Read on for 11 especially offbeat name changes and the reasons behind them. Darren QX Bean! In 2006, a California Court of Appeal ruled that since apostrophes and periods had been used in legal names before, Darren Lloyd Bean was allowed to change his name to Darren QX Bean! It’s not clear how or why Lloyd became QX, but we do know the reasoning behind Bean! King Arthur Uther PendragonKing Arthur Uther Pendragon, formerly John Rothwell, believes he’s the reincarnation of King Arthur himself.