Parenting

10 baby names inspired by literary heroines

Some beautiful choices for your little heroine...
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Choosing a unique baby name that means something special to you can be a tough slog.

After all, you don’t want a baby name that’s too popular, or, heaven forbid, one that somebody’s dubbed a bogan baby name!

(We’ve also hear of people ‘stealing’ each other’s names – eek!)

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It can be hard to trawl through a trillion different options too. But have you ever thought of looking no further than your favourite book for inspiration?

We think a literary heroine could be the perfect moniker for your bundle of joy. Here are our top 10 picks …

Scout

To Kill a Mocking Bird, by Harper Lee

Alice

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll

Lyra

His Dark Materials Trilogy, by Philip Pullman

Charlotte

Charlotte’s Web, by E. B. White

Arya

A Song of Ice and Fire, by George R. R. Martin

Lisbeth

The Millennium Trilogy, by Stieg Larsson

Matilda

Matilda, by Roald Dahl

Hermione

Harry Potter series, by J.K. Rowling

Viola

Twelfth Night, by William Shakespeare

Estella

Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens

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