long names or instead have a new title based off of their last name, these characters just suddenly got so much more real!
Click through the gallery to uncover TV characters' real names they never went on in their shows and then drop a comment below telling us which of these surprised you!
On Teen Wolf, it was revealed that Stiles Stilinski's actual first name is Mieczyslaw.