Why do some cultures have such long and hard to pronounce names?

Don't go into some rant that it's not true and cite a few esoteric examples of long American names. Most Anglo names are relatively short. Whereas, most Indian and Muslim names are very long. Chinese names tend to be short and easy to pronounce. There has to be some cultural impetus that creates this. show more Don't go into some rant that it's not true and cite a few esoteric examples of long American names. Most Anglo names are relatively short.

Whereas, most Indian and Muslim names are very long.

Chinese names tend to be short and easy to pronounce.

There has to be some cultural impetus that creates this.
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