Your Favorite Literary Names for Boys
Last week we asked you to nominate your favorite literary names for girls and were flooded with wonderful ideas, from the expected Matilda and Eloise to intriguing names such as Remedios (from 100 Years of Solitude) to Adah (of The Poisonwood Bible).
And now it’s the boys’ turn. What are your favorite literary names for boys?
Obvious favorites include Huck Finn and Fitzwilliam Darcy, Harry Potter and Edward Cullen, Atticus Finch and Holden Caulfield . Here’s our full list of literary names for boys for more inspiration.
What great names, and great literary heroes, can you add to the list?
And as with the girls’ list, bonus points for discussing whether a great literary hero can influence your taste for his name, and whether a name can make you like a character more or less?