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July 23rd, 2012 09:17 PM #6Senior Member
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How could I forget these?!
Matilda from the Roald Dahl novel.
Cordelia from Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also my inspiration for my love of Liam).
Rose as a fn from Doctor Who/nn Rosie from We Bought a Zoo.
Lucian from Underworld.
I love this thread because this applies to most of the names I love. I also want to clarify that I wouldn't be naming my children after any of these people/characters, they are just the reason I first heard or fell in love with the names.Girls: Cordelia, Phoebe, Rose
Boys: Lucian, Alexander, Liam
July 23rd, 2012 09:19 PM #8Senior Member
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I have TONS here are some:
Agnes, David - David Copperfield
Arrow Oliver, Kal-El Clark, Bruce Wayne, Damian Nightwing, Robin Grayson, Harley Quinn Ivy, Selena, Arkham, Gotham - DC Comics characters/Places Green Arrow, Superman, Batman, Damian Wayne, Nightwing, Robin, Harley Quinn + Poison Ivy, Selina Kyle, Arkham Asylum, Gotham City
Avery, Fern, Templeton, Charlotte - Charlotte's Web
Chester - after the cat Chester in Bunnicula series
Dorian - Dorian Gray
Hyzenthlay, Hazel, Dandelion, Strawberry, Blackavar, Efrafa - Watership Down
Edmund, Aslan, Narnia, Lucy, Charn, Jadis, Tumnus, Caspian, Hwin, Bree, Aravis, Shasta - Chronicles of Narnia
Damon [unisex] - Damon from Vampire Diaries
Amsterdam - after Gangs of New York character Amsterdam
Bear - after Bear Grylls
Bale - after Christian Bale
Perkins - after Anthony Perkins
Beckham - after David Beckham
Balthazar - after Balthazar Getty
Tobias - after Tobey Maguire
Michael - Michael JacksonCurrent Favorite Names♀ Monet | Monroe | Celsius (MN) | Malachi | Chai | Iowa
♂ Celsius (MN) | Monroe | Andrew
"Cat Mom" to: Tiger Lilly Jane
July 23rd, 2012 09:26 PM #10Member
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July 23rd, 2012 09:27 PM #12
Forrest-from Forrest Gump
Hermione, Luna, Neville, Helena - from Harry Potter series
Cinnamon nn Min - the Gravesavers
Primrose, Finnick, Johanna, Cinna -the Hunger Games series
Magdalena nn Lena and Hana -Delirium series
Tobias- Divergent series
Alec and Isabelle-the Mortal Instruments
Finn and Sam - Glee
Aria and Ezra- Pretty Little Liars
Thalia - the Percy Jackson seriesAn extremely name obsessed teenager . My all-time favourites are .....
Girls: Ella Juliette, Aurora Niamh, Aria Laurel , Evangeline Lilac, Anastasia Primrose, Adeline Louisa, Hermione Clara, Penelope Bohème, Genevieve Alouette , Bridget Rosalie, Vivian Lark, Fiona Miette, Whimsy Isolde
Boys: Gabriel Finnick, Luca Marius , Elias Benjamin, Ezra Miles, Reid Elijah, Peregrine Forrest, Augustus Barnaby, Louis Metias, Montgomery Theodore
July 23rd, 2012 09:33 PM #14
Edmund- my grade 3 teacher read us The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe and that was when I fell in love with Edmund.
Catharine- I did a project on Catharine Parr Traill in grade 12 Canadian history, and that's what solidified my preference with the spelling... though I'm not sure if she counts as a celebrity.
Cedric- Harry Potter, I can't lie.
Ephraim- I first heard this on the WB show Everwood. They spelled it differently, but I love the name!
Evgeni- Evgeni Malkin, hahaha. I don't even like Pittsburgh, but Evgeni is an awesome name.
Ezra- uh, Tayor Hanson's kid made me take note of it.
Gaël- Gael García Bernal
Hortensia- I read a book by Hortense Powdermaker in 4th year and I took note of Hortensia because of it. While combing this Valencian names document I have, Hortènsia came up, and it sparked my interest.
Hyacinth- the character on "Keeping Up Appearances" hahaha
Iker- noticed because of Iker Casillas, kept on the list because I'm in love with the Basque Country.
Leonor- the Infanta of Spain. I don't care about the royal family but I do love this name!
Marius- I read a play in grade 10 French called "Fanny", and Marius really stuck out to me, especially in French. Love it!
Moira- Wendy Moira Angela Darling. Peter Pan is by far my favourite story ever.
Paget- I have a bit of a girl crush on Paget Brewster, lol.
Pastora- there's this flamenco singer named Pastora Pavón (La niña de los peines)
Rafael- Rafael Nadal, not gonna lie.
Romola- I went through a Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights phase a few years ago and the lead actress' name is Romola, I thought it was pretty.
Rosaline- pretty much the only thing I like about Romeo and Juliet.
Viola- I loooove Twelfth Night!
(this is from my long list, haha)Lucia
Eleanora, Iris, Maeve, Sela
Balthazar, Bastian, Caius, Gideon