Jane Austen Baby Names

If you're a fan of Jane Austen, you might draw inspiration for baby names from her characters. These classic baby names are perfect for parents who value strength, sophistication, and substance.
  • Anna

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    Anna has become the dominant form of the Ann family, having been firmly in the Top 25 for years and only slipping in the past couple years. Anna offers a touch of the exotic and a bit more style... Read More 

  • Anne

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    The name of the sainted mother of the Virgin Mary was among the top girls' baby names for centuries, in both the original English Ann spelling and the French Anne. Both left the Top 100 around... Read More 

  • Augusta

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    Augusta is a dignified name reminiscent of wealthy great-aunts, but with the fashion for both August and Gus for boys, Augusta could get some fresh energy.

    Augusta was the title of... Read More 

  • Bertram

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    Old Norman name last current in the 1930s, and firmly in our 'so far out it will always be out' category--despite its appearance as a Hogwarts student in Harry Potter. Read More 

  • Caroline

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    Caroline is a perennial classic, in the Top 100 since 1994. It is now up from last year at Number 58, roughly the same position it held in 1885. Caroline is elegant, calling to mind the Kennedy... Read More 

  • Catherine

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    Catherine is one of the oldest and most consistently well-used female names, with endless variations and nicknames. The Catherine form feels more gently old-fashioned and feminine than the more... Read More 

  • Charlotte

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    The name of the young Princess of Cambridge, Charlotte is the latest classic name to join Sophia, Emma, Olivia, and Isabella in a rise toward the top of the list, making Number 10 in the US this... Read More 

  • Clay

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    Clay is a rich, earthy one-syllable name with a southern-inflected handsome-rogue image, featured on soap operas and reality TV, whose numbers have dropped over the past few years, but could make... Read More 

  • Darcy

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    Though Darcy is the ultimate Jane Austen hero name, it is rarely used for boys today. A shame as it's a handsome, roguish kind of appellation that combines elements of French flair, aristocratic... Read More 

  • Edward

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    Unlike perennials William, John and James, Edward is a classic that moves in and out of fashion. This royal Anglo-Saxon standard has benefited in recent years from the popularity of the hot hero... Read More 

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