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Strong female names- literary links!

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Scarydinosaurs Fri 19-Aug-16 06:52:09

I have an Ivy Rose Alice, and an Orla Ann. I need a third name!

I can't have Clover as it was vetoed (by DH and on here!) as was Heidi (surname doesn't work with it).

I would like a name with a literary connection- any suggestions please? I'm totally stuck!

Spottyladybird Fri 19-Aug-16 06:59:31

Lydia
Josephine
Elizabeth
Charlotte
Hester
Lily
Violet
Matilda
Scarlett
Hermione

Love your other names- very pretty!

TheDowagerCuntess Fri 19-Aug-16 07:01:36

Helena
Miranda
Elizabeth / Eliza
Jane / Jean/ne (freshingly simple)
Rebecca
Beatrice
Gwendolen
Catherine
Anna
Lucy
Celia
Cordelia
Cressida
Hermia (auto-corrected to hernia grin)
Isabella
Hermione
Portia
Hero
Juliet
Olivia

Shakespeare is great for inspiration smile

katemess12 Fri 19-Aug-16 07:01:53

My DD is Ivy Chenault. Chenault is from the book "The Rum Diary" by Hunter S. Thompson. smile

Matilda is a good one. I like Madeline (pronounced like the little French girl) as well. Both of those characters are loved by little girls.

EsmesBees Fri 19-Aug-16 07:13:50

Rosalind or Lyra?

Hariasa Fri 19-Aug-16 07:25:15

Daphne?

PotatoBread Fri 19-Aug-16 08:30:01

Arriety?

Gruach Fri 19-Aug-16 08:33:50

Edith (as in Wharton) would go with your previous names.

NavyandWhite Fri 19-Aug-16 08:34:30

Cordelia

GillBear Fri 19-Aug-16 08:40:13

Cassandra
There's also a load http://nameberry.com/list/236/Literary-Names-for-Girls?all=1 here]

plimsolls Fri 19-Aug-16 08:41:21

Iris

pizzaeatingmonkey Fri 19-Aug-16 10:16:12

Tess

DerelictMyBalls Fri 19-Aug-16 16:18:28

Another vote for Edith!

PotatoBread Fri 19-Aug-16 18:04:18

And another Edith vote here

BlueChampagne Sat 20-Aug-16 23:28:50

Aphra
Marianne/Marion
second Miranda

BikeRunSki Sat 20-Aug-16 23:31:21

Rebecca
Daphne

BikeRunSki Sat 20-Aug-16 23:31:31

Virginia

TheRealAdaLovelace Sat 20-Aug-16 23:34:57

you say that Heidi doesn't work - does it alliterate?
In other words no more H names?

CotswoldStrife Sat 20-Aug-16 23:36:02

Georgiana (Mr Darcy's sister)

Blu Sat 20-Aug-16 23:38:14

Vita
Nancy

PointlessUsername Sat 20-Aug-16 23:38:26

Reagan (king Lears Daughter)

hownottofuckup Sat 20-Aug-16 23:38:37

Eloise
Marianne
Elizabeth
Tess
Bonnie
Dido

CorporeSarnie Sat 20-Aug-16 23:38:47

Martha (Gellhorn). A truly brave, strong woman who lived and wrote in a thoroughly male-dominated world.

CorporeSarnie Sat 20-Aug-16 23:40:04

Or Iris. Beautiful name, strong woman writer.

pieceofpurplesky Sat 20-Aug-16 23:40:31

Bronte
Jane
Tess

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