Whoa. Axl Rose and the lead singer of Blind Melon, Shannon Hoon, are from the same town, Lafayette, Indiana, home of the Purdue Boilermakers. Thank you, wikipedia.
Lafayette, Louisiana, of course, is the hometown of local hero Marc M.
And the Marquis de Lafayette? There is nothing I can say that hasn't already been said.
Number 1 in the running for my child's name, should he or she ever come about? take a guess.