Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Character Names I Love 
Top Ten Unusual Character Names

I love unique names, so I'll combine these two.

Gwydion - From The Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander

Eilonwy - Also from Prydain

Valek - From the Study Series by Maria V. Snyder

Yelena - Also from the Study Series

Aargorn - From...well, you know.

Bilbo Baggins - THE Hobbit

Deuce - From the Razorland series by Ann Aguirre

Katsa - From the Graceling Realm books by Kristin Cashore

Scout - From To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Katniss - From...you should know this!


  1. I didn't even think of Prydain, but yes--there are some great names in there.

  2. I love Katsa! I love the name and the character!

    Thanks for stopping by my TTT

  3. Yay, Yelena and Valek, great choices :) i love that series!

    My Top Ten Tuesday

  4. I almost put Katsa on my list, but I decided to put other names instead. But, it would be an honorable mention for me. :)

  5. Lovely names! I didn't read many of the books you listed but they are on my TBR :D
    Happy reading!

  6. Fun choices! I don't think I could pronounce half of them. :)

  7. Great names! Yelena, Katsa, and Scout are my faves.

  8. Katniss and Scout were on my list as well. And Valek...love the name, love the character, love the series. Great list! ~Pam

  9. I love all the names on your list especially Eilonwy and Yelena.