One of my favorite songs, performed by Pink, goes, "Don't Let Me Get Me!" I relate to a lot of the emotions expressed in that song, but for the most part, I've always "gotten" who I am. It was everyone else who couldn't "get me," just like they couldn't "get" my name. If you know my name, then you know me.
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(Written in 2002 for English Comp I at North Lake College. Assignment was to write about your name(s). My professor asked if she could keep a copy and use it for future classes as an example of a well-written essay.)