Some fun names for skeletons include Bonehead, Jack Skellington, Napoleon Bone-apart and Sherlock Bones. Jack Skellington comes from the 1993 movie "The Nightmare Before Christmas," while the other three names come from simple skeleton jokes.
"Corpse Bride" is another movie that includes skeletons with fun names, such as Bonejangles and Elder Gutknecht. Furthermore, the TV show "SpongeBob SquarePants" has an episode featuring a skeleton with an interesting name: Smitty Werbenjagermanjensen.
Since the Medieval era, people have used animated skeletons as personifications of death. Although most of the animated skeletons depicted in art, literature and film have human forms, some have the forms of animals or creatures from other worlds.