The Best Roald Dahl Baby Names For Whizzpopping Wonder

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Roald Dahl’s creativity knew no bounds, and his books have been loved by generations. Take some inspiration from his world of quirky characters with the best Roald Dahl baby names that are full of whizzpopping wonder!

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As the mum to a Matilda, it’s safe to say that I am a BIG Roald Dahl fan and actually had quite a few of these names on my favourites list.


There are some real gems within the world of Roald Dahl’s characters, offering great inspiration when you’re looking for a classic, cool or quirky name for your new baby.

Take a look below and let us know your favourite – Hortensia, anyone?

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#1. Agatha (Matilda)

#2. Alfie (Esio Trot)

#3. Amanda (Matilda)

#4. Arthur (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)

#5. Augustus (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)

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#6. Billy (The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me)

#7. Bruce (Matilda)

#8. Charlie (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)

#9. Danny (Danny, the Champion of the World)

#10. Eva (The Witches)

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#11. Felicity (Fantastic Mr Fox)

#12. George (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)

#13. Georgina (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)

#14. Hortensia (Matilda)

#15. James (James and the Giant Peach)

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#16. Jemima (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang)

#17. Jennifer (Matilda)

#18. Jeremy (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang)

#19. Joe (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)

#20. Josephine (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)

#21. Lavender (Matilda)

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#22. Luke (The Witches)

#23. Magnus (Matilda)

#24. Matilda (Matilda)

#25. Mike (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)

#26. Quentin (Quentin Blake, illustrator)

#27. Roald (Roald Dahl, author)

#28. Roberta (Esio Trot)

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#29. Sophie (The BFG)

#30. Victor (Danny, the Champion of the World)

#31. Violet (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)

#32. Willy (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)

#33. Zinnia (Matilda)

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Which of these Roald Dahl baby names is your favourite? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!

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