Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten (Unusual) Character Names I Love

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Top Ten (Unusual) Character Names I Love

This week is all about names!  Whether they’re my favorite unusual names or just names i love, character names are one of my favorite parts of reading!  So…I kept thinking of Harry Potter names, because there are great names in HP, and decided that doing non-HP names and HP names was the best way to go, since there are some really cool names out there.

The Non-HP Names:

  1. Kip Osmak from The Darwin Elevator.  Kip’s name makes me smile every single time I see it!
  2. Roar from Under The Never Sky.  Is an explanation really needed?
  3. Etienne St Clair.  Again, is an explanation really needed for why he has such a great name?
  4. Seraphina Parrish from Wander Dust.  I love the name Seraphina.  It’s so pretty!
  5. Myrnin from Morganville Vampires.  Myrnin is a pretty eccentric character, and it’s only fitting he has a slightly unusual name.

The Harry Potter Names:

  1. Hermione.  I doubt it’s surprising Hermione made my list.  It’s a totally awesome name for a totally awesome character.
  2. Luna Lovegood.  Luna has a great name.  Seriously.  Not even kidding.
  3. Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore.  Albus Dumbledore is a pretty memorable name, but when you add in the Percival Wulfric Brian…something about his middle names makes his name really memorable.
  4. Sirius Black.  Siriusly…that’s why he’s on the list.  I don’t even care if that’s lame or not.
  5. Nymphadora Tonks.  She really does have a great name.  It’s unusual, just like her!

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