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Literary Characters by Last Name

Based on the last name, guess the first names of these famous characters from books.
If more than one answer fits, choose the more famous one
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First submittedJuly 18, 2013
Last updatedJuly 24, 2013
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First
Last
Scarlett
O'Hara
Bella
Swan
Ebenezer
Scrooge
Samwise
Gamgee
Anna
Karenina
Sherlock
Holmes
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Last
Holden
Caulfield
Hermione
Granger
Bertie
Wooster
Jean
Valjean
Jay
Gatsby
David
Copperfield
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Last
Dante
Alighieri
Robinson
Crusoe
Phileas
Fogg
Arthur
Dent
Victor
Frankenstein
Sancho
Panza
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Last
Lemuel
Gulliver
Hester
Prynne
Abraham
Van Helsing
Holly
Golightly
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level 70
Jul 25, 2013
I didn't know the names in some that I've read, others I knew though I've never read them (or seen the movie).
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level 68
Oct 8, 2013
Got 17 - should have got them all.
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level 53
Oct 8, 2013
I bet it wasn't just me who wanted to put Doctor in front of Frankenstein! Missed some that were on the tip of my tongue, very frustrating.
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level 35
Aug 31, 2014
Yup, I put doctor first before I tried Victor. Also tried Harvey for Dent.....didn't get the right answer on that one.
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level 68
Nov 12, 2017
I tried "Great" for Gatsby. Surprise surprise, it didn't work either!
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level 65
Oct 8, 2013
I knew Frankenstein's first name courtesy of Mel Brooks.
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level 63
Oct 8, 2013
Anyone else try "Harvey Dent"?
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level 83
Oct 8, 2013
Yep, and Random Frequent Flyer because I couldn't remember her dad's name for a second
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level 77
Jul 10, 2016
No, I tried Bucky.
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level 72
Sep 15, 2019
I thought of that too. I really can't believe I spaced on The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy.
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level 74
Oct 8, 2013
Dante is something of an anomaly here since he was a real person who wrote The Divine Comedy whilst the rest are wholly fictional. In fairness, however, he was the main character in the trilogy.
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level 54
Oct 9, 2013
I'd say it's fair to separate the "fictional" Dante of the poem from the "real" Dante who wrote it. Though that's a fair point.
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level 76
Oct 23, 2014
Got "The Great" in my head and couldn't think of Gatsby's first name.
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level 21
Nov 4, 2014
Dante is not a 'character from a book'!! He was the author of The Divine Comedy!
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level 73
Nov 5, 2014
As well as the primary character. Remember, it is a fictional story where Dante is guided through Hell by the poet Virgil. Although not a fictional character, he is still a literary character all the same.
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level 21
Nov 4, 2014
Have never heard of Harvey Dent.
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level 58
Apr 21, 2015
Didn't even cross my mind to put "Bella" for "Swan." Kept trying "Elizabeth"....
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level 38
Feb 14, 2016
high five
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level 73
Dec 3, 2016
Geraldine Granger didn't work :)
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level 45
Dec 6, 2017
Dante is a real personn
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level 73
Dec 6, 2017
Yep...and the main character of his story. Therefore a literary character.
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level 73
May 12, 2019
Missed Van Helsing...thought his name was Gabriel.