I'm terrible at names

I'm terrible with/at names

I have a very hard time remembering people's names. A: "No, I'm Matt." B: "I'm so sorry, I'm terrible with names."
See also: name, terrible
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

I'm terrible at names.

 and I'm awful at names.
I can't seem to remember anyone's name. (Said as an apology to someone whose name you have forgotten.) I'm terrible at names. Please tell me yours again. Haven't we met already? I'm awful at names.
See also: name, terrible
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
I'm terrible at names. I'll be watching TV and say to my kids, "Oh, I met her the other day," and they'll go mad, saying "What?