This post gathers examples of nominative determinism I run into. Expected to expand with time. (Sources include SSC commentators, Wikipedia, and Facebook groups).
Loving v. Virginia, legalizing interracial marriage.
Teva factory on Trufa Street in Netanya (Hebrew for medicine).
A study on predicting number of sexual partners by a Dr. Beaver.
Dr. Ken Caldeira studies volcanic eruptions.
Usain Bolt, famous fast person.
Philander Rodman had between 29 and 47 kids.
Robin G. Mahfood, President/CEO of Food For The Poor.
The Barbary Pirates, a fleet of barbarian pirates.
1980s-90s NASCAR driver Lake Speed.
Early 20th century judge and judicial scholar Learned Hand.
2000s Cleveland Indians all-star outfielder Grady Sizemore, who stood 6’2″ tall and weighed 205 lbs.
Lord Judge was the head of the judiciary in England and Wales.
The philosopher John Wisdom.
Mark Fishman is a big name in the Zebrafish research community.
William Shockley was an electronics pioneer.
The Lumiere brothers first captured light as motion pictures.
Bernhard Reddemann, firefighter and flamethrower developer.
Bernie Madoff with the money.
Guy Standing, a guy standing.
Dr. Bill Karp, research director for the Northeast Fisheries Science Center.
Representative David Lust opposes bill to ban representatives from sexual contact with their interns.
Gary Oldman is almost sixty.
Hugh Jackman is a Huge Jacked Man.
Noted sexual harasser Bob Packawood.