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Thread: Babies named after characters?
November 14th, 2013 06:07 PM #6
I very much agree with @frustratedauthor.
I have a friend named E.l.a.n.o.r and her sister is named G.a.l.a.d.r.i.e.l. I didn't know that she was named after a Tolkien character before a couple of months ago when she told me her sister's name (and then the spelling made sense, lol). I was completely blown away by their parents' radness and I think it's such a beautiful and lovely set of names for siblings. I love a lot of literate names and some film names as well (being the cinephile that I am), and I see no problem in it whatsoever.
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November 14th, 2013 06:20 PM #8
If the character name was made up for the film or novel, then I think it's a bit tacky. But if it's already an established name, then why not?Audrey - Beatrice - Clara - Daphne - Flora - Jane - Mabel - Susannah
Arthur - Barnaby - Edward - Frederick - Henry - Rupert - Theodore - Walter
November 14th, 2013 06:23 PM #10Senior Member
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What frustratedauthor and Elja said. I'm planning on using a made-up-by-Tolkien name for my baby.[FONT=Palatino Linotype][CENTER]My darling Marian Illyria Aphrodite, March 2013 & Little Bunny (a girl!) due 9th of February 2014[/CENTER][/FONT]
November 14th, 2013 06:50 PM #12
Well your question doesn't make sense, but I assume you're asking whether we like or dislike babies named after characters. I like. Obviously.Considering...
Cordelia Eilonwy Snow ● Evadne Undomiel Snow ● Isabeau Sophronia Blanche ● Lorelei Nimue Ondine
Pandora Vivienne Swan ● Thisbe Octavia Wildrose ● Thora Ilythia Swan
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Caspian Ithuriel Wilder ● Damian Rainer Sparrow ● Evander Ithuriel Sol
Gwydion Alaric Hart ● Malachi Tristan Bjorn ● Phineas Robin Blaise ● Theodore Peregrine Llyr
our furbabies: Sebastian & Oleander
November 14th, 2013 07:38 PM #14
As long as it isn't Voldemort or Sauron...Emily, 19, Southeastern US.
College student, name nerd, and generally geeky.
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