You might have never thought about it, but there are two ways to get in the 15 best house names in the world: intentionally and unintentionally. Of course, in this case, I’m using “best” as a euphemism for “most ridiculous and bizarre”, and believe me, people can get VERY creative when it comes to naming their houses. You never know what people can come up with, so keep reading and have a laugh!
The most popular method for naming houses is to use a pun, some of them are tired and spent, but others reflect a great deal of originality. Although most seem to refer to the house itself and its surroundings, to me the most interesting thing is what they tell us about the owner/s.
When it comes to beach or frat houses, puns can almost always be expected to involve either “the sea”, “booze”, or “beeches” (which is a horrible word, and also the name of a plant; go read a book). Some even cover all three at the same time. I must admit that most beach house names are not very creative (I swear if I read any more beach house names involving the word “Sea” I will voluntarily walk into the ocean and drown), BUT a few have turned out to be notoriously on point. Frat houses also have their quote of creativeness, and although the vast majority of the puns are pretty obvious, there are a bunch of exceptions that help me keep the faith in our youth.
Private house owners seem to like puns as well. However, this differs from the previous examples in that the owner can name it whatever he or she pleases without the need to agree with anyone, so the world of possibilities is endless. Although some look like they could be directly pocketed from our 43 Good Names for International Investment Companies, others show a true commitment to the cause, and a few are just accidentally weird. I bet by now you’re dying to know what these names are, so let’s take a look!