TV Names: Who’s the Next Khaleesi?

September 24, 2015 Linda Rosenkrantz
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The TV debut season is in full swing, and we’re in the midst of seeing the debuts of dozens and dozens of new scripted shows on TV and the major streaming services. Out of the plethora of character names on these shows, are there any that will break out as baby names the way Khaleesi and Arya and Daenerys did in recent seasons? Here are some that might have a chance—if, of course, their shows catch on.


Granted, this character name in Minority Report is not new, flashy or creative, but it brings up the question of whether an attractive contemporary actress—in this case Laura Regan, with another actor as Agatha as a child) can rejuvenate the image of a fusty Great-Great-Aunt name, which has been off the Top 1000 since 1940.