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Thread: Gatsby style names
May 10th, 2014 11:55 AM #1
Gatsby style namesWinston Diggory -Phillip 'Pip' Kingsley -Henry ScoutSybil Isola -Charlotte Thisbe - Eva Madelief
May 10th, 2014 12:57 PM #3Senior Member
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In addition to Evelyn Waugh, check out books/writings of the same period by Nancy Mitford, Somerset Maughm, Graham Greene, Vita Sackville-West, Virginia Woolf, etc.
May 10th, 2014 02:04 PM #5
What a great list, thanks!Winston Diggory -Phillip 'Pip' Kingsley -Henry ScoutSybil Isola -Charlotte Thisbe - Eva Madelief
May 10th, 2014 03:38 PM #7
The Great Gatsby was first published in 1925.
You could easily look at the SSA popularity list of that year and see if there is anything that appeals to you....http://www.ssa.gov/cgi-bin/popularnames.cgi
or play with a range of names from that era start in 1910 and going as far as 1935.
I tend to think of names like Irene, Frances, Sylvia, Alice, Betty, Helena, Harvey, Edward, Richard, Arthur and Raymond.Expecting Our First.....
DH doesn't want to discuss names until
we know if it's a boy or girl. GRRRRR ARGH!
May 10th, 2014 03:43 PM #9Olympia/College student/Books, arts, glasses and coffee
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