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    name my protag!

    hello! i'm asking for suggestions for names for my female protagonist. I'm looking for names that had a boom in popularity in the past, but are underused today. (familiar but unusual)

    genre: coming of age(set in the present)
    description: female, age 17. Dark, blue black hair, caucasian-japanese. Reckless personality, a little clumsy, and is passionate about geeky things and art.
    basic plot: she's orphaned just before move in day at her university, and finds a new family where she least expects it. love interest's name is Nathan, other characters include Lucia, Tomas, David, and Fred.
    names i considered: Elena, but it didn't seem to flow with my writing. i like names like katie, cristina, and georgina; classics with a twist maybe? idk i'm not that particular but at the same time i don't connect with very many names for my characters.

    thanks so much for the help, it means a lot. i'm stuck in a rut here.
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    aila, 19, ravenclaw

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    Quote Originally Posted by primandproper View Post
    hello! i'm asking for suggestions for names for my female protagonist. I'm looking for names that had a boom in popularity in the past, but are underused today. (familiar but unusual)
    This immediately made me think of Linda!
    Other ideas: Susan, Holly, Mary, Esther, Eve, Jenny
    Wanda | 23 | insert something clever here
    portmanteau names, anyone?
    Tameronica
    Maddeus
    Kamilagros
    Anjelicia
    Giannemarie

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    You could do Stella or Josephine, nn Josie.

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    Maybe Maureen? also, something like Edith nn Edie or Alice.
    Also:
    Adelaide nn Addie for something more common
    Florence nn Flossie or Flo
    Hazel
    Ida
    More recent:
    Janet
    Lisa
    Heather
    Christina
    Erica
    Lindsay
    Or WAAAY back:
    Cecily
    Mabel nn May
    Thomasina
    Mary
    Rose
    Constance nn Con/Connie
    Last edited by kkkirsty; May 20th, 2018 at 09:56 AM.

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