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10 Game of Thrones Inspired Baby Girl Names

1. Dani

Danaerys TargaryenThe ‘Mother of Dragons’ full name (breaker of chains, freer of slaves, etc., etc.,) could cover a whole page, but we like the name ‘Dani’ which could be short for Danielle and also doubles as a unisex name. Danaerys means ‘storm born’. Was your little girl born/conceived during a storm?

2. Catelyn/Caitlin/Catlyn

Catelyn Stark

Wife of Ned Stark and Lady of Winterfell. Catelyn proved incredibly strong after her husband’s death, supporting her son Robb’s claim as the ‘King in the North’. Catelyn also means ‘Pure’.

3. Marjory

Maergery Tyrell

Queen of Westeros and wife of King Tommen Lannister, Maergery is as secretive as she is charming and beautiful. Marjory means ‘Pearl’ which is appropriate for the character. What lies beneath that enigmatic smile?

4. Marcella

Myrcella Lannister

A princess of Westeros and daughter of Cersei Lannister, Myrcella travelled to Dorne to be betrothed to Trystane, son of Doran Martell, whom she fell in love with. Myrcella also means ‘Princess’. An ideal choice for your little princess?

5. Sansa

Sansa Stark

Eldest daughter of Eddard Stark, Sansa has certainly had her trials and tribulations since the very start. However, these have given her a strength that shows her growing more like her mother Catelyn, every day. Sansa means ‘praise and charm’.

6. Gilly

Gilly, daughter of Craster of the Free Folk was rescued from the attack of a White Walker by Sam Tarly and he has been the protector of her and her baby ever since. Gilly has great inner strength and bolsters Sam’s confidence when undermined by others. Gilly is short for ‘Gilly Flower’ and means ‘My Joy’. Could also be a shortened version of ‘Gillian’.

7. Ygritte

Ygritte the wildling was Jon Snow’s first love. She also coined the now-famous catchphrase ‘You know nothing, Jon Snow’. Ygritte was a brave warrior and an eagle-eyed markswoman. Ygritte means Wild Heron/Bird. Will your little Ygritte fly high?

8. Brienne/Brianna

Brienne of Tarth

A high-born lady who became a knight, serves the House of Stark with unswerving loyalty. A match for any man in a fight, Brienne has earned the honour of knighthood many times over. Brienne means ‘strong’. Ideal for a sturdy girl.

9. Arya

Arya Stark

Youngest daughter of Eddard Stark, Arya has travelled far and has had many adventures since the start of the epic saga. Although young, her single-minded ambition to become an expert swordswoman has paid off. Arya means ‘noble’.

10. Shae

Handmaid to Sansa Stark and lover of Tyrion Lannister, Shae was beautiful, resourceful and not afraid to love Tyrion despite the threat of danger from his family. Shae means ‘courteous’.


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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