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    Literary names

    What are your favorite lit. names? We are looking for some related to American literature specifically. Our daughter is Allegra, taken from "The Children's Hour" by Longfellow...it would be really special to have a name that has a subtle connection to her name. TIA!

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    Florence, Edith, Doris, Alice, Elsie, Lillian, Violet, Mabel, Ada, Evelyn
    Eva, Edna, Minnie, Martha, Amelia, Phoebe, Sylvia, Hazel, Agatha, Beatrice


    Matthew, Ernest, Louis, Christopher, Andrew, Albert, George, Joshua, James, Harry
    Freddie, Henry, Adam, Teddy, Daniel, Percy, Mark, Walter, Stanley, Liam


    when you've been fighting for it all your life, you've been struggling every day and night,
    it's how a superhero learns to fly

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    That's a great list! Thank you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by iheartm View Post
    That's a great list! Thank you!
    No problem! Good luck! :-) If you need more ideas, I'm sure I can find some more!

    Florence, Edith, Doris, Alice, Elsie, Lillian, Violet, Mabel, Ada, Evelyn
    Eva, Edna, Minnie, Martha, Amelia, Phoebe, Sylvia, Hazel, Agatha, Beatrice


    Matthew, Ernest, Louis, Christopher, Andrew, Albert, George, Joshua, James, Harry
    Freddie, Henry, Adam, Teddy, Daniel, Percy, Mark, Walter, Stanley, Liam


    when you've been fighting for it all your life, you've been struggling every day and night,
    it's how a superhero learns to fly

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    Perdita - The Winter's Tale
    Dulcinea - Don Quixote (I think this would be really pretty with Allegra)
    Lucasta - Lovelace's collection of poems
    Nydia - The Last Days of Pompeii
    Cecily - The Importance of Being Earnest
    Briony - Atonement
    Esme - For Esme - With Love and Squalor
    Una - The Faerie Queene
    Estella - Great Expectations
    Cosette, Eponine, Fantine - Les Miserables

    Adele, Margot, Elsa & Henry, Felix, Oscar

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