Why do entity data tables not contain strings?

I can create a networked variable for an entity, bool, vector, int, float, or an angle but I can not for a string? I want to create a networked variable for an entity that contains its name, so players that own the entity can change the name of it for other players to see.

Data Tables:

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Sure you can? You’re reading the old wiki.

http://puu.sh/2e2vW

Oh sorry, thanks.