The Americans / The Catch

The Americans / The Catch

The Americans (FX) and The Catch (ABC) have both violated character naming rule #1 – Make the Name Age Appropriate. In the FX period series…

Names from SUITS

Names from SUITS

I’m a huge fan of the show, huge fan. And because I’m a name-o-phile, the unusual character naming convention on SUITS (USA Network) did not…

Iconic Creeper Names

Iconic Creeper Names

It’s becoming all the rage to name babies after favorite fictional characters. The names Atticus, Hazel, Elsa and Piper all come from popular movies, books…

True Detective Names

True Detective Names

We’re one episode away from the conclusion of TRUE DETECTIVE, a new HBO miniseries written and directed by Nic Pizzolatto, starring Woody Harrelson and Matthew…

Game of Thrones Names

Game of Thrones Names

George R.R. Martin has succeeded in creating some of the best fantasy names in literature. There are just under 1,700 named characters in the first…

How to Choose Character Names

Jennifer Moss is an author of two novels and the founder of BabyNames.com. She has over 15 years of experience naming babies, companies and fictional…