The Best Roald Dahl Baby Names for Whizzpopping Wonder

Emily Manning

Emily Manning

November 13, 2020

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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!

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.

Scrumdiddlyumptious Roald Dahl Baby Names

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!

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


Agatha (Matilda)
Alfie (Esio Trot)
Amanda (Matilda)
Arthur (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)
Augustus (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)


Billy (The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me)
Bruce (Matilda)


Charlie (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)


Danny (Danny, the Champion of the World)

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Eva (The Witches)


Felicity (Fantastic Mr Fox)


George (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)
Georgina (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)


Hortensia (Matilda)

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James (James and the Giant Peach)
Jemima (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang)
Jennifer (Matilda)
Jeremy (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang)
Joe (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)
Josephine (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)


Lavender (Matilda)
Luke (The Witches)


Magnus (Matilda)
Matilda (Matilda)
Mike (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)


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Quentin (Quentin Blake, illustrator)


Roald (Roald Dahl, author)
Roberta (Esio Trot)


Sophie (The BFG)


Victor (Danny, the Champion of the World)
Violet (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)


Willy (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)


Zinnia (Matilda)

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Published On: November 13th, 2020 / Categories: For Parents / Last Updated: August 15th, 2022 / Tags: , /

About the Author: Emily Manning

Emily Manning
Emily is the coffee-loving Editor of MyKidsTime. Mum of one daughter and two naughty Tibetan Terriers, she is particularly partial to Curly Wurlys and unable to resist pretty stationery and new cookbooks. As an avid foodie and domestic goddess-wannabe, she is most likely to be found in the kitchen.

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