yeah. my quantum mechanic was saying the other day the interesting thing about names is like eg you get a trans person and they change their name from Stan to Stacy. Then to Claire, then Monique, then Abigail, and his point wasn't that the trans lot are fickle but that once you change the unchangeable it can be hard to find solid ground againThe voice as a more primordial identifier than a name.
Or even the appearance of an object/organism. Electromagnetic waves or certain frequencies being picked up by our photo-receptive wetware and filed away.