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April 11th, 2013 09:09 PM #26Senior Member
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I am re- reading Bleak House, which is my favorite Dickens. Since Dickens names EVERYBODY and lots of them with ridiculous names- like Boodle, Coodle, and Noodle. So I am just going to list names of principle characters:
And his daughters: Arethusa, Laura, and Kitty
Sir Leicester Dedlock
Lady Honoria Dedlock
Mr William Guppy
Caddy (nickname for Caroline) Jellyby, her brother Peepy, and her husband Prince Turveydrop
Guster (I think this is a nickname for Augusta?)
Charley (girl) and her younger siblings, Tom and Emma
Tony Jobling aka Mr Weevle
These next three are a soldiers children, each named after his respective birthplace
April 11th, 2013 09:15 PM #28Miriam ~ Helena ~ Estella ~ Beatrice ~ Anastasia ~ Veronica ~ Sarah ~ EstherPaul ~ Wesley ~ Walter ~ Edmund ~ Isaac ~ Abram ~ Gabriel
(Still) trying for baby#1
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April 14th, 2013 12:52 AM #30Senior Member
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I am currently reading Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare.
I am also ready The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Jay (Originally James)
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[COLOR="#66cc33"]Ignatius - Jasper - Hugo - Edmund - Henry - Oliver - Rupert - Felix - Percy - August - Atticus - Amias - Otto - Barnaby - Arthur - Ezra - Hector - Charles[/COLOR]
[COLOR="#cc99cc"]Antigone - Hermione - Harriet - Cordelia - Violet - Persephone - Beatrice/Beatrix - Clementine - Ottilie - Florence - Octavia - Drusilla - Agnes - Ida - Matilda - Xanthe[/COLOR]
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April 14th, 2013 02:45 AM #32
Augustus after reading it and then it seemed it was everywhere! John Green does have great taste in names, very "hipster" which I'm finding I love atm!
Jem and Jessamine.
I think TID and TMI both have great names. I love Tessa, Charlotte, and Jessamine, James "Jem", Magnus, Axel and Wayland.
Also Herondale is nice too.
I'm currently reading A Feast for Crows by George R. R. Martin (the books Game of Thrones is based off of)
House Stark: Eddard, Catelyn, Robb, Sansa, Arya, Bran, Rickon, Jon, Benjen
House Lannister: Tywin, Cersei, Jaime, Tyrion, Joffrey, Myrcella, Tommen, Joanna, Kevan
House Baratheon: Robert, Stannis, Renly, Shireen, Gendry
House Tyrell: Luther, Olenna, Mace, Loras, Willas, Margaery, Elinor, Leona
House Targaryen: Visenya, Alysanne, Aegon, Daeron, Baelor, Daena, Rhaena, Elaena, Rhaenys, Aenys, Jaehaerys, Viserys, Rhaenyra, Daenerys, Aegon, Aemon, Rhaego
So many interesting names! The Targaryens were rather fond of the "ae" spelling it seems.“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.”
-George R.R. Martin
alyssa ϟ twenty-one ϟ usa ϟ name lover
If I ever have a baby, I would name him or her:
Charlotte Matilda |Augustus Henry
Anastasia Louise, Clara Penelope, Amelia Caitlin / Aiden James, Jase Alexander, Renly Isaac
April 14th, 2013 02:57 AM #34
I'm currently reading Daniel Deonda by George Eliot. This is my third attempt at it, but so far I've made it past book one. So far the characters are as such:
Mr. Hanleigh Mancourt
Mrs. Fanny Davenlow
Julius (Julian?) Kessler- I feel bad for not knowing, but I'm pretty sure he's only been called Herr Kessler thus far.
There are plenty of characters in this book, but I"m still in the first hundred pages.-Athena
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