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On My Mind: 7-16-17

Gus, Theo, and Ruby - At work I recently heard of a sibset consisting of eldest brother Gus, and then Theo, and a little sister named Ruby. It's so unusual (especially in my small southern town) to hear such stylish names that I was pretty floored when I heard it.

Augustine - Another name sighting from work - a little boy was calling for his friend all across the arcade - his name was Augustine.

Libuše - I've really been into Czech names here lately, and this one is one of my favorites. It comes from the Czech lib - which means "love". In legend, Libuše, also sometimes calledLubuše, Libussa, or Lubossa, was the name of a Princess and the founder of Prague.

Vampire Names

"Maharet and Mekare" by Omri Koresh

Halloween is upon us! For my favorite time of the year, I'm going to profile names taken from my favorite kind of creatures: vampires.

Girls:

Lucy - Dracula
Gloriana - Morganville Vampires
Margolotta - Discworld
Thistle - Night World
Marceline - Adventure Time
Pandora - The Vampire Chronicles
Selene - Underworld
Claudia - The Vampire Chronicles
Lilith - Mythology
Eli - Let the Right One In
Petronia - The Vampire Chronicles
Mavis - Hotel Transylvania
Carmilla - Carmilla
Elfriede - Tsukuyomi: Moon Phase
Lara - The Dresden Files
Drusilla - Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel
Maharet - The Vampire Chronicles
Poppy - Night World
Sophie-Anne - The Southern Vampire Mysteries
Ecatherina - Vampire: The Masquerade - Redemption
Mekare - The Vampire Chronicles
Salacia - Discworld

Boys:

Armand - The Vampire Chronicles
Barnabas - Dark Shadows
Kraven - Underworld
Vlad - Mythology
Gavner - Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant
Marius - The Vampire Chronicles
Caelan - Skulduggery Pleasant
Simon - The Silver Kiss
Dimitri - Vampire Academy
Absalom - Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Barlow - Salem's Lot
Lorcan - Vampirates
Viktor - Underworld
Deacon - Blade
Klaus - The Vampire Diaries
Lestat - The Vampire Chronicles
Morning - Suck It Up
Rudolph - The Little Vampire
Silas - The Graveyard Book
Valerian - Night World
Mick - Moonlight

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