Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Unusual Character Names

As always TTT is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s topic: Top Ten Unusual Character Names. I love names and I love collecting names and/or making up new names. So I absolutely loved this TTT!

1. Nymeria (A Game of Thrones)

2. Katniss (Hunger Games)

3. Ellaria (A Game of Thrones)

4. Cassia (Matched)

5. Kiran (Private) <–Personal favorite!

6. Atticus (To Kill a Mockingbird)

7. Lyra (His Dark Materials)

8. Thibault/Tybalt (Romeo and Juliet)

9. Eveline (Dubliners)

10. Aramis (The Three Musketeers)

11. Alma (Redwall)

12. Eowyn (Lord of the Rings)

13. Dorian (The Picture of Dorian Grey)

14. Aslan (The Chronicles of Narnia)

15. Daenerys (A Game of Thrones)

10 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Unusual Character Names

  1. Michelle Proulx says:

    Fun fact which may or may not be true — Aslan is “lion” in Turkish.

    Books give us some truly fantastic names. I have a lot of fun when I have to give my middle name for official documentation or whatever, because my lovely mother decided to make my middle name “Lothlorien”. It’s a great way of judging how nerdy someone is — half of the people will immediately start to flip out over the Lord of the Rings reference, while the other half will scratch their heads and stare at me in bemusement while I try to explain where the name is from 🙂

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