Is it teething time for your little one?


Choosing a name for your little one is an exciting time as you thrall through hundreds trying to choose the perfect fit.


Far from an easy task however, you can literally get lost in the sheer volume of names that you can pick for your son or daughter.


Whether you want to go classic, modern or something a little different, have you thought about looking to your favourite books for a little bit of inspiration?


Here are 40 names for your son or daughter that are sure to get your brain thinking!




1. Alice – Alice in Wonderland 


2. Amy – Little Women 


3. Diana – Anne of Green Gables 


4. Bathsheba – Far From the Madding Crowd


5. Becky – Vanity Fair 


6. Catherine – Wuthering Heights


7. Charlotte – Charlotte’s Web


8. Daisy – The Great Gatsby 


9. Elizabeth – Pride and Prejudice


10. Elinor – Sense and Sensibility


11. Jemima – The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck 


12. Harriet – Harriet the Spy


13. Hermione – Harry Potter 


14. Jane – Jane Eyre


15. Jean Louise – To Kill a Mockingbird 


16. Lisbeth – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 


17. Lolita – Lolita 


18. Molly – Ulysses


19. Madeline – Madeline 


20. Katniss – The Hunger Games 





1. Albus – Harry Potter 


2. Arthur – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy 


3. Atticus – To Kill A Mocking Bird 


4. Benjamin – The Tale of Benjamin Bunny 


5. Edmund – The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe 


6. George – Of Mice and Men 


7. Henry – Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde


8. Holden – The Catcher in the Rye 


9. Jason – The Sound and The Fury 


10. Milo – Catch 22


11. Patrick – American Psycho


12. Pip – Great Expectations by Charles 


13. Tom – The Talented Mr Ripley 


14. Leopold – Ulysses


15. Max – Where the Wild Things Are 


16. Oliver – Oliver Twist 


17. Rhett – Gone With The Wind 


18. Huckleberry – The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 


19. Christopher - The Curious Incident of the Dog in The Night-Time 


20. Tristram – Tristram Shandy 



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