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:shrug: I don't know, just feel like I need to let everyone know that we've been lied to on some of the names such as Denmark's and Liechtenstein's and Ukraine's.  Did you know Mathias, Lili, and Yekaterina were all just fan given names and not the real ones Himaruya listed could be potential ones?  Not even their (or at least Liechtenstein's) surnames are what we think they are!  So here are the official and officially suggested names Himaruya listed for most of the characters.

Note: All of the following names have the official spelling and accents Himaruya gave them.

America: Alfred F. Jones (official.)
Australia: Ralph, Christian, Kyle, and Jett (all listed potential names.  No surname given.)
Austria: Roderich Edelstein (official.)
Belarus: Natalia Arlovskaya (official.)
Belgium: Laura, Emma, Anri, and Manon (all listed potential names.  No surname given.)
Canada: Matthew Williams (official.)
China: Wang Yao (official.)
Cuba: Máximo (Juan), Ericemdo, and Carlos Machado (all listed potential names.  Machado is only the official surname to Carlos.)
Denmark: Andersen, Christensen, Arnesen, Simon Densen, Abel, Mikkel, Magnus, Bertram (all listed potential names.  Densen was counted as a possible surname and is the official surname of Simon.)
Egypt: Gupta Muhammad Hassan (official.)
England: Arthur Kirkland (official.)
Estonia: Eduard von Bock (official.)
Finland: Tino Väinämöinen (official.)
France: Francis Bonnefoy (official.)
Greece: Heracles Karpusi (official.)
Germany: Ludwig (official.  No surname given, although fans gave him the same one Prussia was officially given.)
Hong Kong: Wang Jia Long, Li Xiao Chun, and Leon (all listed potential names.  No surname given to Leon.)
Hungary: Elizabeta Héderváry (official.)
Iceland: Emil, Sigurður, Eiríkur, and Egill (all listed potential names.  Steilsson was given as an official surname.)
Italy: Feliciano Vargas (official.)
Japan: Honda Kiku (official.)
Latvia: Raivis Galante (official.)
Liechtenstein: Erika, Sisia, Elise, and Eva (all listed potential names.  Vogel was counted as a possible surname.)
Lithuania: Toris Laurinaitis (official.)
Netherlands: Tim, Govert, Abel, and Morgens (all listed potential names.  No surname given.)
Norway: Lukas Bondevik, Børre Thomassen, Bjørn, Kjetil, Knut, and Sigurd (all listed potential names.  Both Bondevik and Thomassen were counted as possible surnames.  Bondevik is the official surname of Lukas and Thomassen is the official surname of Børre.)
Poland: Feliks Łukasiewicz (official.)
Prussia: Gilbert Beilschmidt (official.)
Russia: Ivan Braginsky (official.)
Sealand: Peter Kirkland (official.)
South Italy: Lovino Vargas (official.)
South Korea: Im Yong Soo (official.)
Spain: Antonio Fernández Carriedo (official.)
Sweden: Berwald Oxenstierna (official.)
Switzerland: Basch Zwingli (official.)
Taiwan: Lin Yi Ling or Xiao Mei (all listed potential names.)
Turkey: Sadık Adnan (official.)
Ukraine: Irunya Chernenko, Maria, and Sofia (all listed potential names.  Chernenko was listed as a possible surname and officially given to the name Irunya.  Irunya is a bit of a nickname, however, and her name would more accurately be Irina, although Iryna is considered the Ukrainian variant.)

And there you go!  Hope that clears up any confusion :D.
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LittleMissRookie Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
-turns to Australia- There, there bro. I'll just call you Oz.
'Oz': As weird as ever, Canberra -eye roll-
AND DON'T YOU FORGET IT!!!!
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NoJimmyProtested26 Featured By Owner May 14, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Artist
What is Ireland's name? Along with the rest of the Kirklands(other than England, of course)?
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Nevermoremist Featured By Owner May 5, 2015
I've seen Belarus' name spelled Natalya which I think it's a form of Natalie? But thanks for posting these since I think it'll help a good number of people
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Arido-Yuna Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2015
Does anyone know Seychelles last name? Some say it's the same as England's other say it's the same as France's.
I just don't know anymore T-T
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NoJimmyProtested26 Featured By Owner May 14, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Artist
"Well, unfortunately, she doesn't have an OFFICIAL human name but when needed; they use the name Michelle, or Chelles as a nickname! Another potential name that fans uses for her is Victoria. About the surname, she was given by fans either Mancham or Bonnefoy(corresponding to France's surname as fans do think of her as his daughter. Kinda weird....don't you think?)"(hetalia.answers.wikia.com)
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Arido-Yuna Featured By Owner May 16, 2015
Mmmm I see.
I personally use Michelle Mancham, cause I like the name and I try to avoid using the same last names for countries.
But in stories in which they are human in use the same last names so that the confusion isn't too big xD
(But with Canada and America I try to make so that there parents divorced or something at that both have for that reason a different last name, as they had a difficult family fight. In the end I make it so that Matthew and Alfred are very close as family again xD)
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Arido-Yuna Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2015
Every time someone uses Abel as Netherlands name... A Dutch person runs out of money.
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Killerdonut28 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2015   General Artist
Anri is my favourite name for Belgie
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Phantomhivexox Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2015
Brilliant :) was wondering this for ages
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kimonokai Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2015
Wow! Ima totally use this for a book! :3 although it took me forever to find this! x3
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LadyTores Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2015
Sometimes I wish there were no official name and people could use whatever name they like.
Anyway, thank you for your work. I know ukranians get histeria everytime they hear somebody calling Ukraine Katyusha, so, hopefully, people will start using other names for her. 
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HoneyBeeGirl94 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2015
I wish that people would look into Liechtenstein's given human name that Himaruya provided, instead giving her a boring and lazy name like Lilli Zwingli. 
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Yugana-Kagami Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I agree, even more so her last name SHOUNDN'T be Zwingli only siblings who are the same country share last names. I mean look at Belarus, Ukraine, and Russia! Canada and America! Germany doesn't even have an official last name, but we KNOW it isn't the same as Prussia's.

Some name's are just kind of offensive. Like Denmark's Fandom name Matthias Kohler. I'm fine with Matthias it's an actually common Danish name, though I prefer Mikkle, Christensen or Andersen much more; Kohler is GERMAN. NOT Danish NOT even Scandinavian it's straight GERMAN. I know they are a minority in the country, but Den's supposed to be 100% Danish. It's not even a Common name I looked trough 1000 surnames, not there. And their is a VERY disliked Norwegian politicization, buy the last name Bondevick, I even asked and exchange student at my school. it's just plain ignorance, and it's annoying. No, I disagree! 
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i-am-ze-awesome-prus Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ummmm im sorry not to be rude though.... i was reading this and tottaly agreeing with you but i happen to be scandinavian... and from my moms side there last names are køhler ... *squeaks* im sorry if thats offensive to you! i guess its not THAT common but my whole moms side of the family has had that last name for generations in Denmark..... *bows* and i am sorry for disturbing you....
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Yugana-Kagami Featured By Owner May 5, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh no, you've done nothing wrong at all. Don't worry I don't bite. :)

I'm not saying that Køhler, isn't a name that actual Danish people defiantly don't have, just that the name is not Danish, it's German. Note that German is a minority group in Denmark as the are, after all, neighbors. I look through a list of 1000 common Danish surnames, and didn't see Køhler, so I assume it's not a common name either. Like I said a lot of names from that region end in "sen", so I still don't think it's a proper name for the personification of Denmark. While i didn't breeze through that list I probably didn't look as hard as I would've so maybe it's there. ;)

Sorry if I offended you, and you only replied nicely, because you hate internet fights~~ XD
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i-am-ze-awesome-prus Featured By Owner May 5, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
lol XD yeah because my actual last name is Nealson "son" as its a danish tradition XD my dads, dad's name was Neal so my dads last name is Nealson as in Neal's Son XD buttt im a girl or my name would of be Kenson or Kensen..... weirdddddd XDDD
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Yugana-Kagami Featured By Owner May 7, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Hmm, I though that, maned after your father tradition was only still practiced in Iceland...oh well, you learn something new every day!!Wink/Razz Nod I am a dummy! Clap La la la la :happybounce: 
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i-am-ze-awesome-prus Featured By Owner May 8, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
XDDD LOL welp my last name is Nealson XD
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HoneyBeeGirl94 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2015
Thanks! :D
Vogel is actually a very common surname in Liechtenstein itself, plus I see Liech being the type to choose a surname that's easier to pronounce for people that aren't familiar with her language. I see Liech also used to Lillian as a old human name, but changed it as modern times come along. 

I've always referred Denmark as Simon Denson for a human name and human aus in general. If you're okay with that. 
I've also like to use Sigurd for Norway's human name and Erikur as Iceland's human name. While I prefer Timo rather than Tino for Finland's name. 
I don't blame Himaruya for picking not the best human names for the countries, because there's not the best ones he could translated in Japanese or the translators in English give a different or alternative translation. Then again Himaruya did give his country a girl's name. 
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Yugana-Kagami Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Of course I'm fine, I guess it doesn't really mater what I think, but I like putting the names into Google translate and listening to how they sound. it's all Google translate is useful for honestly. I found those I used sounded the best as Simon doesn't sound the same in English as it does in Danish... I can't Choose though Mikkle kinda reminds me of the whole Matthias thing and I'm partial to it, but all the cute nicknames than come with the other two. What do I do!?

I personally like to think that Norway is Børre Thomassen, but people always say his first name wrong so he goes by Lukas (possible his middle name?). I like Børre the same amount though!

I haven't done enough with Iceland's name and I do like Emil, for Iceland. I know it's a common Danish name so it's a little justifiable that is might be popular in Iceland, but at this moment I'm not sure. I'm too busy trying to find names for the female characters. (I'll send you what I have so far if you want.) 

Well Tino is actually a Finnish name so I'm fine with it as it is. If Hima-papa had better resources I'm sure he would have done 3000% better when it came to the names, but the man spoils us enough as it is!:happybounce:  But are Africa and South America nations too much to ask for! (Please don't make them blonde!)I think I've fainted. 
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HoneyBeeGirl94 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2015
Cool! :D

I hope that Himaruya will make a variety of skin colors for the African and Latin Countries, because they aren't the same shade you know. I'm not African nor Latin, I'm German Greek American. 
Hetalia is based off of sterotypes and there's this funny, yet stupid stereotype in Japan that all North American and Western people are blondes. The Japanese love blondes or at least the hair color. So I'm not really surprised that most of Hetalia's European countries are blonde, because it's based off of a Japanese man that writes on sterotypes on countries from the Japanese POV. 
Though, I definitely prefer most most of the countries all being older then 17 (save the Micronations), because I'm not not comfortable with 15 year Olds representing countries with deep history.
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Yugana-Kagami Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I actually am very Okay with that. Children represent ONE thing more than anything NAIVETY, so when I seen small underdeveloped countries like say Moldova, who are just struggling I think it makes sense that they representative is a child who can't really do anything, even more since they represent the people, they are just as helpless against the government as they are. And sometimes it just makes sense the smaller and richer, or most countries are younger. It symbolizes how little power they truly have. Although I believe most of the nation's are at least old enough to enter their/country that protects them's Military. Like, I know Monaco, Seychelles and, Taiwan are short, but I feel like the first 2 are 17, and Taiwan 16 (old enough to join with a parents permission.) I have a Ghana OC an I see her as 18 possibly 19, because that's the age of adulthood, as well as colonial Ghana and America being around the same age. Sometime I feel I should make her older as she is basically the "example" in Africa the what to do right, but in reality even though she's better she's still not on the level as the Europe's "Who shouldn't even have any more influence in Africa, but if they're will to pay our debt's that's them right?". I actually portray her as 14-16 at the time of her independence, and she went trough hell up until this point, basically the personification of slaves since her birth. Because even though it seems unlikely they a 15 year old nation could be the first Sub-Saharan country to break free from English rule she went trough several coup's up until the 1980's-90's, because she doubted her perfectly trustworthy government system, but that's a different story. Point is I think it's more the people than the history that controls the countries age. Oh, and I'm Ghanaian, Akan to be specific!  
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HoneyBeeGirl94 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015
Really? Cool! 
I personally see Liech being around 17 years old. I don't like seeing her being thirteen years old. 
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Yugana-Kagami Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, 13 year old Erika is just... I know she's short, but she doesn't look or act like a 13 year old!
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Italyiuvspastaa Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Grazie!
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hetalia-everything03 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2014  Student General Artist
Some people also use Matthias Kohler for Denmark, and Ukraine could also be Yekaterina (Katyusha is a nickname) Braginskaya. Liechtenstein could have the same surname as Switzerland too :) Australia could also be a Kirkland, and I usually use Jack Kirkland. Just contributing my ideas :)
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Yugana-Kagami Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Kohler is not a common Danish Surname, and it's German DO NOT use it.
Liechtenstein was a country before Switzerland, they are not the same country, not actually related, they cannot have the same sure name. There are also basic religious problems with this.
By that logic 90% of the work should have the last name Kirkland, because of Britain's influence. You are basically implying Australia doesn't deserve a name of his own, becuase his culture is basically the same, and that's both rude and offensive.

IF THEY ARE NOT THE SAME COUNTRY THEY WILL NOT HAVE THE SAME LAST NAME.

(Sealand isn't a country don't you dare use that as a defense.)
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IAMJUDYCARBUNKLE Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow, I never knew Germany never had a surname. XD
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aph-cuties Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2014  Student General Artist
Him apparently said there was a reason for that, and that it'd be revealed eventually. Considering the new strips with Prussia, it's bound to be a heartbreaking one.
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awesomemissericka Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Student Digital Artist
OMG Liechtenstein shares her possible name with mine Erika!!
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0lexdelapp Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I've always thought that Ukraine's name was Katyusha. . . . 
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Illusionsdreamsfan Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Do you happen to know if Germania has a name? I haven't been able to find any, so I'm guessing there isn't, but are there any fandom names or names Himaruya listed as potential? Thanks in advance.
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Tammydy Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
It's Fritz  
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Illusionsdreamsfan Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!
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Tammydy Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
no problem
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:iconelephantgirl202:
I am pretty sure Denmark is Matthias Køhler. It has popped up many many times when I look up Hetalia Nordics.

Also this list was very helpful to help my friend and I clear up any fights over the characters names!
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Tammydy Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
yeah it is
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elephantgirl202 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2014
^.^
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Yugana-Kagami Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
It's not "Matthias Køhler" that's a fanon name. Please research before you type obvious things and Tammydy KID would be ashamed at how you blatantly misinformed someone.
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elephantgirl202 Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014
*hides behind Black*Star* Please don't let Kid kill me!!!!!! I'M SOWWY, KID!!!!!!!!!!

Sorry about that. *awkwardly rubs back of neck* Heh.... just trying to help with info. I just didn't know Mathias was his fan name~
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Yugana-Kagami Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
It's fine I'm not mad or anything...though looking back on it it seems really mean. ^~^
    I too was shocked to find out Matthias was Fan-non since it suits him so well, but some of the names Hima-Papa said he liked such as: Mikkel, and Christensen (Chris or Christen for short is really cute), and Densen for a Surname i think also suit him extremely well.

And don't worry KID seems like he would be quick to forgive..or wouldn't care at all.
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makanime Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
who is Caroline from Hetalia? My friend wants me to draw her a picture of Arthur Kirkland a Caroline together but I have no idea who they are and her descriptions are off she says that Arthur Kirkland has blonde hair and blue eyes but he has blonde hair and green eyes. I'm so confused!!!
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CaliburofRoses Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
:iconyellowbeast: says no Caroline.

Might be a fan name but try looking up Luxembourg's human name. I got that.
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YellowBeast Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
There is no Caroline, and England definitely does have blonde hair and green eyes.  Just ask her what she's talking about.
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Cat-Eye-MLP Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014
Vietnam? 
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makanime Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
who is Caroline from Hetalia? My friend wants me to draw her a picture of Arthur Kirkland a Caroline together but I have no idea who they are and her descriptions are off she says that Arthur Kirkland has blonde hair and blue eyes but he has blonde hair and green eyes. I'm so confused!!! can you help me answer this question?

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Cat-Eye-MLP Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014
Arthur is England and Caroline is Luxembourg
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Yugana-Kagami Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Luxembourg is a boy....
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Cat-Eye-MLP Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015
I have re looked at it and I see you are right. The article I read  was talking about the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, I apologize for getting it wrong. Thank you for pointing out my mistake.

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Yugana-Kagami Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome, just helping out.:happybounce:  If you really need a fan name for Vietnam I have one!:D (Big Grin) 
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