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 if inspiration?

 

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

 

Girls:

 

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 

 

 

Boys:

 

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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