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These baby names for sci-fi lovers are seriously far out

Are you a sci-fi fan? You’re in luck. There are droves of baby name inspirations at your fingertips, no matter where you look in the world of science fiction.

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Sci-fi has been a thing for decades, and as the books, TV series and films have progressed over the years, adoring fans have hopped on for an amazing ride. If you’re one of those, there are oodles of baby names hidden among your favorite fandoms that are just ripe for the picking. While some of these names aren’t too out there, there are some that are pretty unique, yet aren’t totally cuckoo — and even sci-fi names like Anakin are starting to take off.

From beloved TV shows like Star Trek to classic films like The Terminator, if you love otherworldly scenes, people on a mission, outer space or home-grown alien hunting, you’ve come to the right place. Crack your knuckles and dive in to these 70 amazing science fiction-inspired baby names, and see which ones will work for your little one.

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  • Aeryn: Farscape
  • Athena: Battlestar Galactica
  • Beverly: Star Trek
  • Clara: Doctor Who
  • Dana: The X-Files
  • Delenn: Babylon 5
  • Donna: Doctor Who
  • Elise: Bid Time Return
  • Ezri: Star Trek
  • Holly: Red Dwarf
  • Inara: Firefly
  • Janice: Star Trek
  • Jenny: Doctor Who
  • Jessica: Dune
  • Kathryn: Star Trek
  • Kira: Star Trek
  • Leia: Star Wars
  • Liara: Mass Effect
  • Lorraine: Back to the Future
  • Maggie: Sliders
  • Martha: Doctor Who
  • Maya: The Twilight Zone
  • Missy: Doctor Who
  • Monica: The X-Files
  • Moya: Farscape
  • Padme: Star Wars
  • Rey: Star Wars
  • Ripley: Alien
  • River: Doctor Who and Firefly
  • Rose: Doctor Who
  • Serina: Battlestar Galactica
  • Tasha: Star Trek
  • Theora: Max Headroom
  • Vala: Stargate SG-1
  • Zhora: Blade Runner

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