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Game of Thrones baby names

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Medieval fantasy baby names

Are you a Game of Thrones fan? If you are, you’ve probably noticed that the show is chock-full of really unique names that have a melodic sound to them. Expand your fandom by bestowing your favorite character’s name on your baby.
Medieval fantasy baby names

HBO’s Emmy-winning series Game of Thrones is in its third season and has a massive fan base worldwide. Based on the fantasy novel series A Song of Ice and Fire written by American author George R. R. Martin, the show features complex story lines, in-depth characterization and compelling themes that run from inner corruption, religion, the allure of power, allegiance and deceit.

It is one of the most pirated series owing to the length of time between broadcast and its general availability to purchase.

Cast of characters

The characters in the TV show have really beautiful and often unique names — many names that you probably haven’t heard before, but are still gentle and melodic to the ear. We’ve gathered the best names — the main characters and the supporting cast — that make up the world of Game of Thrones. We’ve also included a brief bit of info about them, but we’ve tried to not spring any spoilers on those who haven’t had the chance to watch all of the episodes.

Game of Thrones names for girls

  • Arya: Third child of Eddard and Catelyn Stark
  • Brienne: A member of Renly Baratheon's Kingsguard
  • Catelyn: Lady of Winterfell, wife of Lord Eddard Stark
  • Cersei: Queen of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros
  • Daenerys: Exiled princess of the Targaryen dynasty, also known as “the Stormborn”
  • Gilly: A young Wilding girl north of the Wall
  • Lysa: Mistress of the Eyrie and sister of Catelyn Stark
  • Margaery: She is the only daughter of Lord Mace Tyrell
  • Melisandre: A priestess in service to Stannis Baratheon
  • Myrcella: A princess, she is the younger sister of Joffery
  • Osha: A Wilding woman held captive at Winterfell
  • Sansa: Second child of Eddard and Catelyn Stark
  • Selyse: Wife of Stannis Baratheon
  • Shae: Handmaiden to Sansa and love interest of Tyrion
  • Shireen: Daughter of Selyse and Stannis
  • Talisa: A healer on the battlefield
  • Yara: Daughter of Balon Greyjoy and sister of Theon
  • Ygritte: A Wilding with red hair

Game of Thrones names for boys

  • Benjen: Younger brother of Eddard Stark and a member of the Night’s Watch
  • Bran: The fourth child of Eddard and Catelyn Stark
  • Bronn: A swordsman retained by Tyrion Lannister
  • Davos: A former smuggler and knight in the service of Stannis Baratheon
  • Drogo: Warlord of the Dothraki people
  • Eddard: Eddard, also known as Ned, is the Lord of Winterfell and Warden of the North
  • Gendry: An apprentice blacksmith
  • Gregor: Older brother of Sandor
  • Grenn: A member of the Night’s Watch
  • Jaime: Twin brother of the queen and known as “Kingslayer”
  • Jeor: The Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch
  • Joffrey: Son of Cersei Lannister, he is the Crown Prince of the Seven Kingdoms
  • Jon: Bastard son of Eddard Stark
  • Jorah: An exiled knight in the service of Daenerys Targaryen
  • Petyr: Also known as “Littlefinger,” is the Master of Coin on the king’s Small Council
  • Renly: Youngest brother of Robert Baratheon
  • Rickon: Youngest child of Eddard and Catelyn Stark
  • Robb: Eldest son of Eddard and Catelyn Stark
  • Robert: King of the Seven Kingdoms
  • Samwell: A member of the Night’s Watch
  • Sandor: Also known as “The Hound,” he is Joffrey’s personal bodyguard
  • Stannis: He is the eldest of Robert Baratheon’s younger brothers
  • Theon: The youngest son of Lord Balon Greyjoy of the Iron Islands
  • Tommen: Younger brother of Joffery
  • Tyrion: Dwarf brother of Cersei and Jaime Lannister
  • Tywin: Lord of Casterly Rock, he is the father of Cersei, Jaime, and Tyrion
  • Varys: A royal spymaster also known as “The Spider”
  • Viserys: Exiled prince and heir of the Targaryen dynasty

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