Baby Names for Book Lovers

Baby Names for Book Lovers

baby-reading-bookAt the Jane Austen Centre we've had a fair few visitors who tell us that they were named after one of Jane's heroines, or that they themselves named one of their children after Elizabeth Bennet or Elinor Dashwood, so at the Jane Austen News we were interested to read through a list that Bustle recently published with suggestions on what the ideal baby name for a literature fan might be.

Some of the suggestions included; Hermione (after the Harry Potter character of course but also a character in Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale), Matilda (of Roald Dahl fame), and Veda, because it means knowledge when translated to English. Jane however only made it to number five on the list! We definitely think it deserved to be higher up in the ranking!
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