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  1. #1
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    Alternative to Lincoln

    I need a new name for my character (Lincoln). His brother's name is Zachariah, so it should go nicely with that. I want a strong classic. Something that sounds like it belongs to an adult, but not too familiar.
    The character is tall and very muscly, almost bullish. He's around thirty years old. He has dark brown close shaved hair and hazel-green eyes. He's strong, stubborn, loyal, and big-brotherly. Any ideas? Thanks
    Last edited by mfberry; August 28th, 2013 at 05:00 AM.
    Madison McKenzie

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    Just another teenberry and writer, a lover of names
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  4. #7
    I would look at names contemporary to Zachariah, so, names that would have been popular roughly 1800 through the Civil War but aren't common today. Biblical names were pretty popular. You could also use Lincoln's own life for naming inspiration.

    Abraham (obvious choice)
    Grant
    Ulysses
    Douglas
    Wilkes
    Samuel
    Winfield
    Joseph (or Josephus for something more antique)

    Edit: I don't know why these names aren't linkifying. Sorry!
    Last edited by gingerbreadfeet; August 28th, 2013 at 11:33 PM.

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    thanks, guys. I love your suggestions, especially Harrison, Asher, and Josephus!
    Madison McKenzie

    Leonidas Mercer (Leos), Prescott Wolfram, William Lawrence, Abram Athens, Henry Frederic, Thomas Dresden, Aleksander Jerusalem, Christopher Holden, Jonathon Day, Vincent Rory, Louis Rial, Carson Noah

    Eleonora Magdalena, Vera November, Ivana Colette, Emilia Isobel, Alivia Marigold, Eliza Annika, Leola Ethel, Cecelia Jane, Romilly Elliana, Loretta Maeve, McKenna Addison

    Guilty Pleasures: Percy James, Avalon Prosper (Aavie)

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