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Jane Austen-Inspired Baby Names

67 Baby Names Jane Austen Would Certainly Approve Of

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a pregnant couple must be in want of a baby name. But between the popular ones, the classic ones, the unusual ones, the zodiac-based ones, and everything in between, choosing the perfect moniker for your little one is no easy task. If you are a self-proclaimed book-lover, why not give your newborn a name inspired by one of the greats of British literature, Jane Austen? Read on to discover our picks, and if you need even more inspiration, have a look at girl names inspired by English literature's greatest heroines.

Girl Names

  1. Alicia (Lady Susan)
  2. Anne (Sense and Sensibility, Persuasion)
  3. Augusta (Emma)
  4. Caroline (Pride and Prejudice)
  5. Cassandra (The Beautiful Cassandra)
  6. Catherine (Pride and Prejudice, Northanger Abbey, Lady Susan)
  7. Charlotte (Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Sanditon)
  8. Clara (Sanditon)
  9. Darcy (Pride and Prejudice)
  10. Eleanor (Northanger Abbey)
  11. Elinor (Sense and Sensibility)
  12. Eliza (Sense and Sensibility)
  13. Elizabeth (Pride and Prejudice, Persuasion, The Watsons)
  14. Emma (Emma, The Watsons)
  15. Esther (Sanditon)
  16. Fanny (Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park)
  17. Frederica (Lady Susan)
  18. Georgiana (Pride and Prejudice)
  19. Harriet (Emma)
  20. Henrietta (Persuasion)
  21. Isabella (Emma, Northanger Abbey)
  22. Jane (Pride and Prejudice, Emma)
  23. Julia (Mansfield Park)
  24. Kitty (Pride and Prejudice)
  25. Louisa (Persuasion)
  26. Lucy (Sense and Sensibility)
  27. Lydia (Pride and Prejudice)
  28. Margaret (Sense and Sensibility)
  29. Maria (Mansfield Park)
  30. Marianne (Sense and Sensibility)
  31. Mary (Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Persuasion)
  32. Nancy (Sense and Sensibility)
  33. Sophia (Sense and Sensibility, Persuasion)
  34. Susan (Lady Susan, Mansfield Park)

Boy Names

  1. Allen (Northanger Abbey)
  2. Bingley (Pride and Prejudice)
  3. Brandon (Sense and Sensibility)
  4. Charles (Pride and Prejudice, Persuasion, Lady Susan)
  5. Clay (Persuasion)
  6. Collin (Pride and Prejudice)
  7. Darcy (Pride and Prejudice)
  8. Edmund (Mansfield Park)
  9. Edward (Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Sanditon)
  10. Elliot (Persuasion, Persuasion)
  11. Elton (Emma)
  12. Fitzwilliam (Pride and Prejudice)
  13. Frank (Emma)
  14. Frederick (Northanger Abbey, Persuasion)
  15. George (Pride and Prejudice, Emma)
  16. Grant (Mansfield Park)
  17. Henry (Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey)
  18. James (Northanger Abbey, Persuasion)
  19. John (Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey)
  20. Lucas (Pride and Prejudice)
  21. Martin (Emma)
  22. Parker (Sanditon)
  23. Philip (Emma)
  24. Reginald (Lady Susan)
  25. Robert (Sense and Sensibility, Emma)
  26. Russell (Persuasion)
  27. Smith (Sense and Sensibility, Persuasion)
  28. Thomas (Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park)
  29. Tom (The Watsons)
  30. Vernon (Lady Susan)
  31. Walter (Persuasion)
  32. Wickham (Pride and Prejudice)
  33. William (Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Persuasion)
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