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How many people have named their children after favorite tv/movie characters?

We named our son William Thomas. There is a character on Star Trek named William T. Riker. However, his great-grandfathers on both sides were Williams.

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robinsi2000

Asked by robinsi2000 at 8:50 PM on Jul. 31, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • Heh =] We named our daughter Jossalyn. The female lead in A Knight's Tale has that name.
    caitxrawks

    Answer by caitxrawks at 8:52 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • Pets, yes. Children, no.
    I had a cat named Pocahontas, a dog named Pinocchio, a horse named Casper . . . I could go on forever.
    allans_girl

    Answer by allans_girl at 8:53 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • People think that I did my dd is named Talyn and everyone thinks I named her after the guy on Laguna Beach. But I had picked her name out back in High school before that show even came out.
    KatSul

    Answer by KatSul at 9:00 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • My cousin named her daughter Marissa, after Mischa Barton's character on The OC LOL!
    caitxrawks

    Answer by caitxrawks at 9:01 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • My husband named our daughter Kairea after the kingdom hearts video game!! I didnt know until after the birth cert was filed out!!! I just thought he picked a beautiful name!!
    KaireasMommy

    Answer by KaireasMommy at 9:14 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • people think we name our son after micheal jackson which isnt the case i loved the name micheal and had a doll when i was little that i called micheal and vowed to name my first born son micheal (i know weird) then joe was after my husbands uncle who got killed in the military during a search and rescue
    bonnie-jo

    Answer by bonnie-jo at 9:15 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • I did, my oldest daughter is named Ariel after the mermaid.
    tiffanyv123

    Answer by tiffanyv123 at 9:18 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • Ariel is a nice name. I don't blame you.
    sweetmom1007

    Answer by sweetmom1007 at 9:25 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • Our oldest daughter's middle name is Michaela after Jane Seymour character Dr. Michaela Quinn. I love that show and I have every season on dvd.
    Ladybugkisses76

    Answer by Ladybugkisses76 at 9:28 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • Yup. Logan, from the Gillmore Girls =]
    Mommy2LPK

    Answer by Mommy2LPK at 9:38 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

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