Sunday, May 31, 2015

May 2015 Roundup

Here's my monthly roundup of geeky names from other name blogs in the month of May!

British Baby names did a very thorough write up on Hermione, and Nolan. Nolan's geeky references include the surname of Prince Charming in Once Upon a Time, Joshua Nolan, the main protagonist in Defiance, and Nolan Grayson, aka, Omni-Man.

Ren's Baby Names talks about Leia.

The Art of Naming discusses names from Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Nancy's Baby Names posted a great list of secular names. They also did a write up of Denali, which is the name of a coven in the Twilight series.

Roses and Cellar Doors has a list of Pixar names.

Name News found a great Steampunk Name generator.

MyNamesInTheClouds has an interesting You Tube video where he discusses names from Game of Thrones.

Nameberry has an article that shows the popularity of GoT names.

Once Upon a Time Baby Names goes in depth on the name Gordon.
It's geeky associations include:
Gordon Gould who is widely credited for the invention of the laser
The superhero Flash Gordon
Commissioner Gordon and Barbara Gordon (Batgirl) in Batman
A teleporting Inhuman from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Gordon Walker, a vampire hunter in the tv series Supernatural.
Gordon Freeman, a character in Half Life
Byron Gordon of Babylon 5
a friend of Dudley Dursley in Harry Potter
a computer in Red Dwarf< a wraith in Stargate Atlantis
a naval officer in the Temeraire novels
an air force major in the Transformers comics
a professor in Warehouse 13

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