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Thread: Of Knights, Ladies and Heroines
April 30th, 2013 12:12 AM #16
Perhaps you might like a few of these:
I love this style btw! Tried my best to not repeat, a lot of my favorites have already been mentioned.
April 30th, 2013 02:52 AM #18
Oh hey there, entire female cast of Merlin except for Gwen. And entire female cast of Camelot except for Igraine. I love this thread already. I'm procrastinating writing my paper about Sir Gawain and the Green Knight right now, so the timing couldn't be more perfect.
More inspiration: http://images.betterworldbooks.com/0...0440412915.jpg
This was my absolute favorite book when I was little, mostly because I have a similar name and liked to think I looked like Guinevere (we do have similar coloring!) The illustrations are truly spectacular--there was one picture in particular of Guinevere looking at her reflection in a polished table that I used to stare at for hours on end. And I also really liked that Guinevere ran around in the woods dressed like a huntress and encountered shapeshifters and fought terrifying beasts.
But anyway. Names. Most of my favorites have already been suggested, but:
Now that Rosamund and Rosalind have been covered, how about Rosaline?
For Occitan names with a similar vibe, I recommend reading Kate Mosse's book Labyrinth. The story is only so-so, but the names are fantastic.
Last edited by geeknamezyo; April 30th, 2013 at 02:57 AM.Gwen
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April 30th, 2013 04:03 AM #20
I love this thread! I'm a fan of medieval setting and names..
From your list, I like:
Luned --> Prefer Lunette.
Eowyn --> My first thought.
twenty-something name nerd. infj
Seraphina Juliette Audrey. Evangeline Laetitia Odette. Catalina Ariadne Helen. Valentina Bellatrix Yvaine
Violetta Catherine Lenore. Isabelle Faustina Clare. Rosalind Anna Belphoebe. Guinevere Cassia Ottilie
Vanessa Rose Aphrodite. Helena Edelweiss. Talitha Caroline. Aurelia Madelief
Peregrine Lysander James. Gavriel Alexander Callum. James Luca Auberon. Edmund Frederic Altair
Perseus Arthur Flynn. Cassius Jason Alaric. Damien Alexei Orion
April 30th, 2013 06:29 AM #22~Boys~
★ August Eli Benedict ★ Bram ★ Casimir Mordecai ★ Edmond John Meirion ★ Gillon ★
★ Jory Leander ★ Julian Charles ★ Macsen ★ Magnus ★ Vasiliy ★
★ Aira Rose ★ Arietta ★ Clover ★ Delphina ★ Eleni ★ Fiorella ★ Hester Isobel ★
★ Iris ★ Lilah ★ Merit ★ Sylvia ★
Sorry to anyone who read TSI. First draft was terrible. Second drafting now.
April 30th, 2013 08:14 AM #24Senior Member
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I love those faerie books as well. Gorgeous! Rosenik is beautiful, Kala! Cygnus, I implore you to share awesome names you come across...
Liviajoan, I am not saying all the names are usable. Just collecting! Tamar is gorgeous and fits perfectly. Aurelia, Winnifreya and Bernadette fits too. Philomena and Fiammetta are crossing the border over to frills in my head, but beautiful names (and on my list for future babies).
Elizabethrose, Alys, Arden, Freyja, Gwendolen, Gwyneira, Gwyneth, Everild, Matilda, Millicent, Selene, Thalia, Tinuviel, Veronica all fit in nicely. I'm trying to exclude frilly names (so lots of beautiful names have been mentioned, but I'm not adding them because they're too sweet and princesslike ). Thank you!
Geekie, Igraine is there, you need to have a better look I love Gawain and the Green Knight, by the way, if I ever have a boy, I'm 95% certain he'll be a Gawain. Rosaline is crossing the frilly-border for me. I do love Aira, Eira and Enmyria. The Kate Mosse books do have some good names... Dearest already suggested the enchanting Rixende! Thanks, sweetie.
c@29, ooh love Eowyn, Forestyne, Eadwyn, Amoret (I forgot to put this on myself, so thanks!), Ravenna, Clemence and Thora! Thank you!
Will add to the list later today.My darling Marian Illyria Aphrodite, March 2013 & Little Bunny (a girl!) due 9th of February 2014