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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Toronto, Canada

    Favourite Sci-Fi Guilty Pleasure Names


    I am a huge fan of both Sci-fi shows and baby names, so I thought I would start a forum on the topics together. To all those Sci-fi lovers out there, do you have any guilty pleasure names that come from/are related to Sci-fi shows? These are mine....

    Kira (ST: DS9)
    Roslin (BSG)
    Melody (Doctor Who)
    Echo (Dollhouse)
    Caprica (BSG)
    Serenity (Firefly)
    Anwen (Torchwood)
    Seven (ST: VOY)
    Aeryn (Farscape)
    Kestra "Kes" (ST: TNG/ST: VOY)
    Athena (BSG)
    Inara (Firefly)
    Astrid (Fringe)
    Atlantis (SG:A)

    Magnus (Sanctuary)
    Ronon (SG:A)
    Apollo (BSG)
    Riker/Ryker (ST: TNG)
    Fox (X-Files)
    Dax (ST: DS9)
    Archer (ST:Enterprise)
    Kirk (ST:TOS)
    Nolan (Defiance)
    Carter (SG1)

    Wilson | Quincy | Jethro | Arthur | Henry | George | Walter | Cecil | Jude | August | Grey

    Evangeline | Serena | Josephine | Louise | Susannah | Lily | Rosalie | Dorothy | Vivienne | Margaret | Florence | Tessa | Lucille | Ruby

    Scout | Galatea | Victoire | Magnus | Hadrian | Wilder

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    I love River from Firefly (for a girl, just like her) but I don't know if I could actually name my daughter River, as much as I love it! The character is so badass too.

  3. #5
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Orange County, CA
    Tyrol (BSG)!

    And River, obvs.
    Current favorites: Olive, Louise/Louisa, Magdalene/Madeline, Phillipa, Talitha, Mallory, Blythe, Eliza, Mercy, Talia; Calvin, Charles, Gideon, Abram, Jude, Reuben, George, Reid, Clark, Holden.

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Northern Virginia/DC metro area
    Inara (Firefly) is just such a gorgeous name, and I adore the character, but I suspect I'd feel conflicted about naming an infant after a fictional prostitute, no matter how awesome she is.
    College student, bookworm, terrible influence.
    Owner of a cat: Minerva "Minnie"

    Current favorites:
    Odette Cosima Viola Ailsa Coraline
    Emmett Kieran Prosper Zeke August

  5. #9
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ripley! So different from my usual taste in names, but Ellen Ripley is a badass and I'm a huge Alien fan (and a huge Sigourney Weaver fan as well). I believe that Thandie Newton named her daughter Ripley after that character and I totally understand that.

    Also, does Mako (Mori, from Pacific Rim) count?
    Zelia • XXI • History student • Film and royalty enthusiast
    I blog at vesperlynds and everythingroyalty, and export names from Greenland and Inuit mythology
    Henry Ásgeirr Edmund • Alexander Adelin Lórien "Sasha" • Atticus Aksel Inigo • Asa Fjordur Ivik
    Cosima Ingrid Zenobia "Mimi" • Asta Ivalo (EE-vah-lu) Galadriel • Aviaaja Catherine Françoise "Avi" • Anna Margaret Undómiel "Anoushka"

    GPs: Nor Aurvandil James • Dante Valdemar Oisín • Olga Agnes Lúthien • Evelyn Alvaret Cleopatra "Elví"

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