What is Huck Finn's middle name?
Throughout both The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain never mentions a full or middle name for Huck Finn. However, in Chapter 11 of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Huck pretends to be a girl and talks to a woman in town about the recent murder of Huck Finn. The woman from town tells Huck that she thinks that Huck's father committed the murder and that there is a reward for both Pap Finn and Jim, another character in the story. Huck tells the woman her (his) name is Sarah Williams, but later slips up. When the woman from town asks the girl's name again, Huck replies, "Mary Williams." He covers by saying that Mary is her (his) middle name, which she sometimes goes by. This is the only middle name mentioned for Huck Finn, even though it is a fake middle name for the fake Sarah Williams.