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  1. #6
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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

  2. #8
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    Mine:

    I have TONS here are some:

    BOOKS:
    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

    TV SHOWS:
    Damon [unisex] - Damon from Vampire Diaries

    MOVIES:
    Amsterdam - after Gangs of New York character Amsterdam

    ACTORS:
    Bear - after Bear Grylls
    Bale - after Christian Bale
    Perkins - after Anthony Perkins
    Beckham - after David Beckham
    Balthazar - after Balthazar Getty
    Tobias - after Tobey Maguire


    MUSICIANS:
    Michael - Michael Jackson
    Current Favorite Names
    ♀ Monet | Monroe | Celsius (MN) | Malachi | Chai | Iowa
    ♂ Celsius (MN) | Monroe | Andrew

  3. #10
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    Oct 2010
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    Rohan- a city in 'The Lord of the Rings'

  4. #12
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    Feb 2012
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    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 series
    An 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

  5. #14
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    May 2011
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    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.
    Clara- Heidi
    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
    Ariadne, Eleanora, Minerva, Orchid, Sela
    Caius, Everett, Luther, Marius, Mordecai

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