[DWJ] In which I satisfy the curious (I hope!)

Charles Butler charlescbutler at btinternet.com
Wed Sep 20 14:24:30 EDT 2006


Katarina Hjärpe <head_overheels at hotmail.com> wrote:
  >The only obvious fantasy name I noticed, though, is Ronja. That name didn't 
exist before Astrid Lindgren created it, and now it's the 75th most common 
name given to newborn girls
   
  Interesting. Are there any other fantasy names that have passed into common use? I can think of only two: Pamela (Sidney's Arcadia) and Wendy (Peter Pan).
   
  Charlie


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