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Game of Thrones baby names are hot now! Here is a list of the most common names from the Song of Ice and Fire series of novels by George R.R. Martin and subsequent HBO Series, Game of Thrones. You might want to consider these when choosing baby names for your baby.

Warning: Contains Spoilers

Arya Stark

Daughter of Ned and Catelyn Stark

Balon Greyjoy

Lord of the Iron Islands and the father of Theon and Yara.

Barristan Selmy

Lord Commander of the Kingsguard and a member of the Small Council. Forced into retirement by Joffrey and Cersei. Offers his services to Daenerys.

Benjen Stark

Eddard's younger brother, First Ranger of the Night's Watch.

Bran Stark

Son of Ned and Catelyn, maimed in fall from tower, pushed by Jaime Lannister

Brienne of Tarth

Originally a member of Renly Baratheon's Kingsguard, accused of killing him and flees with Catelyn, ending up in her service.


Tyrion's right hand man

Catelyn Tully (Stark)

Matriarch of Stark family, wife to Eddard (Ned)

Cersei Lannister

Queen of Roberth Baratheon, mother of Joffrey

Daenerys Targaryen

Daughter of King Aeryss II Targaryen (The Mad King) and Mother of Dragons.

Davos Seaworth

Knight and supporter of Stannis Baratheon

Eddard Stark

Patriarch of the Stark Family. Hand of the King to Robert Baratheon.

Edmure Tully

Catelyn and Lysa's younger brother and the Lord of Riverrun. Groom at "Red Wedding"


Illegitimate son of King Robert

Gregor Clegane ("The Mountain")

Ser Gregor Clegane is a huge knight and the elder brother of Sandor Clegane ("The Hound").


Mentally handicapped stablehand at Winterfell who can only say the word: Hodor. Becomes protector of Bran and siblings.

Ilyn Payne

Mute executioner

Jaqen H'ghar

Tells Arya she can name three people for him to kill to repay the three deaths she stole.

Jaime Lannister

Twin brother (and lover) of Cersei, the Queen. Member of the Kingsguard and an exceptionally skilled swordsman.

Jeor Mormont

997th Lord Commander of the Night's Watch, is the estranged father of Ser Jorah

Joffrey Baratheon

Current child king of the seven kingdoms. Son of Jaime and Cersei Lannister

Jojen Reed

Joins Bran (along with sister Meera) in journey to the Wall

Jon Arryn

Former Hand of the King to Robert Baratheon. Deceased when the story begins.

Jon Snow (Stark)

Illegitimate son of Eddard Stark. Joins Night's Watch.

Jorah Mormont

Exiled knight in the service of Daenerys Targaryen

Khal Drogo

Warlord of the Dothraki people. Married Daenerys Targaryen as an arranged marriage. Daenerys names her favorite dragon after him: Drogon.

Lancel Lannister

Cousin of Cersei, Jaime, and Tyrion Lannister. Becomes Cersei's lover when Jaime goes to war.

Lysa Tully (Arryn)

Sister of Catelyn Stark, a little mad.

Loras Tyrell

Brother of Margaery

Mace Tyrell

Father of Margaery and Loras

Mance Rayder

Former ranger of the Night's Watch who became "King-Beyond-the-Wall" and leader of the Wildings.

Margaery Tyrell

Wife of the late Renly Baratheon, marries King Joffrey for political reasons.

Meera Reed

Joins Bran (along with brother Jojen) in hi sjourney to the Wall.


A priestess of R'hllor in service to Stannis Baratheon.

Myrcella Baratheon

Younger sister of Joffrey

Olenna Redwyne

Grandmother of Loras and Margaery Tyrell


Wilding raider and warg, capable of entering the minds of animals. Killed by Jon Snow.


Free folk woman, captive of Winterfell, protector of Bran Stark

Petyr Baelish ("Littlefinger")

Master of Coin in King Robert Baratheon's Small Council. He grew up with Catelyn Tully and fought Ned's brother Brandon for her hand.

Podrick Payne

Podrick is a young squire assigned to Tyrion Lannister


King's advisor, pretends to be frail

Ramsay Snow (Bolton)

Captures and tortures Theon-renames him to Reek

Renly Baratheon

Youngest brother of King Robert Baratheon

Robb Stark

Eldest son of Eddard and Catelyn Stark. Goes into battle with the Lannisters for the Iron Throne.

Robert Baratheon

Friend of Ned Stark, succeeds the "Mad King" as King of the Seven Kingdoms.

Roslin Frey (Tully)

Bride in "Red Wedding"

Rickon Stark

Youngest child of Eddard and Catelyn Stark.

Roose Bolton

Patriarch of the Bolton family, known for flaying their enemies alive. Father of Ramsay. Betrays the Starks in the "Red Wedding"

Samwell Tarly

New recruit to Night's Watch, companion to Jon Snow

Sandor Clegane "The Hound"

Joffrey Barathion's bodyguard and member of the Kingsguard. Ends up being the protector of Arya and Sansa Stark.

Sansa Stark

Daughter of Net and Catelyn Stark. Originally betrothed to King Joffrey, ends up marrying Tyrion Lannister.


Prostitute, companion of Tyrion, hand maiden to Sansa Stark

Stannis Baratheon

Brother to Robert, fighting for throne

Theon Greyjoy

"Ward" to Eddard Stark

Talisa (Stark) - not in books

Wife of Robb Stark, killed with unborn child in "Red Wedding"

Tommen Baratheon

Younger brother of Joffrey

Tyrion Lannister

Dwarf son of Tywin Lannister, his mother died while giving birth to him. Becomes "Master of the Coin" to King Joffrey and is ordered to marry Sansa Stark.

Tywin Lannister

Patriarch of the Lannister family, father to Tyrion, Cersei and Jaime Lannister.


Eunuch advisor to the crown.

Viserys Targaryen

Narcissistic brother to Daenerys. Exiled prince and heir of the Targaryen dynasty.

Walder Frey

Head of House Frey, Lord of the Crossing and bannerman to House Tully. Known for outliving his many wives and fathered over 100 children. Betrays the Starks as the host of the infamous "Red Wedding"

Yara Greyjoy

Sister of Theon


Wilding woman, in love with Jon Snow

Full List of Characters A full list of ASOIF characters can be found here.

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