Characters from Charles Dickens Novels

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Charles Dickens created characters with some of the most memorable (and sometimes silly) names in literary history. Here is a (non all-inclusive) list of them. (side note: just about any of these would make a good band name-- can't you see it now... Hannibal Chollop tonight at the Roxy!)

Male Character Book Found In Female Character Book Found In
Abel Garland Old Curiosity Shop Abbey Potterson Our Mutual Friend
Abel Magwich Great Expectations Ada Clare Bleak House
Adolphus Tetterby the Haunted Man Affery Flintwinch Little Dorrit
Alexandre Manette, Dr. A Tale of Two Cities Agnes Fleming Oliver Twist
Alfred Heathfield the Battle of Life Agnes Wickfield David Copperfield
Alfred Jingle Pickwick Papers Alice Brown Marwood Dombey and Son
Alfred Lammle Our Mutual Friend Amy Dorrit Little Dorrit
Alfred Mantalini Nicholas Nickelby Anastasia Veneering Our Mutual Friend
Allan Woodcourt Bleak House Anne Chickenstalker the Chimes
Anthony Chuzzlewit Martin Chuzzlewit Annie Strong David Copperfield
Anthony Jeddler the Battle of Life Arabella Allen Pickwick Papers
Arthur Clennam Little Dorrit Bella Wilfer Our Mutual Friend
Arthur Gride Nicholas Nickelby Belle A Christmas Carol
Arthur Havisham Great Expectations Bertha Plummer Cricket on the Hearth
Augustus Folair (Tommy) Nicholas Nickelby Betsy (Bet) Oliver Twist
Augustus Snodgrass Pickwick Papers Betsy Prig Martin Chuzzlewit
Barkis David Copperfield Betsy Quilp Old Curiosity Shop
Barnaby Rudge Barnaby Rudge Betsy Trotwood David Copperfield
Bayham Badger Bleak House Betty Higden Our Mutual Friend
Bazzard Mystery of Edwin Drood Biddy Great Expectations
Benjamin Allen Pickwick Papers Caroline "Caddy" Jellyby Bleak House
Benjamin Bailey Martin Chuzzlewit Charity Pecksniff "Cherry" Martin Chuzzlewit
Bentley Drummle Great Expectations Charlotte Neckett "Charley" Bleak House
Bill Sikes Oliver Twist Clara Barley Great Expectations
Bitzer Hard Times Clara Copperfield David Copperfield
Blathers Oliver Twist Clara Peggotty David Copperfield
Bob Cratchit A Christmas Carol Clarissa Spenlow David Copperfield
Bob Sawyer Pickwick Papers Clemency Newcome the Battle of Life
Bradley Headstone Our Mutual Friend Cleopatra Skewton Dombey and Son
Brownlow Oliver Twist Clickett David Copperfield
Bucket Bleak House Cornelia Blimber Dombey and Son
Bumble Oliver Twist Defarge, Madame a Tale of Two Cities
Caleb Plummer Cricket on the Hearth Dolly Varden Barnaby Rudge
Canon Crisparkle Mystery of Edwin Drood Dora Copperfield David Copperfield
Charles Bates Oliver Twist Dora Spenlow David Copperfield
Charles Cheeryble Nicholas Nickelby Edith Granger Dombey and Son
Charles Darnay A Tale of Two Cities Emily David Copperfield
Charles Mell David Copperfield Emma Haredale Barnaby Rudge
Charlie Hexam Our Mutual Friend Emma Micawber David Copperfield
Chevy Slyme Martin Chuzzlewit Emma Peecher Our Mutual Friend
Christopher Casby Little Dorrit Estella Great Expectations
Clarence Barnacle Little Dorrit Esther Summerson Bleak House
Clarriker Great Expectations Fan A Christmas Carol
Compeyson Great Expectations Fanny Cleaver Our Mutual Friend
Creakle David Copperfield Fanny Dombey Dombey and Son
Daniel Doyce Little Dorrit Fanny Dorrit Little Dorrit
Daniel Peggotty David Copperfield Fanny Squeers Nicholas Nickelby
Daniel Quilp Old Curiosity Shop Flopson Great Expectations
David Copperfield David Copperfield Flora Finching Little Dorrit
David Crimple "Crimp" Martin Chuzzlewit Florence Dombey Dombey and Son
Decimus Tite Barnacle Little Dorrit Good Mrs. Brown Dombey and Son
Dick Datchery Mystery of Edwin Drood Grace Jeddler the Battle of Life
Dick Swiveller Old Curiosity Shop Harriet Carker Dombey and Son
Dolge Orlick Great Expectations Helena Landless Mystery of Edwin Drood
Dr. Slammer Pickwick Papers Henrietta Boffin Our Mutual Friend
Duff Oliver Twist Henrietta Petowker Nicholas Nickelby
Durdles Mystery of Edwin Drood Honoria Dedlock, Lady Bleak House
Ebenezer Scrooge A Christmas Carol Hortense Bleak House
Edmund Longford the Haunted Man Isabella Wardle Pickwick Papers
Edmund Sparkler Little Dorrit Jane Murdstone David Copperfield
Edward "Tip" Dorrit Little Dorrit Janet David Copperfield
Edward Chester Barnaby Rudge Jemima Bilberry Little Dorrit
Edward Leeford (Monks) Oliver Twist Jenny Bleak House
Edward Murdstone David Copperfield Jenny Wren Our Mutual Friend
Edward Plummer Cricket on the Hearth Julia Mills David Copperfield
Edwin "Ned" Cheeryble Nicholas Nickelby Kate Nickelby Nicholas Nickelby
Edwin Drood Mystery of Edwin Drood Lavinia Spenlow David Copperfield
Elijah Pogram Martin Chuzzlewit Lavinia Wilfer Our Mutual Friend
Ephraim Flintwinch Little Dorrit Lillian the Chimes
Ernest Defarge A Tale of Two Cities Liz Bleak House
Eugene Wrayburn Our Mutual Friend Lizzie Hexam Our Mutual Friend
Fagin Oliver Twist Louisa Chick Dombey and Son
Fezziwig A Christmas Carol Louisa Gradgrind Hard Times
Filer the Chimes Lucie Manette a Tale of Two Cities
Fledgeby "Fascination" Our Mutual Friend Lucretia Tox Dombey and Son
Francis Spenlow David Copperfield Madeline Bray Nicholas Nickelby
Frank Cheeryble Nicholas Nickelby Maggy Little Dorrit
Frank Milvey, Reverend Our Mutual Friend Malta Bagnet Bleak House
Fred A Christmas Carol Marchioness, the Old Curiosity Shop
Fred Trent Old Curiosity Shop Marion Jeddler the Battle of Life
Frederick Verisopht, Lord Nicholas Nickelby Martha Bardell Pickwick Papers
Gabriel Varden Barnaby Rudge Martha Endell David Copperfield
Gaffer Hexam Our Mutual Friend Martha Jeddler the Battle of Life
Gashford Barnaby Rudge Martha Varden Barnaby Rudge
Gaspard A Tale of Two Cities Mary Anne David Copperfield
General Cyrus Choke Martin Chuzzlewit Mary Graham Martin Chuzzlewit
Geoffrey Haredale Barnaby Rudge Mary Graham Pickwick Papers
George Radfoot Our Mutual Friend Mary Peerybingle "Dot" Cricket on the Hearth
George Rouncewell Bleak House Mary Rudge Barnaby Rudge
Grainger David Copperfield Matilda Price Nicholas Nickelby
Grewgious Mystery of Edwin Drood May Fielding Cricket on the Hearth
Gridley Bleak House Meg (Margaret) the Chimes
Ham Peggotty David Copperfield Mercy Pecksniff "Merry" Martin Chuzzlewit
Hamilton Veneering Our Mutual Friend Miggs Barnaby Rudge
Hannibal Chollop Martin Chuzzlewit Millers Great Expectations
Harold Skimpole Bleak House Milly Swidger the Haunted Man
Harry Maylie Oliver Twist Miss Havisham Great Expectations
Henry Gowan Little Dorrit Molly Great Expectations
Henry Wititterly Nicholas Nickelby Mrs. Hominy Martin Chuzzlewit
Herbert Pocket Great Expectations Nelly Trent Old Curiosity Shop
Hugh Barnaby Rudge Ninetta Crummles Nicholas Nickelby
Jack Bunsby Dombey and Son Peg Sliderskew Nicholas Nickelby
Jack Dawkins Oliver Twist Pet Meagles Little Dorrit
Jack Maldon David Copperfield Pleasant Riderhood Our Mutual Friend
Jacob Marley A Christmas Carol Polly Toodle Dombey and Son
Jaggers Great Expectations Rachael Hard Times
James Carker Dombey and Son Rachael, Mrs. Bleak House
James Harthouse Hard Times Rosa Bleak House
James Steerforth David Copperfield Rosa Bud Mystery of Edwin Drood
Jarvis Lorry A Tale of Two Cities Rosa Dartle David Copperfield
Jefferson Brick Martin Chuzzlewit Rose Maylie Oliver Twist
Jeremiah Flintwinch Little Dorrit Ruth Pinch Martin Chuzzlewit
Jerry Cruncher A Tale of Two Cities Sairey Gamp Martin Chuzzlewit
Jo Bleak House Sally Brass Old Curiosity Shop
Job Trotter Pickwick Papers Sally Tetterby the Haunted Man
Joe (the Fat Boy) Pickwick Papers Sally, Old Oliver Twist
Joe Gargery Great Expectations Sissy Jupe Hard Times
Joe Willet Barnaby Rudge Sophia Tetterby the Haunted Man
John Baptist Cavaletto Little Dorrit Sophie Wackles Old Curiosity Shop
John Barsad A Tale of Two Cities Sophronia Lammle Our Mutual Friend
John Browdie Nicholas Nickelby Sophy Crewler David Copperfield
John Chivery Little Dorrit Spottletoe, Mrs. Martin Chuzzlewit
John Grueby Barnaby Rudge Susan Nipper Dombey and Son
John Harmon Our Mutual Friend Tattycoram (Harriet Beadle) Little Dorrit
John Jarndyce Bleak House Ticket, Mrs. Little Dorrit
John Jasper Mystery of Edwin Drood Tilly Slowboy Cricket on the Hearth
John Peerybingle Cricket on the Hearth Todgers, Mrs. Martin Chuzzlewit
John Podsnap Our Mutual Friend Twinkleton, Miss Mystery of Edwin Drood
John Rokesmith Our Mutual Friend Vengeance, the a Tale of Two Cities
John Wemmick Great Expectations Volumnia Dedlock Bleak House
John Westlock Martin Chuzzlewit Wade, Miss Little Dorrit
Johnny Tetterby the Haunted Man Whimple, Mrs. Great Expectations
Jonas Chuzzlewit Martin Chuzzlewit

Jorkins David Copperfield

Josiah Bounderby Hard Times

Julius Handford Our Mutual Friend

Kenge Bleak House

Kit Nubbles Old Curiosity Shop

Krook Bleak House

Langdale Barnaby Rudge

Lewsome Martin Chuzzlewit

Littimer David Copperfield

Lowten Pickwick Papers

Luke Honeythunder Mystery of Edwin Drood

Mark Tapley Martin Chuzzlewit

Markham David Copperfield

Marquis de St Evremonde A Tale of Two Cities

Martin Chuzzlewit Martin Chuzzlewit

Matthew Pocket Great Expectations

M'Choakumchild Hard Times

Mealy Potatoes David Copperfield

Michael Warden the Battle of Life

Mick Walker David Copperfield

Montigue Tigg Martin Chuzzlewit

Mortimer Lightwood Our Mutual Friend

Mould Martin Chuzzlewit

Nadgett Martin Chuzzlewit

Nathaniel Winkle Pickwick Papers

Native, the Dombey and Son

Neckett Bleak House

Ned Dennis Barnaby Rudge

Nemo Bleak House

Neville Landless Mystery of Edwin Drood

Newman Noggs Nicholas Nickelby

Nicholas Nickelby Nicholas Nickelby

Noah Claypole Oliver Twist

Noddy Boffin Our Mutual Friend

Old Bill Barley Great Expectations

Oliver Twist Oliver Twist

Pancks Little Dorrit

Paul Dombey Dombey and Son

Paul Sweedlepipe Martin Chuzzlewit

Perch Dombey and Son

Perker Pickwick Papers

Peter Magnus Pickwick Papers

Phil Parkes Barnaby Rudge

Phil Squod Bleak House

Philip Swidger the Haunted Man

Pip (Pirrip, Phillip) Great Expectations

Prince Turveydrop Bleak House

Pumblechook Great Expectations

Quebec Bagnet Bleak House

Quinion David Copperfield

Ralph Nickelby Nicholas Nickelby

Redlaw the Haunted Man

Reginald Wilfer Our Mutual Friend

Reuben Haredale Barnaby Rudge

Riah Our Mutual Friend

Richard the Chimes

Richard Carstone Bleak House

Rigaud (Blandois, Lagnier) Little Dorrit

Rob the Grinder Dombey and Son

Roger Cly A Tale of Two Cities

Rogue Riderhood Our Mutual Friend

Sampson Brass Old Curiosity Shop

Samuel Pickwick Pickwick Papers

Samuel Weller Pickwick Papers

Serjeant Buzfuz Pickwick Papers

Seth Pecksniff Martin Chuzzlewit

Silas Wegg Our Mutual Friend

Simon Tappertit Barnaby Rudge

Sir John Fielding Barnaby Rudge

Sir Mulberry Hawk Nicholas Nickelby

Sleary Hard Times

Sloppy Our Mutual Friend

Slurk, Mr. Pickwick Papers

Smalweed Bleak House

Smike Nicholas Nickelby

Snagsby Bleak House

Snawley Nicholas Nickelby

Snitchey and Craggs the Battle of Life

Soloman Daisy Barnaby Rudge

Soloman Gills Dombey and Son

Soloman Pross A Tale of Two Cities

Solomon Pell Pickwick Papers

Stagg Barnaby Rudge

Startop Great Expectations

Stephen Blackpool Hard Times

Stiggins, Reverend Pickwick Papers

Stryver A Tale of Two Cities

Sydney Carton A Tale of Two Cities

Tackleton Cricket on the Hearth

Tartar Mystery of Edwin Drood

Theophile Gabelle A Tale of Two Cities

Thomas Gradgrind Hard Times

Thomas Lenville Nicholas Nickelby

Thomas Plornish Little Dorrit

Thomas Sapsea Mystery of Edwin Drood

Tim Linkinwater Nicholas Nickelby

Tiny Tim Cratchit A Christmas Carol

Tite Barnacle Little Dorrit

Toby "Trotty" Veck the Chimes

Tom Cobb Barnaby Rudge

Tom Pinch Martin Chuzzlewit

Tom Scott Old Curiosity Shop

Tommy Traddles David Copperfield

Tony (Weevle) Jobling Bleak House

Tony Weller Pickwick Papers

Toots Dombey and Son

Trabb Great Expectations

Tracy Tupman Pickwick Papers

Tulkinghorn Bleak House

Tungay David Copperfield

Uriah Heep David Copperfield

Vholes Bleak House

Vincent Crummles Nicholas Nickelby

Wackford Squeers Nicholas Nickelby

Walter Bray Nicholas Nickelby

Walter Gay Dombey and Son

Wardle Pickwick Papers

Watt Bleak House

Wilkins Micawber David Copperfield

Will Fern the Chimes

William Dorrit Little Dorrit

William Guppy Bleak House

William Swidger the Haunted Man

Woolwich Bagnet Bleak House

Wopsle Great Expectations
Zephaniah Scadde Martin Chuzzlewit