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An awkward detail was that Andromeda was already engaged to her uncle, but Perseus turned him into stone, which got rid of him nicely.The name is pronounced an-DROHM-eh-da, and is said to mean “to think as a man” in Greek, interpreted as meaning to be as intelligent or brave as a man – which sounds a bit sexist, but the story isn’t exactly a feminist fairytale, and it’s clearly meant to be complimentary.If you don’t want to hide your love for the trilogy, go ahead and opt for Katniss, which is expected to be at the top of the baby name charts this year. Savannah: This wasn’t the first (and it won’t be the last) Nicholas Sparks-inspired name to make the list. The book’s main character, Hester, defied norms and conventions in an oppressive, conservative time, for the sake of her illegitimate daughter, Pearl.These are two great choices with an empowering backstory. Scout or Atticus: Known for being smart, steady and an advocate of truth, kindness and justice, Atticus represents morality and reason.The Bibbulum people of south-western Australia saw Canopus as their ancestor Waa Wahn, the trickster crow.The Maoris called it Atutahi, or “Stand Alone”, because of its brightness.The book’s spunky main character Scout has a unique name that manages to be classic and modern all at once.Considering the fact that Harper Lee is now meant to be releasing a sequel to the novel, you can definitely expect these names to rise from the literary ashes in the very near future. Alice: A little bit adventurous and a little bit quirky, this character is seriously endearing. (Photo via The Guardian) 27 28: Finn or Sawyer: So technically these are the last names of Mark Twain’s most famous characters, but they’re too darn cute to leave out.
Carina Carina is a constellation of the southern hemisphere; its name is Latin for “keel”, and it represents part of the ship, the , sailed by Jason and the Argonauts in Greek legend.When Jupiter broke off one of her horns, it became the ‘”horn of plenty”, which provided its owner with whatever food they desired.For the Boorong people of Victoria, this star was Purra, a kangaroo who is chased and killed by the twins in the constellation of Gemini; the tracks of Purra form the bed of the Wimmera River.We’re also almost positive we’ve never met a Winfield, which means it’s likely your baby won’t have to deal with name competition or alternate spelling confusion.(Photo via The Syracuse Library) inspired, Gale is actually a super sweet name for a boy. Savannah’s an extra pretty one with a sweet, Southern heritage. Hester or Pearl: Here are a couple of old school name with a whole lotta power.