Game of Thrones Names of the Week #1

Arya

Female
Alternate Spelling: Aria
Pronunciation: Are-Ya
Origin: India; Persian
Meaning: Noble; Friend; Faithful
Well-Known Aryas: Arya Stark (Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin), Arya Drottningu (Inheritance Cycle, Christopher Paolini), Aria Montgomery (Pretty Little Liars), Aria T’Loak (Mass Effect Video Games)

Brandon

Male
Nickname: Bran
Pronunciation: Bran-done
Origin: Ireland
Meaning: Little Raven
Well-Known Brandons: Brandon ‘Bran’ Stark (Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin), Colonel Brandon (Sense and
Sensibility
, Jane Austen), Brandon Walsh (Beverly Hills 90210), Brandon ‘Bam’ Margera (Skateboarder), Brandon Stanton (Photographer)

Jon

Male
Alternate Spelling: John
Short Form Of: Jonathan
Pronunciation: Jon
Origin: Israel
Meaning: Gift of God
Well-Known Jons: Jon Snow (Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin), Jon Arbuckle (Garfield, Jim Davis), Jon Cozart (Youtuber), Jon Stewart (TV Host), Jon Stevens (Singer)

Robb

Male
Alternate Spelling: Rob
Short Form Of: Robert
Pronunciation: Rob
Origin: England
Meaning: Famed; Bright; Shining
Well-Known Robbs: Robb Stark (Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin), Robert Baratheon (Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin), Robert Barone (Everybody Loves Raymond), Robert Crawley (Downton Abbey), Rob Morrow (Actor), Robert Irwin (Son of Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin)

Sansa

Female
Pronunciation: San-Za
Origin: Sanskrit
Meaning: Praise; Charm
Note: Sansa itself is not an overly common name and many actually believe it to be a created name by George R.R. Martin. However, there are many variations of the name Sansa both as a first name and a last name
Well-Known Sansas: As a First Name: Sansa Stark (Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin), Sansar Chand (Ruler of
Kangra)
As a Last Name: Maya Sansa (Actress), Netan Sansara (Footballer), Netan Nico Sansara (Footballer)

Game of Thrones returns on the 12th! In celebration the names posted all month will come from the characters and actors in the show!

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