Last year, in Name Quotes for the Weekend #31, I mentioned a guy with one of the best aptonyms I know of: Dill Pickle (1924-1986), pickle salesman. Here’s an article about him:
I haven’t been able to figure out what the middle initial “L” stands for, but I can tell you that “Dill” was a hand-me-down from Dill’s father, Curtis Dill Pickle (1899-1970).
Source: “Dill L. Pickle Has Job Selling Them.” Milwaukee Journal 24 Nov. 1949, sec. Green Sheet: 1.