HEY ARNOLD! FANFICTION FACTBOX

Version 3

(All the values are revised. Additions are marked by plus-sign (+))

Hey Arnold! Activity on FanFictionNet

Year — Stories — Chapters — Words
2000 — 104 — 359 — 713 491 (magnified to one year value)
2001 — 295 — 764 — 1 208 897
2002 — 465 — 1545 — 2 586 860
2003 — 342 — 1373 — 2 317 219
2004 — 236 — 961 — 1 771 043
2005 — 198 — 762 — 1 585 179
2006 — 146 — 590 — 1 303 553 (forecast)
2007 — 106 — 456 — 1 091 541 (forecast) (+)

To gain the further information were analyzed 4059 files (ca. 82 MB) of more than 700 fanfics.

Characters Popularity List

(By how many times were mentioned in the fanfics;
compound from different spellings)

Rank (Times mentioned) Name
• 1 (106 493) Helga Pataki (Including 607 "Cecile", and 45 "Madam Fortress Mommy")
• 2 (100 652) Arnold (Including 3442 "Football Head", 875 "Arnoldo", and 211 "Hair Boy")
• 3 (28 011) Phoebe Heyerdahl (Including 1259 "Pheebs")
• 4 (26 583) Gerald Johansen (Including 379 "Geraldo" and 174 "Tall Hair Boy")
• 5 (13 590) Lila Sawyer (Including 155 "Miss Perfect")
• 6 (10 127) Rhonda Wellington Lloyd (Including 320 "The Princess")
• 7 (6203) Olga Pataki (Half the times it's Helga yelled by her father at)
• 8 (4714) Big Bob Pataki
• 9 (4906) Sid (Sidney)
• 10 (3745) Harold Berman (Including 57 "Pink Boy")
• 11 (3503) Curly, Thaddeus Gammelthorpe
• 12 (3591) Brainy
• 13 (3517) Stinky Petterson
• 14 (3395) Phil, Arnold's Grandpa
• 15 (3083) Mr. Simmons, Robert
• 16 (3038) Miriam Pataki
• 17 (2968) Nadine
• 18 (2106) Eugene Horowitz
• 19 (1517) Gertie aka Pookie, Arnold's Grandma
• 20 (1336) Robert (There are three Roberts: Big Bob, Mr. Simmons, and one of Arnold's classmates (I've never seen him speaking anything))
• 21 (1275) Dr. Bliss
• 22 (1202) Sheena
• 23 (918) Arnie (Excluding when it's Arnold mentioned)
• 24 (869) Mr. Wartz
• 25 (794) Ruth McDougal
• 26 (760) Big Patty Smith
• 27 (742) Stella, Arnold's mother
• 28 (565) Oskar Kokoshka
• 29 (563) Wolfgang
• 30 (394) Hilda
• 31 (382) Gloria
• 32 (376) Miles, Arnold's father
• 33 (370) Rex Smythe-Higgins (both I and III)
• 34 (363) Ernie Potts
• 35 (356) Bridget
• 36 (325) Lorenzo
• 37 (293) Mr. Hyunh
• 38 (265) Suzie Kokoshka
• 39 (255) Big Gino
• 40 (253) Abner
• 41 (236) Timberly Johansen
• 42 (227) Eduardo
• 43 (217) Ludwig
• 44 (211) La Sombra
• 45 (178) Jamie O Johansen
• 46 (158) Monkeyman (+)
• 47 (142) Dino Spumoni
• 48 (142) Wittenberg (Jack or his wife Tish)
• 49 (137) Peapod Kid
• 50 (136) Park
• 51 (117) Mr. Green, Marty
• 52 (116) Earl, Sheena's uncle
• 53 (106) Connie (Excluding BLFBH's Connie from "Explanations")
• 54 (87) Jolly Olly Man, Willie
• 55 (75) Torvald
• 56 (73) Mitzi, Phil's twin-sister
• 57 (62) Vick and Morrie, (both) (+)
• 58 (59) Harvey, the mailman
• 59 (58) Joey
• 60 (56) Pudney, officer (+)
• 61 (52) Madame Blanche (+)
• 62 (52) Mr. Packenham, the fifth grade teacher (+)
• 63 (48) Edmund
• 64 (48) Lola, Mr. Potts's girlfriend
• 65 (48) Murray, the bus driver from the movie
• 66 (47) Lulu
• 67 (44) Dr. Steiglitz, Murray (+)
• 68 (43) Reba Heyerdayl (+)
• 69 (32) Nocturnal Ned, radio DJ (+)
• 70 (27) Dixie, Mayor
• 71 (24) Maria (When it's Connie's friend)
• 72 (23) Kyo Heyerdahl (+)
• 73 (23) Miss Slovak
• 74 (21) Mr. Leichliter, Critic (+)
• 75 (19) Mickey Kaline, Baseball player
• 76 (18) Jacques, the waiter at Chez Paris (+)
• 77 (13) Jimmy Kafka, Grandpa's old friend
• 78 (11) Katrinka
• 79 (9) Mona, Murray's girlfriend
• 80 (8) Johnny Stitches, fashion designer
• 81 (8) Nick Vermicelli, Big Bob's business partner (+)
• 82 (5) Sammy Redman, the owner of Dinoland (+)

Different Spelling of the Proper Names

Phoebe, Pheebs and so on:
Phoebe (90 pct), Pheebs (4 pct), Pheobe (3 pct);
also: Feeb, Feebee, Feebes, Feebie, Feebs (+), Pheb (+), Phebe, Phebees, Phebes, Pheboe, Phebs, Pheeb, Pheebe, Pheebee, Pheebes, Pheebsie, Pheeps (+), Pheobes, Pheobie, Pheobs, Pheoeb, Pheoebe, Phobe, Phobee, Phobey, Phobs (+), Phoeb, Phoeba, Phoebes, Phoebs, Phoeeb — 34 variants

Criminy:
Criminey (37 pct), Crimeny (27 pct), Criminy (17 pct), Crimany (6 pct), Crimney (4 pct), Crimity (2 pct), Crimeney (2 pct);
also: Chrimany, Chrimeny, Crimanty, Crimedy, Crimen (+), Crimenies, Crimenity, Crimety, Crimey, Criminety, Crimitey, Crimmany (+), Crimmeny, Crimminy, Crimmity, Crinimey, Kriminny, Krimminy — 25 variants

For those who didn't get it: Criminy is a euphemism for Christ and is related to words like criminal. That's why I prefer spelling criminy.

Kokoshka:
Kokoshka (63 pct), Kokashka (9 pct), Kakoshka (5 pct), Kokoshku (5 pct), Kakashka (2 pct, see the note below), Kohoshka (2 pct), Kokasha (2 pct), Kokshka (2 pct);
also: Kacashka, Kahkashka, Kakasha, Kekaushka, Kokhoshka, Kokochka (+), Kokoschka (+), Kokoscka (+), Kokoshcka (+), Kokoska, Kykosaka, Picoshca — 20 variants

Note: In Russian language kakashka is a childish word that means "little piece of…" uh, I'm G-rated here… You got my point.

Oskar Kokoshka is a real Austrian painter. (Information submitted by krossfire. See his review for more details.)

Hyunh:
Hyunh (58 pct), Hyunn (21 pct), Hynuh (4 pct), Huynh (4 pct), Hynnh (3 pct), Hyun (2 pct);
also: Huyn, Huyne, Hynh, Hynn, Hyuen (+), Hyuh, Hyuhh, Hyuhn, Hyune, Hyunhe, Hyunnh, Hyuuh, Hywen, Hywn, Whins, Whyn, Whyne, Whynh, Whynn, Wyne, Wynh — 26 variants

The spelling accepted in the show is Hyunh, but correct Vietnamese spelling is Huynh. That's a common Vietnamese last name, with several meanings. (Information submitted by Grignard)

Berman:
Berman (88 pct), Burman (7 pct), Behrman (5 pct) — just three variants

Heyerdahl:
Heyerdahl (52 pct), Hyerdahl (26 pct), Heyerdale (4 pct), Heyerdohl (3 pct), Hyerdal (3 pct), Hyerdaul (2 pct), Heyerdhal (2 pct), Hyerdhal (2 pct) (+);
also: Heydrenal (+), Heyerald, Heyerdahal, Heyerdail, Heyerdal (+), Heyerdaul, Heyrrdahl, Hiyerdahl, Hiyerdol, Hyderdahl, Hyerdale, Hyerdhal, Hyerdhaul, Hyerdohl, Hyerdol, Hyerduhl, Hyerendahl, Hyrdaul — 26 variants

And what about Higher Doll?

Heyerdahl is a Norwegian last name. A famous treveler Tor Heyerdahl bears it.

Miriam:
Miriam (93 pct), Mirium (3 pct), Maraim (2 pct) (+);
also: Maraim, Marian, Mariem, Marium, Meriam, Meriaum, Merriam, Miraim, Miram (+), Mirian, Mirriam — 14 variants

Arnold's Last Names (+)

Arnold BartlettThe Photograph, by Jarel Kortan
Arnold CraigRhondagenesis II, by Kryten
Arnold DarlingtonHitch Hikers Guide To The...Hey Arnold, by Lady Pandora
Arnold DennisonEight Hours Away, by Serap-89
Arnold DumbrowskiSecrets and Confessions, by Sweet67qt
Arnold FinniganWhere We're From, by Arnoldnhelga4eva
Arnold GeorgeSecret Agent Helga, by bookworym
Arnold GreenClue: Murder At Body Mansion, by Professor Rose Thorn
Arnold GreeneLost Island, by iluvrocknroll and Hillwood Medical, by Arnold Summers (two times!)
Arnold HarganLoving You, by PinayBrat
Arnold HobartMy SoCalled Boyfriend, by Keri Anna
Arnold JamesBefore Woman, by Poison Ivory
Arnold James Mackintosh QwilleranHe's Gone and The Secret, by Cybra
Arnold LinshawYears Later, by S.L.Cipher
Arnold McIssacsStar Struck, by Mouse9
Arnold Miles TillerThrough the Compact Disc, by BLFBH
Arnold ParkerLove is Always There, by CmarieL
Arnold Patrick MelbonyJungle Fever, by N.U.T.S
Arnold Schwartz... (unfinished, but hinted at Schwarzenegger) — Hey Arnold! The Movie 2: Return to San Lorenzo, by Unsure-Dreamer-87
Arnold ShortInstant Gratification, by Lord Malachite and hey helga ch 2 miss popularity, by BellaMay76 (two times!)
Arnold SkywalkerHey Arnold! Episode I: Big Bob Strikes Back!, by DarthRoden
Arnold StewartOrchids in Winter, by PopStarOE
Arnold TopsonBeauty and the Beast, by blacknotebook
Arnold William LoveThe Patakis, by RenaeAurora

— I have found 24 variants.

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