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July 24th, 2012 02:15 PM #11
Lucinda - The kooky great aunt from the Spiderwick Chronicles.
Sean - Actress Sean Young.
Vera - Actress Vera Farmiga.
Helena - Actress Helena Bonham-Carter.
Minerva, Hermione, Narcissa, Bellatrix, Fleur - Harry Potter.
Thelma - The adorable ghost from the tv show Hex.
Rosamund - Actress Rosamund Pike.
Estelle - The singer Estelle.
Juno - Actress Juno Temple.
Briony - Girl from Atonement.
Arwen, Galadriel, Éowyn - The Lord of the Rings.
Ravenna - Snow White and the Huntsman.
Hypatia - Agora.
Edna - The poet Edna St. Vincent Millay.
Prudence - Across the Universe and the song "Dear Prudence".
Buttercup - The Princess Bride.
Lucius, Draco, Neville, Albus - Harry Potter.
Aloysius - The bear from Brideshead Revisited.
Sebastian - Actor Sebastian Stan.
Kraven, Andreas - Underworld and Underworld: Evolution.
Jude Across the Universe and the song "Hey Jude".
Deacon, Frost - Blade.
Rudolph - Actor Rudolph Valentino.
Laurence, Laurie - Little Women.
Emile - Actor Emile Hirsch.
Westley, Inigo - The Princess Bride.
Adele, Margot, Elsa & Henry, Felix, Oscar
July 24th, 2012 11:00 PM #13Senior Member
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I also have a lot. Huge book nerd, but most of them come from different TV shows and movies:
Andrew - Inspired by the character from Touched By An Angel, which I used to watch all the time when I was younger. (The actor also recently passed away, so it's even more special now)
Brandon - Always been a big 90210 fan
Brighton - Character on the show "Everwood"
Dean - Character from the show "Supernatural"
Declan - I think I may have heard this on the show "Degrassi", but it could have been somewhere else as well.
Dylan - 90210 connection again.
Elliot - Character from the show "Leverage"
Emmett - I will admit that I heard it on Twilight, even thought I'm not a big fan. I do love the name.
Ephram - Also from the show "Everwood"
Finn - Character from the show "Glee"
Garrett - The name of my favorite actor, Garrett Hedlund.
Ian - But it has to be pronounced "Eye-An", like the actor Ian Ziering. I always loved how he pronounced his name, and I don't like it any other way.
Kellan - The actor who plays Emmett in Twilight, Kellan Lutz.
Kieran - The name of actress Julianna Margulies' son.
Landon - Character from the book "A Walk to Remember"
Lincoln - Character from the show "Fringe"
Luca - It's actually the name of Jennie Garth's daughter, but I like it better on a boy.
Mekhi - After actor Mekhi Phifer.
Paxton - One of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's kids.
Roman - Actor Erik Palladino's son.
Spencer - The last name of Eliot on the show "Leverage"
Theodore - The name of Bryce Dallas Howard and Seth Gabel's son./Also Ali Larter's son
West - Actor Misha Collins' son
Arianne - I believe there was a contestant on "The Amazing Race" with this name
Arwen - From "Lord of the Rings"
Auden - Actor Noah Wyle's daughter
Aurelia - Character from the movie "Love Actually"
Coraline - Obviously from the book/movie of the same name
Danneel - Actress Danneel Ackles
Easton - Actress Elisabeth Rohm's daughter
Elin - The name of Tiger Woods' ex-wife, Elin Nordegren
Ella - Partially from the book "Ella Enchanted" which I loved as a child.
Eowyn - From "Lord of the Rings"
Genevieve - Actress Genevieve Padalecki
Isla - Actress Isla Fisher
Isolde - From "Tristan and Isolde"
Jovie - Character from the movie "Elf"
Kahlen - A contestant on "America's Next Top Model"
Katarzyna - Also an ANTM contestant
Mischa - Actress Mischa Barton
Mila - Actress Mila Kunis
Priya - A character from "The Big Bang Theory"
Ramona - Partially from the children's books by Beverly Cleary, and also the name of actress Maggie Gyllenhaal's daughter
Tais - First heard it as a character's name from the show "Ghost Whisperer"
I swear it sounds like I watch way more TV than I actually do.Top 10 Girls -- Ella ~ Haven ~ Jovie ~ Natalie ~ Lucia ~ Aubrey ~ Willa ~ Tais ~ Auden ~ Hannahi
Top 10 Boys -- Oliver ~ Micah ~ Levi ~ Elliot ~ Wyatt ~ Roman ~ West ~ Jude ~ Elijah ~ Jackson
October 19th, 2012 11:01 PM #15
While these weren't where I first heard the names by any means, it did make me warm up to the names more because of the characters.
Lucy - From I Love Lucy
Samantha - From Bewitched and Stargate SG-1
Dexter - From the book series and TV show Dexter.
Lila - From Dexter
Temperance - From Bones
Seeley- From Bones
Angela - From Bones
Cordelia - Angel [and Buffy as well, but I liked the character better in Angel]
Elliot - From Law & Order SVU
Walter - From Breaking Bad and Fringe
Audrey - From Haven
Hassie - From The Real McCoy's
Scarlett - From Gone With The Wind
Claire - From Six Feet Under
Nathaniel - From Six Feet Under
Jadzia - From Star Trek DS9
Kira - From Star Trek DS9
Oswin - From Dr. Who
Rose -From Dr. Who
Amelia -From Dr. Who
Rory - From Dr. Who
Russell - From True Blood
Alcide - From True Blood
Godric - From True Blood
Spencer - From Criminal Minds
Kimber - From Nip/Tuck
Isabeau - From Lost Girl
Snow - From Once Upon a Time
Dean - From Supernatural
Castiel - From Supernatural
Daryl - From The Walking Dead
Hershel - From The Walking Dead
Myka - From Warehouse 13
Helena - From Warehouse 13
Liesel - From Ring [sci-fi novel]
Alia - From Transcendent [sci-fi novel]
Siri - From Blindsight [sci-fi novel]
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May 5th, 2013 10:35 PM #17Member
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May 6th, 2013 12:37 AM #19
That happened to me with Conrad as it's the last name of a musician I like, it definitely helped me see it in a cooler setting.Favorites~
Boys: Nash, Liam, Conrad, Finn, Kit
Girls: Layla, Kasia, Ada, Clara, Tessa