Want to give your kid a head start in the whole smarts department? Name him or her after one of these fictional characters. Just maybe wait until he’s old enough to explain the plot of Catch-22.

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Harriet (from “Harriet the Spy”)

Setting her up for precocity.

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Stuart (from “Stuart Little”)

Preferably if he’s got tiny little glasses.

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Jo (from “Little Women”)

You’re never too young for feminism.

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Leopold (from “Ulysses”)

Little Leo’s in for an epic life.

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Winnie (from “Winnie the Pooh”)

Cue adorable alert.

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Pip (from “Great Expectations”)

So. Darn. Cute. (He can go by Philip when he wants to seem serious.)

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Ramona (from “Beezus and Ramona”)

Eccentric and totally lovable. 

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Cash (from “As I Lay Dying”)

He’ll be the coolest kid in school.

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Hermione (from “Harry Potter”)

Girl boss in training. 

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Clay (from “The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay”)

It can totally be a first name, too.

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Celie (from “The Color Purple”)

Beautiful name, crazy-strong namesake.

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Milo (from “Catch-22”)

His English teachers will think you’re hip.

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Violet (from “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”)

Violet! You’re turning violet, Violet!

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Finn (from “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”)

A real guy’s guy.

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Clarissa (from “Mrs. Dalloway”)

We’re not afraid of your cool character names, VW.

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Heathcliff (from “Wuthering Heights”)

The boy will be born to brood.

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Zora (from “On Beauty”)

Could also pay homage to Neale Hurston.

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Calixta (from “The Storm”)

What is it about x’s that make names so inherently cool.

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Binx (from “The Moviegoer”)

Seriously…

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Malcolm (from “Macbeth”)

Mac, for short.

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