What are some character names you loved from readings?

Anyone got some names you just fell in love with or seem to stick with you after reading a book?

My list: [name]Gatsby[/name], [name]Jasper[/name], [name]Indigo[/name], [name]Dash[/name], [name]Phoenix[/name]…name a few

Great idea for a topic!

My favs:

[name]Cosette[/name] - may be naming my daughter this soon!
[name]Charles[/name] [name]Wallace[/name] - have been wanting to name a son this, but DH says no :frowning:
[name]Anastasia[/name] - a’la little Miss Krumpnik
[name]Aravis[/name] - a little to out there


[name]Les[/name] Miserables-
[name]Amaryllis[/name], I love the name [name]Cosette[/name] as well!

Pride and Prejudice-

[name]Jane[/name] Eyre-

[name]Estella[/name] - Great Expectations
[name]Holden[/name] - Catcher in the [name]Rye[/name]
[name]Arabella[/name] - Atonement
[name]Cecily[/name] - The Importance of Being [name]Earnest[/name]

All I can think of right now…

[name]Atticus[/name] and [name]Scout[/name] from TKAM :slight_smile:

  • [name]Charlie[/name]

[name]Georgiana[/name] - Pride and Prejudice
[name]Beatrice[/name] - Much [name]Ado[/name] About Nothing
[name]Ezekiel[/name] - Devil in a [name]Blue[/name] Dress
[name]Shirley[/name] - [name]Anne[/name] of [name]Green[/name] Gables
[name]Atticus[/name] - To Kill a Mockingbird
[name]Agatha[/name] - From my love of reading [name]Agatha[/name] [name]Christie[/name] mysteries.
[name]Annabelle[/name] - [name]Annabelle[/name] [name]Lee[/name] by [name]Poe[/name]. Since we read it in [name]Jr[/name]. High, I couldn’t forget it.


Mostly all from [name]Harry[/name] [name]Potter[/name], minus the villains. I especially love the trio’s names ([name]Harry[/name], [name]Ron[/name], & [name]Hermione[/name]), the Weasleys, Albus, [name]Sirius[/name], [name]Remus[/name],(Nymphadora) Tonks, Alastor, [name]Kingsley[/name], [name]Luna[/name]…etc!

[name]Edward[/name], [name]Esme[/name], [name]Rosalie[/name], [name]Emmett[/name], [name]Alice[/name] & [name]Jasper[/name] from Twilight

[name]Lucy[/name] from [name]Narnia[/name]

[name]Atticus[/name] & [name]Scout[/name] from TKAM

[name]Juliet[/name] & [name]Ophelia[/name], to name my tops, from [name]Shakespeare[/name]

    • that’s all I can think of off the top of my head!

I love the name [name]Holden[/name]


[name]Lucie[/name] - A Tale of Two Cities
[name]Therese[/name] - A Tale of Two Cities (This is the villain’s name, actually.)
[name]Arwen[/name] - The [name]Lord[/name] of the Rings
[name]Mercy[/name] - The Witch of Blackbird Pond
[name]Nathaniel[/name] - The Witch of Blackbird Pond

[name]Arwen[/name] from [name]Lord[/name] of the Rings (though I wouldn’t use it on my child)

[name]Harry[/name], [name]Hermione[/name], [name]Ron[/name], Ginerva, [name]Lavender[/name], [name]Oliver[/name], [name]Angelina[/name], [name]Alicia[/name]…the list from [name]Harry[/name] [name]Potter[/name] is long…

[name]Darcy[/name], [name]Jane[/name] and [name]Lydia[/name] from Pride and Prejudice

[name]Lucy[/name] and [name]Peter[/name] from [name]Narnia[/name].

[name]Edward[/name], [name]Bella[/name], [name]Alice[/name], [name]Esme[/name], [name]Rosalie[/name], [name]Emmett[/name], [name]Jasper[/name] from Twilight

i love jack becoz of the artful dodger. iv decided i mite use ‘dodger’ as a name i love the dodger so much!

also i read a book called ‘yankee girl’ and the charater ‘[name]Jeb[/name]’ i just fell in love with! so [name]JEB[/name] is now my fave boy name

[name]Persephone[/name] (per seph o nee). i was readin a book called naughts and crosses and tahst where i saw the name. i didnt like it coz i thought it was ‘perse-fone’ i thought horrible. wen i learned the proper pronousiation i loved it!

Oh lordy lord… The only thing that kept me interested in most of the English books I’ve had to read were the names.

Some of my list:
[name]Holden[/name] - I love Catcher in the [name]Rye[/name], and the name is wonderful
[name]Phoebe[/name] - see above
[name]Daisy[/name] - I hated the Great [name]Gatsby[/name], but I loved the name [name]Daisy[/name] after it
[name]Phaedra[/name] - we’ve been reading a lot of Greek mythology lately…
[name]Paris[/name] - I actually like this for a boy
[name]Simon[/name] - hated [name]Lord[/name] of the Flies, loved the name after reading it
[name]Jack[/name] - love, love, love this name. [name]Love[/name] it. Hated [name]Lord[/name] of the Flies though haha

I can’t remember all of them, we’ve read so many books, but this is a good list.

[name]Briony[/name] from Atonement

Aaronia - the dain curse ([name]LOVE[/name] but would never use)
Moiraine - wheel of time series
[name]Calliope[/name] - greek mythology… don’t know if it counts.
[name]Daphne[/name] - again with greek mythology

[name]Dorian[/name] - the picture of dorian gray
[name]Heath[/name] - as in [name]Heathcliff[/name] from wuthering heights
[name]Rand[/name] - wheel of time series
[name]Perrin[/name] - wheel of time series

[name]Ginevra[/name], [name]George[/name], [name]Remus[/name]-- [name]Harry[/name] [name]Potter[/name]

[name]Saffron[/name], [name]Indigo[/name]-- Casson Family books

[name]Marianne[/name]-- Sense and Sensibility

[name]Jasper[/name], [name]Esme[/name], [name]Alice[/name]-- Twilight (hate the books though!!)

[name]Phaedra[/name], [name]Andromeda[/name], [name]Athena[/name], [name]Althea[/name]-- Greek mythology

I have tons more that I can’t remember!

Ooo…shame on me for forgetting [name]Atticus[/name], [name]Scout[/name] and [name]Jem[/name] from TKAM. Those are wonderful!

[name]Gemma[/name] (A Great and Terrible Beauty)
[name]Pippa[/name] (see above)
[name]Quinlan[/name] (some [name]Julie[/name] Garwood book whose title escapes me)
[name]Crispin[/name] (see above)
[name]Remember[/name] ([name]Remember[/name] Me)
[name]Holden[/name] (Catcher in the [name]Rye[/name])
[name]Louisa[/name] ([name]Little[/name] Women)
[name]Scarlett[/name], [name]Melanie[/name], [name]Eugenie[/name] (Gone with the Wind)
[name]Laura[/name], [name]Grace[/name] ([name]Little[/name] House on the [name]Prairie[/name])
[name]Cordelia[/name], [name]Persis[/name], [name]JAmes[/name], [name]Matthew[/name], [name]Diana[/name], [name]Blythe[/name], [name]Dora[/name] ([name]Anne[/name] of [name]Green[/name] Gables)
[name]Cordelia[/name], [name]Juliet[/name], [name]Ophelia[/name], [name]Desdemona[/name], [name]Portia[/name], [name]Rosalind[/name], [name]Celia[/name], [name]Arden[/name], [name]Malcolm[/name], [name]Romeo[/name], [name]Olivia[/name], [name]Sebastian[/name] ([name]Shakespeare[/name])

Those are all I can think of off the top of my head!