This thread has been so interesting to read, I love how almost everyone has their own logic to their naming madness. Now it's my turn.
I got my first Betta since High School (ugh I feel old) yesterday. I'd been mulling a handful of names, then a betta who didn't jive with any of them caught my eye. I finally settled on naming him Pascal, a name that's common in France, Spain, Germany and surrounding areas. I came by this name through watching Tangled lol (I'm a 30 yrold guy, oye lol) and that's the name of a green/blue chameleon in the movie. Then I researched the name, and this might be me being an ignorant American, but I often equate French and Spanish peope with passion about everything. And this betta is feisty as heck. And thus he is named Pascal.