Cool Character Names: 44 Great Girl Names from Novels
By Linda Rosenkrantz
If you like the idea of using a literary namesake inspiration for your little girl, there’s no reason that you have to go all the way back to Shakespeare or Dickens, or even Atticus and Scout. There are some really cool character names to be found in the pages of 21st century novels. They range from vintage treasures like Clementine and Winifred to boyish Cayce and Merrick.
Here are 44 cool character names for girls, all from 21st century novels.
Dellarobia, Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
Pari, And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Mosseini
Thursday, Something Rotten by Jasper Fforde
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on March 29th, 2019 at 8:58 pm
Love Amaka, Antonina, and Pari from this list!
on March 29th, 2019 at 9:27 pm
I like Olanna (I have Olana on my list), and Xandra is the obvious counterpart to Xander yet I’ve never seen it—really cool!
on April 1st, 2019 at 10:54 pm
I absolutely love this list of names! An honorable mention would be Yvaine, from Stardust by Neil Gaiman.
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