Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Mark Twain Pet Names

This is a selection of character names from the works of Mark Twain. My favorites are Finn, Polly, and Sawyer

Arthur - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Becky - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Bet - The Prince and the Pauper
Blake - The Prince and the Pauper
Boggs - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Buck - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Dobbins - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Duke - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Emmeline - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Finn - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Guenever - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Hank - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Harper - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Hermit - The Prince and the Pauper
Huckleberry - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Hugh - The Prince and the Pauper
Hugo - The Prince and the Pauper
Humphrey - The Prince and the Pauper
Jake - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Kay (Sir) - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
King - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Lawrence - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Launcelot - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Luigi - Pudd'nhead Wilson
Marlow - The Prince and the Pauper
Merlin - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Miles - The Prince and the Pauper
Mordred - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Morgan - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Patsy - Pudd'nhead Wilson
Percy - Pudd'nhead Wilson
Polly - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Pudd'nhead - Pudd'nhead Wilson
Rowena - Pudd'nhead Wilson
Sally - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Sandy - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Sid - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Silas - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Sawyer - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Thatcher -The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Wilson - Pudd'nhead Wilson


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Mayflower Names

This list was derived from the 1620 passenger list of the Mayflower. For the complete passenger list, click here. I left off the more mundane names like Mary and John, and only included the more interesting names here. It's a mix of surnames and given names.


Barker
Bartholomew
Carter
Cooper
Damaris
Degory
Desire
Doty
Elias
Fletcher
Humility
Jasper
Love
May
Myles
Moses
Oceanus
Peregrine
Priscilla
Remember
Resolved
Samson
Solomon
Standish
Story
Tilley
Tinker
Turner
Wrestling


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Monday, November 14, 2016

Colorful Pet Names

Add a little color to your pet's name! Some o.f these colors are named after gems, flowers, fruit, etc that reflect their color. My favorites are Amber, Ruby, Jade, and Pumpkin.

Alabaster
Amber
Apricot
Aqua
Azure
Black
Blue
Cerise
Charcoal
Citrine
Copper
Crimson
Cyan
Denim
Ebony
Fuchsia
Ginger
Gold
Gray
Indigo
Ivory
Jade
Jet
Lavender
Lilac
Magenta
Navy
Olive
Onyx
Orange
Orchid
Peach
Periwinkle
Pink
Plum
Pumpkin
Purple
Red
Ruby
Saffron
Sage
Sapphire
Scarlet
Seashell
Sienna
Silver
Tangerine
Teal
Turquiose
Violet
Viridian

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Sunday, November 13, 2016

Jane Austen Pet Names

This list includes characters from the works of Jane Austen. It is not a comprehensive list, just the names I thought could work for a pet. My favorites are Bingley, Darcy, Fanny, and Lucy


Augusta - Emma
Bennet - Pride and Prejudice
Benwick - Persuasion
Bingley - Pride and Prejudice
Brandon - Sense and Sensibility
Charlotte - Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice
Darcy - Pride and Prejudice
Dashwood - Sense and Sensibility
Elinor - Sense and Sensibility
Eliza - Sense and Sensibility
Elliot - Persuasion
Elton - Emma
Emma - Emma
Fanny - Mansfield Park
Fitzwilliam - Pride and Prejudice
Frederica - Lady Susan
Georgiana - Pride and Prejudice
Grey - Sense and Sensibility
Harriet - Emma
Henrietta - Persuasion
Isabella - Emma, Northanger Abbey
Julia - Mansfield Park
Kitty - Pride and Prejudice
Knightley - Emma
Lizzy - Pride and Prejudice
Louisa - Pride and Prejudice, Persuasion
Lucas - Pride and Prejudice
Lucy - Sense and Sensibility
Marianne - Sense and Sensibility
Palmer - Sense and Sensibility
Reginald - Lady Susan
Russell - Persuasion
Sophia - Sense and Sensibility, Persuasion
Steele - Sense and Sensibility
Thorpe - Northanger Abbey
Vernon - Lady Susan
Wentworth - Persuasion
Wickham - Pride and Prejudice
Willoughby - Sense and Sensibility

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Saturday, November 12, 2016

Happy Days

Happy Days had many characters with cool 1950's style nicknames. My favorites are Fonzi, Pinky, Rebel, and Spike

Albert
Arthur
Biff
Bingo
Blossom
Bo
Bobo
Boom Boom
Bubba
Bubbles
Butch
Chachi
Dooley
Dutch
Flip
Fonzie
Gonzo
Happy
Howard
Iggy
Joanie
Laverne
Leather
Lefty
Lola
Lori
Marion
Melvin
Mitzi
Moose
Morty
Mork
Otto
Pinky
Potsie
Ralph
Rebel
Richie
Rico
Rocko
Roger
Rosco
Shades
Spike
Sticky
Stretch
Thunder
Verna
Vito

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