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View Poll Results: Which Anne of Green Gables Names Do You Like?

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  • Matthew

    8 12.12%
  • Gilbert

    14 21.21%
  • Fred

    1 1.52%
  • Walter

    9 13.64%
  • Jem

    16 24.24%
  • Owen

    13 19.70%
  • Kenneth

    1 1.52%
  • Moody

    3 4.55%
  • Spurgeon

    0 0%
  • Billy

    1 1.52%
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  1. #1
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    Which Anne of Green Gables Names Do You Like?

    And for what reason?

  2. #3
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    I've never read the series, so I really have no personalities to attach to the names, but based on the names themselves, I like Owen the best. I love its simple, handsome, quiet, understated, rugged Gaelic masculinity. Matthew would have been my second favorite--I love the Biblical character, and I've just always liked Matthew. I also love the nns Matt/Matty. I think it's so sweet and classic, and the idea of a little boy named Matty is just adorable to me.
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  3. #5
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    Gilbert & Walter are my absolute favorites, maybe because I adore the characters, but LM gave them great names.
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  4. #7
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    Me Too

    Gilbert is an irresistible name to me and Walter is soft yet strong like the character.

  5. #9
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    I voted for Gilbert because I love the character. Plus, I think Gil is a great nickname!
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