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Cassandra103 posted this thread...
Dec. 1, 2012 at 12:05 am

I need some assistance in naming characters. Can you guys help me out by listing names for both guys and girls?

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19silvermist96 replied...
Dec. 1, 2012 at 9:32 am

These are a few names hope this helps,
Boys: James, Luke, Marcus, Mathew, Tyler, Bryan, Blake, Chris, William, Kyle, Mark, Andrew, Darren, George, Alex
Girls: Jane, Alison, Marie, Natalia, Lilly, Sarah, Alex (Alexandria), Alice, Brianna, Carie, Hope, Rebecca

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MayaS. replied...
Dec. 1, 2012 at 1:55 pm

What kind of a story is it? Where and when does it take place?

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Imaginedangerous replied...
Dec. 2, 2012 at 12:16 pm

It's really hard to say without knowing the setting or the characters' personalities. You could look through a baby name book or phone book- that's what I sometimes use.

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Shooting-Starr replied...
Dec. 3, 2012 at 1:50 pm

Jane, Clara, Katy, Jewel
Mike, Andy, Drake, Conner, Cameron

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Dec. 7, 2012 at 1:57 pm

Go to behindthename . com
(but without the spaces, obviously); they have tons of great names, and what they mean, what language they come from, and all kinds of other fun naming things.

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Dec. 7, 2012 at 11:27 pm

Try to choose a name that is fitting to the character. I try to name my characters using Latin roots that have a meaning that reflects an aspect of a character's personality and flows well with the story. If you give me a character I can come up with a name, but I'd need to know the character and a bit about him/her first.

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KnitsandPurls replied...
Dec. 8, 2012 at 6:39 pm

I have always liked Maddie or Emily for girls. They are feminine, but simple. They lend themselves well to any personality. :)

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iam4evermyself replied...
Dec. 8, 2012 at 8:50 pm

ummm. Jasha, and liam

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AislinnBluejayThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Dec. 8, 2012 at 9:40 pm

Try modeling the characters after people in your life and pick similar names. FOr example, in my story "But For Now I'll Procrastinate" there is a very stern, even slightly cruel, character named Chris. The story mentions that he is American and used to work as an eighth grade math teacher. Therefore, it hints that I modeled him off of my current 8th grade homeroom teacher, who shares his first name, nationality, profession, and  demeanor.

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hidden555 replied...
Dec. 11, 2012 at 10:24 am

Boys: Joseph, John, Connor, Neil, Kevin, Jeff, Daniel
Girls: Maggie, Jenniffer, Jess,
 

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Dec. 11, 2012 at 10:50 am

It really depends on the type of character you're trying to portray, but I've always loved these names:
Boy: Milo
Girl: Olive

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ToranThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Dec. 11, 2012 at 11:12 am

Boy: Marcellus Domingo
Girl: Azra 

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Dec. 12, 2012 at 8:32 am

I keep a long list of character names; these names don't even make up half of them... some of these I've made up, and some are ones we've heard.
 
Female Character: Adalene, Alma, Alona, Andrica, Aspen, Bri, Camilla, Celia, Cyanne, Dalia, Dedre, Dusk, Ebony, Eronda, Feliciti, Fierre, Gwin or Gwen, Herona, Isera, Ivory, Janita, Julianna, Kasilee, Kia, Lamilla, Liesel, Luma, Marquette, Mari, Mati, Nadina, Noranda, Opaline, Qina (pronouned Kina), Ragoda, Roenna, Sienna, Sierra, Tali, Tanya, Victoria, Willa, Wisteria, Xora, Yedlin, Zira
 
Male Characters: Adon, Anton, Dracalion, Elm, Kodiak, Levi or Levu, Maru, Mikeelo, Nevanus, Nico, Quayde, Quin, Reslow, Rogue, Rye, Shade, Sylvester, Toris, Trei, Xalton, Zeldon

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