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10 Game of Thrones Inspired Baby Boy Names

1. John/Jon

John SnowA member of the Night’s Watch, Jon Snow’s integrity and unwavering sense of right and wrong elevated him from humble steward to Lord Commander and helped him to win the trust of the Wildlings. A simple and ‘no-nonsense’ name, Jon (or John) dates back to the Middle Ages and is still a popular name today.

2. Ned

Eddard ‘Ned’ Stark

Steward of the North and the Lord of Winterfell before being executed on a false charge of treason. “The North remembers.” Ned is a lovely shortened version of Edward and means ‘Rich’.

3. Rob

Robb Stark

Eldest son of Eddard Stark, heir to Winterfell and proclaimed ‘King in the North’, Robb was unafraid to assume his Father’s place as Lord of Winterfell and lead his forces to war. Robb, (or Rob) is a strong name meaning ‘Famed’ that could be derived from Robert or Robin.

4. Jamie

Jaime Lannister

Captain of the King’s Guard and brother to Cersei and Tyrion Lannister, Jaime is as handsome as he is brave but since the loss of his hand, has also learned humility and patience. Jaime (or Jamie) is a popular and versatile name that can suit a boy or a girl (link to Unisex Baby Names).

5. Bran/Brandon

Bran Stark

Since being pushed from a high window in the first series, Bran has developed the powers of a seer and is being trained by the ‘Three Eyed Raven’ who lives beyond the Wall. Is your baby an ‘old soul’? Then Bran, meaning ‘Raven’ might be the ideal choice of name.

6. Robert

Robert Baratheon

King of Westeros until dying from injuries sustained in an unfortunate hunting accident. Robert, meaning ‘bright and shining’ was a larger than life character who loved good food, good friends and good sport. An ideal choice for a boy with a boisterous personality!

7. Doran

Doran Martell

Wise and diplomatic ruler of Dorne and brother to Oberyn, the ‘Red Viper’. Doran also means ‘Wanderer.’

8. Sam

Samwell Tarly

Best friend of Jon Snow and protector of Gilly and her baby son (also named Sam). The big-hearted Watchman overcame his fear and took on a White Walker to save them. Sam means ‘God has heard’.

9. Peter

Petyr Baelish

A man who relishes power and political intrigue. If there’s a plot afoot, Petyr, also known as ‘Littlefinger’ is usually at the centre of it. Peter, meaning ‘rock’ would be an ideal name for a child of high intellect with an analytical mind.

10. Ramsay

Ramsay Bolton

Single-minded in his quest for power, Ramsay lets nothing (or nobody) get in his way. Ambitious for your boy? Then Ramsay might be an ideal choice of name.


About the Author

Jennifer Roche lives in North Dublin with her husband and two children. An avid content writer, Jennifer is passionate about food, nutrition and healthy living. Currently, Jennifer is studying at Griffith College, loves music and is a radio show DJ with her local community radio station, NearFM on The Grove Show.

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