Aw, little Nebuchadnezzar has your dimples!

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Scifi_babynamesScifi_babynamesLittle geekling coming soon? Take this opportunity forever cement his or her geek cred (or send him howling to therapy) with a science-fiction-derived moniker! Some day little Lando might be having a play date with Barbarella, you never know. Also, true story, my sister legally changed her name to a Klingon name. So think of all the money your kid’ll save in court costs.

Need inspiration? Check out Sci-Fi Baby Names: 500 Out-of-This-World Baby Names from Anakin to Zardoz. Written by (presumabluy uber-geek) Robert Schnakenberg, author of The Encyclopedia Shatnerica (everything you wanted to know about Bill Shatner, and some stuff you wish you hadn’t learned), the book groups names into categories such as Power Names, Intellectual Names and so on, you’re sure to have an easy time of it. Your only challenge will be to survive Grandma’s wrath.

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