Baby Names Inspired by Your Favorite TV Shows


Have you been bottle-fed at FRIENDS, Twin Peaks, or Dallas ?! Are you an unconditional fan of American and foreign TV series such as House of Cards, Game of Thrones, Ten percent, The Crown, or even Orange is the new black? How about getting inspiration from our list of baby name ideas from TV series ?! This is an original way to pay tribute to your favorite serial character or to nod to the personality of a film hero whose values, humor, or even courage you adore.

As for the US series, we are certainly not left out! We also had fun putting together a (non) exhaustive list of first names straight from certain well-known shows on the small screen. Enjoy!

Baby Names Inspired by Game of Thrones


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¬†Impossible to miss the phenomenon “Game of Thrones” and one of its heroines Arya with the temperament of fire, the savage Ygritte or the queen Daenerys. The book and (especially) the series had such an impact on viewers that, according to NBC News, 4,500 children born in the United States in 2018 had the first name from this thrilling saga. What if you picked an idea from this list ?!

Girl names from Game of Thrones:

  • Arya
  • Daenerys
  • Lyanna
  • Cersei
  • Ygritte
  • Shae
  • Ellaria
  • Brienne
  • Aerys
  • Myranda
  • Khaleesi
  • Yara
  • Missandei
  • Sansa
  • Melisandre
  • Meera
  • Myrcella

Boy names from Game of Thrones

  • Jon
  • Tyrion
  • Jaime
  • Ramsay
  • Theon
  • Bran
  • Renly
  • Joffrey

Name Inspired by Friends

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Would you have loved having a coffee with the six friends from Central Perk in New York City too ?! How we understand you! The Friends series has undoubtedly marked an entire generation, here is a great way to pay tribute to this cult show. Naming your kids from famous TV series, How can we miss the most famous Sitcom FRIENDS

Rachel: the most sentimental and girly of the series, who knew how to mark the viewers with her memorable love stories.

Monica: the tidier of the bunch, the funny super cook who reminds us that we all have a part of Monica in us.

Phoebe: the bohemian masseuse-singer, we love to watch on screen!

Chandler: The funniest one, hands down.

Joey: his youth and freshness still fascinate us as much, even after 10 views of 10 seasons in a row (yes, that’s a lot of episodes …).

Ross: Monica’s brother, a great passionate paleontologist and not always very exciting. We love it!

But also: Mike, Amy, Richard, Gunther, Carol, Paul, Judy and many more …

Baby Girls names after these famous TV Series Characters.

Baby Girls names after these famous TV Series Characters.
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Still not convinced ?! Here are other ideas to draw from this list of inspirational first names for girls:

– Valeria – Narcos

– Dolores – Westworld

– Carrie – Sex & the city

– Willow – Buffy the vampire slayer

– Ally – Ally Mc Beal

– Jackie – That 70’s show

– Lily – How I Met your Mother

– Skyler – Breaking Bad

– Claire – Outlander

– Maeve – Sex Education

– Alison – Melrose Place

– Rosie – Seven at home

– Emily – Emily in Paris

– Brenda – Beverly Hills 90210

– Lorna – Orange is the new black

– Quinn – Scandal

– Sabrina – Sabrina the Teenage Witch

– Meredith – Grey’s Anatomy

Read Also: Ugly baby Names: You should avoid naming your babies.

Baby Boys names after these famous TV Series Characters.

Likewise, if you still don’t have an idea, here’s one last little list that might help you!

– Sherlock – Sherlock

– Troy – Community

– Boone – Lost

– Finn – Glee

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– Dwight – The Office

– Xander – Buffy the Vampire Slayer

– Ray – True Detective

– Archie – Riverdale

– Adam – Sex Education

– James – Gotham

– Glenn – The Walking Dead

– Pacey – Dawson

– Will – Le Prince de Bel Air

– Clay – 13 Reasons Why

– Patrick – Mentalist

– Dan – Gossip Girl

– Felix – Westworld

People tend to form a sort of attachment to their favorite characters. Tv shows running for 10 plus years. And you as a viewer have lived through that character’s development. It’s only natural you can name your baby after that beloved character of yours!

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I am Jessica Moretti, mother of 1 boy and 2 beautiful twin angels, and live in on Burnaby Mountain in British Columbia. I started this blog to discuss issues on parenting, motherhood and to explore my own experiences as a parent. I hope to help you and inspire you through simple ideas for happier family life!


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