Category: baby names from tv
The doctors are in and they have some fabulous names! So let’s explore the great names of famous TV doctors past and present for a healthy dose of name inspiration!
Dr. Jack Shephard was a spinal surgeon on Lost played by Matthew Fox. There are countless notable associations to Jack, from author Jack London to president Jack Kennedy. Jack is currently Number 41 in the U.S, and is mega popular worldwide, ranking in the Top 5 in Australia, England & Wales, Ireland, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, and Scotland.
TV has long been the source of interesting baby names, ranging from the highly unusual to the more usable. And the programs that have debuted during the past few seasons have been no exception. Leaving aside some of the most obvious examples, here are 15 of the best newish TV character names from scripted shows, both scheduled and streaming, heroes and villains.
By Abby Sandel
Supernatural has been a small screen sensation. It’s currently in its eleventh season, a mark many series never reach.
When the series opens, brothers Sam and Dean Winchester are estranged. Sam is living a normal life, applying to law school. Meanwhile Dean has gone into the family business: demon hunting. Their dad goes missing, and the brothers reunite to follow the clues he left behind.
There have been plenty of character names over the eleven seasons. Some for the good guys; others for villains, and plenty for those who meet the brothers as they face off against things that go bump in the night.
As a writer and teacher, I experience summer very differently than the rest of the year. My time becomes much less structured, and I am able to spend more time at home with my son. Lately, while we watch various children’s television shows together, I’ve started to notice that some of the programs have characters with names that wouldn’t be out of place in twenty-first century naming considerations. Here are three shows that have some interesting options, from the classics to the more daring: