Re: Aliens with one name vs. aliens with two names
Robert D. Robot wrote:
Leila Kolomi: You never told me if you had another name, Mr Spock?
Spock: You couldn't pronounce it.
What if that other name isn't the family name, but a more formal version of the given name? "Spock" could be a shortened version of his name, or diminutive, like "Jim".
Dr. Howard, Dr. Fine, Dr. Howard: For Duty and Humanity!
--Men in Black, 1934.