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August 7th, 2013 12:37 AM #1
What are your favorite names inspired by?
Most of my favorite names are inspired by something. Usually my favorite things.
Paul - Paul McCartney
George - George Harrison
Richard - Ringo Starr, whose real name is Richard Starkey
Maxwell - Maxwell's Silver Hammer, a Beatles song
Jude - Hey Jude
Dhani - The name George Harrison chose for his son
I'm sure I don't need to explain the rest. It's pretty obvious what I like, and that it influences my favorite names. lolMadison, 14-year-old name nerd! My style is all over the place, my favorites change all the time.
Boys: David, Eric, Finlay, George, James, Jude, Lee, Michael, Paul, Richard, Rory.
Girls: Emmanuelle, Frederica, Jayne, Juliet, Lauren, Mary, Molly, Nora, Raffaela, Stella.
August 7th, 2013 01:03 PM #3Senior Member
Mom to Sylvia Caron (May '09) and Linus Roman (born 08.21.13)Other favorites:
- Join Date
- Aug 2009
- Midwest, US
Ladies: Fiala Joan · Alma · Miriam · Claudia · Tabitha · Helena · Linnea · Vivian
Gents: Felix Simon · Arthur · Malcolm · Desmond · Theodore · Jasper · Dexter · Phillip
Guilty Pleasures: Lyric · Echo · Hero · Juno/Juniper · Lark · Wren · Fox · Zephyr · Vesper · Loki
August 7th, 2013 02:11 PM #5Senior Member
- Join Date
- Jun 2012
Most of my favorite names come from my favorite movies/books.
Jack - Jack Dawson in Titanic
Oliver - Oliver Twist
Eliza - Pride and Prejudice & The Forgotten Garden
Alice - Alice in Wonderland
I could go on and on but I'll just say most of the names listed in my sig I got from some character in a book/movie or someone in real life like an actor or a family member.Violet Gray
Sad name-obsessed teenager and aspiring writer
Current Name Loves: Jack, Oliver, Leo & Finn <3
August 7th, 2013 04:02 PM #7
Owen, Patrick, Thomas, Claire, Soleil - Family
Mark, Thomas, Adam - Blink 182
Wendy - Blink 182/All Time Low
Jack - Sparrow, Barakat, Daniel, London, etc. etc.
Gregory - House
Vera - Bradley, Wang
James - and the Giant Peach
Fiona, Annie - Degrassi
Sailor, Ocean - The water aspect
Holden - Caulfield
Salem - MA and NH
And that's all I can remember currently.
Alexander Owen ~ Patrick Thomas ~ Jack ~ Mark ~ Conor ~ Nolan ~ Ian ~ Vincent ~ Caleb
Nora ~ Claire ~ Stella ~ Madeleine ~ Ava ~ Soleil ~ Gabrielle ~ Leah
August 7th, 2013 04:56 PM #9Raquel-21 year old who loves names, books, and languages.
Ladies: Catherine Isabella,Helena Margaret, Clara Josephine, Amelia Juliet, Louisa Genevieve, Eva Rosalind, Rose Fiammetta, Edith Lenore
Gentlemen: Asher Frederick, Nicholas James, Henry Oliver, William Grey, Matthew Isaiah, Thomas Alaric, George Everett