Some people collect stamps and I love everything about researching and finding unique and unusual baby names. Hey don’t judge… Lucky for you I’m willing to share my research! In this Best baby names series I will look into different names from games, geeky series, comics or movies.
Baby names series part 1
In part one of this series we will start with some Skyrim baby names! Why? Because lately I’m back in my Dragonborn mood. When I found a random fandom website with all the names listed I slightly regretted my choice though (so.. many.. names). But hey your girl stayed committed to her work and compared all the names listed and made her top picks. So let’s do this!
Skyrim baby names for girls
Who: In Skyrim Bodil is a Nord miner working in the Iron-Breaker mine in Dawnstar.
Origin: The name Bodil, of Norse origin (a North Germanic language) is used as a girl (female) name. People having the name Bodil are in general originating from Denmark, Norway, Sweden.
Meaning: Cure or remedy for battle, A battle maiden
Who: Camilla Valerius is the sister from Lucan Valerius who is the Riverwood trader. Two men in Riverwood are in love with her. Camilla will choose one of them by completing the quest: ‘A lovely letter‘.
Origin:It is a name of Latin origin and is the feminine form of Camillus. Camilla was the name of a legendary warrior maiden of the Volsci. Meaning: Helper to the priest, servant of the temple, free-born, noble
Who: I just adore the characterisation of this name. In Whiterun you will find an elderly Nord lady called Lillith Maiden-Loom. Not much is know about Lillith’s past, but there are indications that she was a bit shady in her younger years.
Origin:This was the name of a demon in ancient Assyrian myths. In Jewish folklore Lillith is portrayed as Adam’s rejected first wife, who was turned into a hideous night demon for refusing to obey him.
Meaning: ‘Of the night’, night monster
Who: She wrote the note: ‘Per your request’ and is the master wizard at the College of Winterhold. Her duties are to welcoming the new apprentices to the College and showing them around.
Origin: This is also a name from Latin origin. Girls with the name Mirabelle are in general from France. Mirabelle is also the name of a delicate French plum.
Meaning: Lovely, of wondrous beauty, marvellous
Who: She is the Daedric princes of sundry, dark and shadow spirits and also known as the Mistress of Decay, the Devourer of the dead and the spirit Daedra. Namira is often associated with insects and spiders.
Origin: The name has an Arabic origin. The highest recorded use of the first name Namira was in 2016 with a total of 10 babies.
Meaning: Leopard, tigress, tidy woman, sweet water
Skyrim baby names for boys
Who: The badass dragon from the main quests also known as Dovahzul, the world eater. We first meet him at our execution in Helgen.
Origin: Old High German variant form of Aldwin.
Meaning: From the old manor, old and wise ruler/friend
Who: He is a sailor that likes to enjoys calm seas, fine wine, books and women. He is a dangerous man that is not afraid of bloodshed and part of the Red Wave crew.
Origin: Dorian is from Greek origin.
Meaning: Descendant of Dorus
Who: He is a Nord werewolf that lives in Whiterun and is a member of the Companions. Like the rest of them he lives in Jorrvaskr.
Origin: Vilkas is a Lithuanian family name. I think it’s a very romantic name with a strong meaning. I would adore it as a baby name.
Who: Arkay or Ark’ay is the god of the cycle of birth and death. Some sources state that his life began as a mortal human who joined the ranks of the gods. His main capel is located in Cyrodiil.
Origin: I would love a little boy named Arkay. After a lot of research I’ve found some companies named Arkay. Unfortunately I could not find a meaning for this name. If you can tell me more about this name please let me know!
Who: Revyn Sadri is a Dunmer General goods merchant.
Origin: The Revyn surname is a Scottish habitation name. That is, the surname is derived from a place name. If you know the meaning of Revyn please let me know. Because unfortunately I could not find a meaning for Revyn either!
Here are some Skyrim baby names that didn’t make the cut, but I definitely like them!
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source: behindthebabyname.com, skyrim.fandom.com, babycenter.com