Tuesday, July 19, 2005

Some names to think about . . .

This is from a e-mail from Chad (my little brother):

We haven't had problems coming up with boys' names. Ian Parker is the frontrunner at this point; just like Benjamin's middle name comes from Prof. X, Parker comes from Spiderman. But we haven't come across any good female superhero aliases that we like - any suggestions? As with Prof. X and Spiderman, we like heritage that reflects intelligence, cleverness and agiliity, rather than brute strength. I thought that Serra did that, considering the attributes of the card, and it happens that Kate likes the name Sara. Anyway, still kicking around names. Kate really wants a girl so it's important to come up with a good girl name option.

This is what I said:

Suggestions? I have a few. You have come to the right person.

Crystal (from the Fantastic Four, part of the Inhumans Royal Family)
Amora (aka Enchantress, a Avengers foe)
Wanda Maximoff (aka the Scarlet Witch from the Avengers)
Sersi (was in the Avengers)
Silver Sable (from Spider-Man)
Jessica Drew (aka Spider-Woman)

Also for a boy's middle name you could go with Magnus (like in Erik Magnus Lehnsherr, aka Magneto).

So you can have Prof. X and Magneto in the names.

What do you think? Any of name look good? Do they make you name list?

Any other suggestions out there?
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1 comment:

Chad White said...

Well, we just can't name our kid after a villain - even a cool one like Magneto. So Amora's out, too. C'mon. That seems too much like tempting fate.

Is Silver Sable her alias as well? That's her hero name, right?

And Crystal is out as well because of its - ahem - unsavory connotations with a certain profession.

The Scarlet Witch is cool. I mentioned her to Kate already but didn't know her alias. Wanda Maximoff. That's unusual.

Sersi sounds a little sinister. What's her deal?