Character Naming

As an Author naming your Character is an important step right after coming up with the plot. I am here to help you choose the right character name for you and your story.

Make sure your character name is Genre Appropriate. Make sure if it's a Historical Fiction novel or takes place in a real time period that the name was used then. Or if it's a fictionalized place then you can be as creative as you wish.

Just have fun with naming your character. It is after all your story.

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Arendelle / Arendell

Meaning: (Aren: Eagle, Ruler, Exalted, Enlightened, Mountain of Strength, High Mountain, Variant of Aaron Delle / Dell: Small Valley, From an English surname which originally denoted a person who lived in a dell or valley.)

Origin: (Hebrew, Old Norse, Old English)

Pronunciation: (Aren: AARahN, AIR-en Delle / Dell: DEL Arendelle / Arendell: AIR-en-DEL)

Gender: Female

I have seen the movie Frozen advertised of late. The kingdom that the two princesses are from is called Arendelle. The meanings are strong and good. I really liked the name when I first read about the movie. It has a very fantasy like look which I love. It is however a real name, a surname to be exact, so it can be used by other authors in their novels. Good Nicknames: Aren, Elle, Delle.

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I try to have the most accurate Meanings, Origin and Pronunciations for the names on this blog. It is best though to do research into the names you decide to use for your characters as there can be errors on my blog. Or meanings, origins, and pronunciations I have not seen thus not been able to add to this blog.

Try some of the leading Baby Name Sites and Baby Name or Character Naming books as well.

The baby name sites below are where I collect many of the Names, Origins, and Pronunciations I use on this blog.

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