Under the Radar Fantasy/Sci-Fi Girls Names

Want a magical name, but not from Harry Potter? A name from a fantasy or sci-fi story that few will have heard of? Names that sound like 'real' names, even if they were invented by an author? This is the list for you. Many of these are from Anne McCaffrey's books because like her writing or not, she invents great names! - Created by namesgloriousnames

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  • Aria

    The heroine in Under the Never Sky

  • Alianne

    A queen dragonrider from Anne McCaffrey's Dragonsdawn

  • Celina

    A gold dragonrider from Anne McCaffrey's Dragonquest

  • Cosira

    A queenrider from Anne McCaffrey's Dragonsquest

  • Daenerys

    The actual first name of the Khaleesi, also from Game of Thrones/A Song of Ice and Fire

  • Debera

    A green dragonrider from Anne McCaffrey's Dragonseye

  • Elimona

    A harper from Anne McCaffrey's All The Weyrs of Pern

  • Ethine

    Faerie in the Seelie Queen's court in Holly Black's Modern Faerie Tale series

  • Gledia

    A female caravanner from Anne McCaffrey's Renegades of Pern

  • Kylara

    A queenrider from Anne McCaffrey's Dragonflight (a bit of a villain, dies tragically, but lovely name)

  • Kyrin

    Major female character in Peter Norwood's The Horse Lord.

  • Lorelle

    A noblewoman in The Sin-Eater's Daughter

  • Lessa

    One of the focal characters of Anne McCaffrey's Dragonriders of Pern novels, she saves the world and becomes a major political figure

  • Marella

    A Lady Holder in Anne McCaffrey's Renegades of Pern

  • Menolly

    One of the focal characters of Anne McCaffrey's Dragonriders of Pern novels, a harper (musician, diplomat, teacher)

  • Nerilka

    A Lady in Anne McCaffrey's Dragonriders of Pern series, focal character of "Nerilka's Story" saves the world from disease

  • Sansa

    One of the most simple and elegant names from Game of Thrones/A Song of Ice and Fire

  • Torene

    A queenrider from Anne McCaffrey's Chronicles of Pern

  • Twylla

    The protagonist of The Sin-Eater's Daughter

  • Varena

    A queenrider from Anne McCaffrey's The White Dragon

  • Zulaya

    A queenrider from Anne McCaffrey's Dragonseye