TOP TEN TUESDAY – Characters We Would Name A Child After

Top Ten Tuesday.13

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.
This week we get to talk about Characters We Would Name A Child After. Which is SO perfect because……
Chelsea is going to be a mommy!  Next spring her husband and her will be bringing a sweet little baby into the world.  We are over the moon ecstatic for them!  See, isn’t this topic just perfect?!  The first seven names are on Chelsea’s baby name list.  We can’t wait to see which name she chooses!  Two names are Jen’s choices that her husband said no to when she was pregnant back in the day.  And the last two are names Anna loves for the future!  Have fun reading through out list.

Ugly Love
(Chelsea’s Choice – Review)
Talon by Julie Kagawa
(Chelsea’s Choice – Review)

1.   Miles from Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover

2.  Garret  from Talon (Talon #1) by Julie Kagawa

an ember in the ashes sabaa tahir
(Chelsea’s Choice – Review)
the distance between us kasie west
(Chelsea’s Choice – Review)

3.  Elias  from An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes #1) by Sabaa Tahir

4.  Xander  from The Distance Between Us by Kasie West


the summer of chasing mermaids sarah ockler
(Chelsea’s Choice – Review)
thoughtless sc stephens
(Chelsea’s Choice)

5. Christian  from The Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah Ockler

6.  Kellen  from Thoughtless (Thoughtless #1) by S.C. Stephens


(Chelsea & Jen’s Choice – Review)
True of Blood Witch Fairy Bonnie Lamer
(Jen’s Choice)

7.  Aiden  from Half-Blood (Covenant #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

8.  Kallen  from True of Blood (Witch Fairy #1) by Bonnie Lamer

The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken
(Anna’s Choice)
magonia maria dahvana headley
(Anna’s Choice – Review)

9.  Liam  from The Darkest Minds (The Darkest Minds #1) by Alexandra Bracken

10.  Jason  from Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley

So these are Characters We Would Name A Child After!  Do you share any of the same with us?  If not, what names do you have on your list?

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17 Comments

  1. Jamie @ Watch Game Read

    Congrats on the pregnancy! They’re all good names! I really love the name Aiden. Liam and Elias are great too. I don’t have children, but I’ve used the first two is stories I’ve written 🙂
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    • Chelsea (Peril Please)

      Thank you so much!! I love all my names, but hubbs isn’t quite as keen…I imagine it will be a battle to the end. lol

  2. AngelErin

    Miles, Elias, and Aiden are good ones! Jason is great too. Jason was almost my first baby’s name, then she was a girl not a boy. Lol!
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    • Jen

      Yes for Aiden! Maybe I can someday have a puppy with that name, but I’m really wanting Gizmo for a future boy puppy. OH Jason was my name choice too for my second one – I was between Jason and Jacob. But yup, we can’t chose what sex we’re going to have. 🙂

  3. Nina

    Congratulations to Chelsea! Well, I really like Aiden, Liam, and Jason. I also love Delilah (A Gathering of Shadows), Saba (Blood Red Road), Luca (Vendetta), and Yelena (Poison Study) :))

    • Anna

      Oooh your names are awesome too! I LOVE Delilah <3

    • Chelsea (Peril Please)

      Thank you, Nina! xo

  4. Theresa Hernandez

    Hahaha!! Love that both Kallen and Kellen are on the list!
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    • Jen

      I thought that was pretty funny too that we were only one letter off from each other. 🙂

  5. Lauren @ Always Me

    Congrats!!

    You don’t see Xander all that often, one of the only others I can think of with that name is the Buffy character. 🙂

    Lauren @ Always Me

    • Chelsea (Peril Please)

      Yeah it’s definitely unique…and it will continue to be, considering it was shot down immediately by hubbs lol

  6. Renee

    I have a friend named Kellen- great list.
    My ttt
    http://hauntedgravebooks.blogspot.com/2016/10/top-ten-tuesday-top-ten-characters-you.html

    • Jen

      Does he know what type of book he is in ;).

  7. Arielle Starzynski

    This is ADORABLE ♥!!! Ever since I was introduced to Connor Cobalt from the Calloway Sisters series I have loved the name for a little boy. 🙂

    • Chelsea (Peril Please)

      Aw! If I didn’t know so many Connor’s, I’d like it, too lol

  8. Rebecca

    I would agree with Liam from TDM! (It’s the only one I’ve read on gthis list so I might be a bit biased). 🙂
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    • Jen

      Oh, I loved Liam from TDM too! I can’t wait to see who they are casting as him in the movie. Hopefully we’ll all have an announcement soon! 🙂

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