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August 7th, 2013 12:37 AM #1
What are your favorite names inspired by?
Most of my favorite names are inspired by something. Usually my favorite things.
Paul - Paul McCartney
George - George Harrison
Richard - Ringo Starr, whose real name is Richard Starkey
Maxwell - Maxwell's Silver Hammer, a Beatles song
Jude - Hey Jude
Dhani - The name George Harrison chose for his son
I'm sure I don't need to explain the rest. It's pretty obvious what I like, and that it influences my favorite names. lolMadison, 14-year-old name nerd! My style is all over the place, my favorites change all the time.
Boys: David, Eric, Finlay, George, James, Jude, Lee, Michael, Paul, Richard, Rory.
Girls: Emmanuelle, Frederica, Jayne, Juliet, Lauren, Mary, Molly, Nora, Raffaela, Stella.
August 7th, 2013 01:03 PM #3Senior Member
Mom to Sylvia Caron and Linus Roman
- Join Date
- Aug 2009
- Midwest, US
August 7th, 2013 02:11 PM #5Senior Member
- Join Date
- Jun 2012
Most of my favorite names come from my favorite movies/books.
Jack - Jack Dawson in Titanic
Oliver - Oliver Twist
Eliza - Pride and Prejudice & The Forgotten Garden
Alice - Alice in Wonderland
I could go on and on but I'll just say most of the names listed in my sig I got from some character in a book/movie or someone in real life like an actor or a family member.Violet Gray
No longer a teenager, still sad and name-obsessed
Jude, Theo, Luca, Oliver l Eliza, Rose, Kate, Dahlia
August 7th, 2013 04:02 PM #7
Owen, Patrick, Thomas, Claire, Soleil - Family
Mark, Thomas, Adam - Blink 182
Wendy - Blink 182/All Time Low
Jack - Sparrow, Barakat, Daniel, London, etc. etc.
Gregory - House
Vera - Bradley, Wang
James - and the Giant Peach
Fiona, Annie - Degrassi
Sailor, Ocean - The water aspect
Holden - Caulfield
Salem - MA and NH
And that's all I can remember currently.
August 7th, 2013 04:56 PM #9Raquel-23 year old who loves names, books, and languages
Ladies: Clara Josephine, Amelia Juliet, Louisa Genevieve, Rose Caroline, Charlotte Rosamund, Eleanora Winter, Marina Adelaide, Emmeline Margot, Alice Primrose,Annabel Frances, Catherine Isabella, Vivienne Lucille
Gentlemen: Frederick Arthur Louis, Nicholas Hugo, Henry Oliver, William Grey, Matthew Isaiah, Thomas Alaric, George Everett, Edmund Tobias, Asher Benjamin, and James Raphael