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  1. #16
    im expanding to include old books, some are my favorites and should be classics lol

    Blanche -Streetcar Named Desire
    Lucy, Susan - Chronicles of Narnia
    March - Little Women (is gaining popularity)
    Phoebe - Arundel
    Kit/Katherine Tyler - The Witch of Blackbird Pond
    Cathy, Isabella - Wuthering Heights
    Astria - The Mermaids Daughter
    Faline - Bambi
    Scout - To Kill A Mockingbird
    Becky - Tom Sawyer
    Mercedes, Haydee, Valentine, Renee, Hermine - Count of Monte Cristo
    Pearl - Scarlet Letter
    Wilhelmina/Mina - Dracula
    Arwen, Rosie Cotton, Eowyn, Galadriel - Lord of the Rings
    Fantine, Cosette, Éponine - Les Misérables
    Shirley, Muriel, Josie, Minnie, Diana - Anne of Green Gables
    Titania, Hermia, Hippolyta, Helena - A Midsummer Nights Dream
    Milady de Winter, Kitty, Queen Anne - The Three Musketeers
    Christine, Meg - Phantom of the Opera
    Annabel Lee - Edgar Allen Poe poem that totally should be included

  2. #18
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    I don't know why I don't think of taking names from my favorite books more often! Love this thread.

  3. #20
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    I'm really loving Emma right now, since I'm reading Emma by Jane Austen. I also really like:
    Cosette- Les Miserables
    Eliza- Pygmalion (or My Fair Lady)
    Jane- Jane Eyre
    Liesel- The Book Thief
    Louisa- Jane Eyre (she was a minor character I believe, though I may be mixing my books up)
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  4. #22
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    Lots of great names! Here are some favourites of mine:
    Dorothea and Celia (Middlemarch)
    Jane, Elizabeth, Georgiana, and Charlotte (Pride and Prejudice
    Louisa and Henrietta (Persuasion)
    Francie (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn)

    A lot of the great Anne of Green Gables names have been mentioned. A few that I like are Marilla, Persis, Priscilla, Stella, Ruby, Josephine, Minnie May, and Diana.
    Miriam ~ Helena ~ Estella ~ Beatrice ~ Anastasia ~ Alice ~ Veronica ~ Sarah
    Paul ~ Wesley ~ Walter ~ Edmund ~ Isaac ~ Abram ~ Gabriel

    (Still) trying for baby#1
    Avatar: Nathan Altman, Portrait of Anna Akhmatova

  5. #24
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    One of mine is from the play Our Town. The name is Emily.
    I also like Caleb from Divergent.
    Leora from the children's book The Balloon Tree.
    Theodora nn Thea from Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls.


    Clara, Isla, Tessa, Flora, Greta, Eve, Zara, Celia

    Oscar, Albus, Felix, Ronan, Wally, Wyatt, Henry, Asher


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