As a follow-up to "How Old is Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer? What age is Rudolph?", we now ask "What were the original names of Santa's 8 reindeer?
- These reindeer retain their original names: Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet and Cupid
- Donner was originally called Dunder
- Blitzen was originally called Blixem
Dunder and Blixem are cool names indeed. And it's Dunder as in Dunder Mifflin, the fictitious company from The Office. Blixem sounds like a website. In fact, there are many Blixem websites. Google's favorite is Blixem.co.za, a video production company in Johannesburg, South Africa.