What Kind of a Name is Dierks Bentley?
You ever wondered how Dierks Bentley got his name?
According to the ever so helpful wikipedia.org:
Frederick Dierks Bentley was born on November 20, 1975 in Phoenix, Arizona...His middle name, Dierks (which he now uses as his first name publicly) is actually his maternal great-grandmother's surname.
And according to cmt.com interview with Dierks:
My family's big into the whole family name stuff, I think. My brother's named Fife, and that's a family name. So we just kind of pass things down. But I can promise you this: There won't be a Dierks Jr., because my name ... it's too difficult. I'm going to name my kid, like, Ed. It's got to be something easier than Dierks, dude.
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