12 Wonderful Women Writers’ Names

The name of a favorite female author can make a meaningful inspiration for your daughter’s name. And you’ll notice that a surprising number of these writers –five out of twelve–went by their more distinctive middle names—so that might inspire you to put special focus on her second name if you have literary aspirations for your baby girl.


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Peter Rabbit creator Beatrix Potter was born Helen Beatrix. A saint’s name and a royal name in the Netherlands, Beatrix was the appellation of the Uma Thurman character in Kill Bill, has two great nicknames—Bea and Trixie—and, last but not least, is a well-deserved Nameberry fave.

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