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The Best Jane Austen-Inspired Baby Names

by Liz Lesnick

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Photo credit: Elena Litsova Photography, Moment Open/Getty Images

July 18th marks the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. I can’t imagine a more fitting tribute to one of English literature’s greatest novelists than to name your baby after one of Austen’s memorable characters. After all, isn’t it a truth universally acknowledged that a family in possession of a baby must be in want of a name?

Here are some lovely baby names inspired by Jane Austen’s works.

What other Jane Austen characters do you love? Share with us in the comments below!