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  • Absolutely Truly: One of Truly's classmates is named Scooter Sanchez.
  • Alex Rider has Razim's real name, Abdul Aziz Al-Rahim.
  • The Alice Network:
    • Charlie St. Claire
    • Captain Cecil Cameron
  • The Anne of Green Gables series has barely any, which is surprising when you take into account the scores and scores of characters L. M. Montgomery offers us. There are, however, some:
    • Moody Spurgeon MacPherson
    • Lavendar Lewis
    • Sophy Sinclair
    • Nora Nelson
    • Martha Monkman
    • Trix Taylor
    • And in the 1985 film, Mrs. Spencer's first name is Sarah.
  • Archvillain: the Azure Avenger and Mighty Mike.
  • William Arthur Willis (Senior and Junior), Sir Williston Willis, Wendy Walker, Sir Percy Pelham, Deirdre and Declan Donovan, Tony Thames, Lady Barbara Booker and Mikhail Markov of the Aunt Dimity series.
  • Koushun Takami's Battle Royale has several among the students:
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    • Noriko Nakagawa
    • Kayoko Kotohiki
    • Fumiyo Fujiyoshi
    • Yoshimi Yahagi
    • Kazuo Kiriyama
  • In the Bigtime book series, featuring a city full of superheroes and supervillains, nearly everyone has an alliterative name.
  • Catch-22. Major Major Major Major was promoted directly from Private to Major while still in recruit training. He can be neither promoted nor demoted, because the army has only one Major Major Major Major and Ex-PFC Wintergreen will not ever allow this to change.
  • Cats vs. Robots has the Vice President who's named Parker P. Pants.
  • Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
  • Another sort of example is "Tiny Tim" Cratchit from A Christmas Carol.note 
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: Peter Pevensie.
    • And Polly Plummer.
  • The eponymous protagonist of The Chronicles Of Steve Stollberg.
  • The Cider House Rules: Candy Kendall and Wally Worthington.
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  • Crime and Punishment: Rodion Romanovich Raskolnikov.
  • Leigh's parents in Dear Mr. Henshaw are Bill and Bonnie Botts; his mother thinks they sound like names from a newspaper strip.
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid has Holly and Heather Hills, Alex Aruda, Bryan Buttsy, and Shawn, Shane, Seth, Scott and Sam Snella.
  • Discworld:
    • Carrot Ironfoundersson of Terry Pratchett's "City Watch" series of novels is more commonly referred to as "Captain Carrot". He was notably promoted straight past the rank of Sergeant, having previously been "Constable Carrot" and "Corporal Carrot", and at least one book directly compares him to a superhero.
    • In the German translation by Andreas Brandhorst, who was nicknamed "Alliteration Andy" for this, many more characters get them. Solid Jackson becomes Fester Fanggut, Evil Harry Dread becomes Finsterer Fred Fürchterlich, and so on.
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    • Many dwarfs have names like Glod Glodssonssonsson and Snori Snoriscousin. The famous dwarfish folk hero B'hrian Bloodaxe.
  • Lucy Lurie from Disgrace.
  • Distortionverse: Silman Simmerik, Bertrand Brillouin, and Dkrav'lest Daevka.
  • The web-novel Domina gives us Adam Andrew Anders. For bonus points, all three names mean approximately "man".
  • Dr. Seuss's ABC gives us David Donald Doo, Jerry Jordan, Lola Lopp, Peter Pepper, Rosy Robin Ross, Sammy Slick, Vera Violet Vinn, Willy Waterloo, Warren Wiggins, Waldo Woo, Nixie Knoxnote  and Yolanda Yorgenson. If one takes titles into consideration, there's also Aunt Annie, the Queen of Quincy and Uncle Ubb.
  • The Edge Chronicles has a couple:
    • Quode Quanx-Querix
    • Vox Verlix
    • Flambusia Flodfox
    • Spelda Snatchwood
  • In Emma, Mrs Elton's rich sister's name is Selina Suckling. The surname is no compliment and her first name points to fashionable names of nouveau riche.
  • The Essex Serpent: A homeless man from Aldwinter, called Thomas Taylor, who earns money by showing people the ruins of an old house.
  • Fablehaven: S names seem to be a tradition for males in the Sorenson family. There's Seth, his father Scott, and grandfather Stanley.
  • Flawed has reporter Lisa Life, who writes articles showing support for Celestine. The alliteration is a hint to the fact that this is an alias taken up by famous reporter Pia, to avoid Craven's efforts to shut her down.
  • The Forsyte Saga:
    • Soames's daughter Fleur Forsyte. Her mother is French and called her "my petite fleur", meaning my little flower, when the baby was born. Soames liked it so much that he decided to name her Fleur. Fleur later mentions that her mother did not like it and wanted her called Marguerite, which is a French variant of Margaret and also a word for an ox-eye daisy.
    • Fleur's suitor and later husband is called Michael Mont. He discusses their fine names with Fleur. He suggests they call each other by their monograms.
      Michael Mont: Don't you bless the day that gave you a French mother, and a name like yours?
      Fleur Forsyte: I like my name, but Father gave it me. Mother wanted me called Marguerite.
      Michael Mont: Which is absurd. Do you mind calling me M.M. and letting me call you F.F.? It's in the spirit of the age.
  • In Glen Cook's Garrett, P.I. novels, both Garrett's longest-running girlfriend Tinnie Tate and his home city's top crime boss, Chodo Contague, have alliterative names.
  • Gentleman Bastard: Locke Lamora.
  • In The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes, the titular girl is named Beatrice Bottomwell.
  • Gives Light: The main character's name is Skylar St. Clair.
  • Lana Lazar and Edilio Escobar in Gone.
  • Hercule Poirot: In The ABC Murders, a murderer kills people who have such names in alphabetic order: first Alice Ascher, then Betty Barnard and Sir Carmichael Clarke. It turns out at the end that the real target was Clarke, and the other two were only killed to create an image of a Theme Serial Killer.
  • Robert McCloskey's Homer Price and Centerburg Tales have Dulcey Dooner, the town pessimist. A story in the latter book mentions his late uncle, Durpee Dooner.
  • Honor Harrington:
    • Honor Harrington (Horatio Hornblower IN SPACE!), which qualifies as alliterative in print, and in some parts of England, the alliteration is fully spoken aloud.
    • Sir Horace Harkness
    • Thomas Theisman
    • Michael Mayhew
    • Aldona Anisimovna
  • Horatio Hornblower, the protagonist of the Horatio Hornblower book series.
  • How to Train Your Dragon: Hiccup Horrendous Haddock The Third. This trope also extends to things like the tribe names ("Bog Burglars", "Hairy Hooligans") and dragons ("Venemous Vorpent" "Driller Dragon").
  • The Hunger Games has Hazelle Hawthorne.
    • Word of God gives Foxface's real name as Marissa Markison.
  • Im Ok 2018: Ok's female friend has the name Mickey McDonald.
  • In Death series: Jamie Lingstrom in Ceremony in Death refers to Satanic cult leaders Selina Cross and Alban as "Spooky Selina and Asshole Alban". Well said.
  • Thomas from The Infernal Devices. His surname is revealed to be "Tanner" as of The Clockwork Prince.
  • James Bond:
    • In Ian Fleming's last Bond novel, The Man with the Golden Gun, M's full name is revealed to be Admiral Sir Miles Messervy, although his initials had been revealed back in Moonraker. The book also introduces an American agent, Nick Nicholson. The apparent lack of imagination on this note might be attributed to Fleming dying before he could properly edit it.
    • Bond teams up with a Greek GRU agent named Ariadne Alexandrou in Colonel Sun.
    • John Gardner's Role of Honour has Bond working in turn with three ladies with alliterative names. Persephone Proud teaches him computer coding, Freddie Fortune introduces him to one of the villains and Cindy Chalmer is an undercover agent who works alongside him. Bond also sleeps with all three of them.
    • One of the two women accompanying Bond in Nobody Lives for Ever is a professional bodyguard named Nannette Norrich.
    • Harriett Horner from Scorpius. She's quick to point out that her second name (Irene) breaks the alliteration.
    • Win, Lose or Die has Bassam Baradj, the leader of BAST, and Ali Al Adwan, one of former's field leaders.
    • Wolfgang Weisen from Death Is Forever, who is the second Big Bad in the Bond books to be part of the trope.
    • Never Send Flowers has the MI5 agent Carmel Chantry, and her boss Gerald Grant. There's also David Dragonpol, an another case of Big Bad having a name like this.
  • Jennifer Government:
    • Pearson Police
    • Billy Bechtel.
  • King Of The Bench had Jimmy Jimerino.
  • Anna Dewdney's Llama Llama and fellow characters Nelly Gnu and Gilroy Goat.
  • Lions & Liars has Frederick Frederickson.
  • The Marvelous Paracosm of Fitz Faraday and the Shapers of the Id has its titular character.
  • Midnight’s Children has Aadam Aziz, Saleem Sinai, and Ismail Ibrahim.
  • Tom Tulliver from The Mill on the Floss.
  • Mistborn: The Original Trilogy: Vin Venture.
  • In My Ántonia, there is a Norwegian girl called Lena Lingard. She's Antonia's and Jim's friend, especially in the time when they all live in town and frequent town's dancing sessions. She leater becomes Jim's sweetheart.
  • Vladimir Nabokov was fond of giving his characters alliterative names: Humbert Humbert and John Ray Jr (J.R.JR) from Lolita, Cincinnatus C. and his tormentors Rodrig, Rodion, and Roman in Invitation To A Beheading, Professor Timofey Pavlovich Pnin and Vladimir Vladimirovich in Pnin.
  • Ned Nickerson, Nancy Drew's boyfriend.
  • The Necromancer Chronicles: In The Bone Palace Isyllt Iskaldur and Savedra Severos, the two main viewpoint characters.
  • Several characters in N.E.R.D.S. have this. There's...
    • Duncan Dewey
    • Heathcliff Hodges
    • Jackson Jones
  • At the beginning of The Neverending Story, the book shop owner tells the protagonist that his name Bastian Balthasar Bux is rather strange. Bastian than points out that the shop owner is called Karl Konrad Koreander. The TV series played along by calling the store "Coreander's Curiosities".
  • Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest has Billy Bibbit and Charles Cheswick.
  • The Origami Yoda books have Kellen Campbell.
  • Gail Carriger's The Parasol Protectorate series has a character who takes this to the extreme. His name? Channing Channing of the Chesterfield Channings.
  • Jane Austen's Persuasion: Anne Elliot's less deserving sisters both have alliterative names.
    • Elizabeth Elliot is the beautiful but evil eldest sister, and she would very much like to get married. However, preferably in such a way that her name would not be changed at all. She pursues her father's heir Mr Elliot, who is a future baronet and will inherit their mansion Kellynch Hall.
    • Mrs Mary Musgrove is Anne's younger sister. She married a wealthy gentleman, though he is of lower status that the titled Elliot family, but all in all, Mary is very satisfied with her match and her name.
  • Peter Pan
  • The Pink Carnation series has Percy Ponsonby, the Duke and Dowager Duchess of Dovedale, and Serena Selwick.
  • Princesses of the Pizza Parlor: Multiple:
    • Cynthia's wanted spell, "All-out Animal Apocalypse".
    • Gnomish enchantress, Penelope Penskill.
  • One of the racers in Pugs of the Frozen North is named Helga Hammerfist.
  • Ratburger has a Tina Trotts.
  • Justified in Ready Player One: Wade Watts' father was a comic fan, and thought that an alliterative name sounded like a superhero's Secret Identity a la Peter Parker and Clark Kent.
  • The protagonist of the Matthew Reilly novels, Shane "Scarecrow" Schofield. Try saying that five times.
  • Robin Hood and his "Merry Men"
    • Maid Marian (sort of)
  • Not only did the appointed "worst novelist in history" Amanda McKittrick Ros give her heroines alliterative names (as the titles of her novels, including Irene Iddesleigh, Delina Delany and Helen Huddleston, but her awful Purple Prose was inundaded with it. Irene Iddesleigh was peppered with such gems as "pillaged pillow of poverty", "linen of loose lore and lengthy wear" and "pebbled with principle, piety, purity and peace."
  • The deuteragonist of the Japanese novel Run With The Wind (protagonist in the anime adaptation) is named Kakeru Kurahara.
  • Mimi Mamoulian and Billy Battuta from The Satanic Verses, who eventually end up together.
  • In A Series of Unfortunate Events, the Odd Name Out in both sets of triplets are these: Quigley Quagmire, Dewey Denouement. Beatrice and Bertrand Baudelaire. Actually, both Beatrice Baudelaires. The titles of the first twelve books are alliterative, as well as many, many locations mentioned throughout the books (Lousy Lane, Lake Lachrymose, Finite Forest, Heimlich Hospital, etc.).
  • Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda has Simon Spier.
  • Sisterhood Series by Fern Michaels: The book Deadly Deals features a character named Baron Bell. The book Home Free features a character named Jody Jumper, also known as Owen Orzell.
  • The novelisation of Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004) had the full name of Gadgeteer Genius Dex be "Dexter Dearborn".
  • A Song of Ice and Fire has surprisingly few of these, given the incredibly large cast, but there are some. Nicknames are much more likely to be alliterative.
    • Sansa Stark
    • Hyle Hunt
    • Lancel Lannister
    • Podrick Payne
    • Yurkhaz zo Yunzak
    • Sarella Sand
    • Mandon Moore
    • Artys Arryn
    • Benedar Belmore
    • Cley Cerwyn
    • Denys Darklyn
    • Eldon Estermont
    • Forrest Frey
    • Goren Greyjoy
    • Robar Royce
    • Harren Hoare
    • Harras Harlaw
    • Mors Martell
    • Michael Manwoody
    • Alyn Ambrose
    • Balman Byrch
    • Leo Lefford
    • Loren Lannister
    • Reynard Reyne
    • Gorold Goodbrother
    • Hobert Hightower
    • Quentyn Qorgyle
    • Selmond Stackspear
    • Theo Tyrell
    • Torgold Tollett
    • Ulwyck Uller
    • Ursula Upcliff
    • Valaena Velaryon
    • Yorick Yronwood
  • In Starship Troopers, Mobile Infantry units usually have an alliterative Squad Nickname, based on the commanding officer. Protagonist Juan Rico is assigned to Lieutenant Rasczak's "Rasczak's Roughnecks"; other units with similar names are mentioned, like "Anton's Apaches" and "Smith's Centaurs".
    • After Rasczak dies early in the novel, the men decide to rename the unit "Jelly's Jaguars" after acting C.O. Sgt. "Jelly" Jelal, but Jelal vetoes it—they remain the "Roughnecks" to the end of the book when Rico takes command, and they become Rico's Roughnecks.
  • All 26 characters in the Sweet Pickles series have thesenote :
    • Accusing Alligator
    • Bashful Bear
    • Clever Camel
    • Doubtful Dog
    • Enormous Elephant
    • Fearless Fish
    • Goof-Off Goose
    • Healthy Hippo
    • Imitating Iguana
    • Jealous Jackal
    • Kidding Kangaroo
    • Loving Lion
    • Moody Moose
    • Nasty Nightingale
    • Outraged Octopus
    • Positive Pig
    • Questioning Quail
    • Responsible Rabbit
    • Smarty Stork
    • Temper-Tantrum Turtle
    • Unique Unicorn
    • Vain Vulture
    • Worried Walrus
    • X-Rated Xerusnote 
    • Yakety Yaknote 
    • Zany Zebra
  • In Sword of Truth, we have Richard Rahl, but the first prize has to go to Zeddicus Zu'l Zorrander.
  • Styrbjorn the Strong (Styrbjörn Sterki in the original) from the Old Norse "Tale of Styrbjörn".
  • Teddy And Co had Sid the Snake, Peng the Penguin, and Prinny the Pig.
  • The Timmy Failure series features a character named Molly Moskins.
  • Tolkien's Legendarium: Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.
  • James Joyce's Ulysses:
    • Stephen Dedalus' housemate Malachi Mulligan, who's known as "Buck" among his friends. He lampshades his poetic-sounding name in the first chapter.
    "My name is absurd too: Malachi Mulligan, two dactyls. But it has a Hellenic ring, hasn't it? Tripping and sunny like the buck himself."
    • Molly Bloom's lover Hugh "Blazes" Boylan, who's always referred to as "Blazes Boylan". His Alliterative Name may or may not have been intended to mark him as a Foil to Mulligan, given that he also becomes Leopold Bloom's "housemate" of sorts, visiting Molly's bedchamber whenever Leopold is away.
  • The War Gods gives us main character Bahzell Bahnakson. His travelling companion Brandark Brandarkson is probably cheating.
    • The Wild Wash and Broken Bone hradani tribes also count for groups, while Bortalik Bay chips in for places.
  • Warhammer 40,000: Ciaphas Cain. Really, Commissar Ciaphas Cain, HERO OF THE IMPERIUM!
  • Warrior Cats: Several of the Ancients and Dawn of the Clans characters: Stone Song, Chasing Clouds, River Ripple, Sun Shadow, Turtle Tail, Falling Feather.
  • Welcome To Wonderland: P.T.'s mother is named Wanda Wilkie.
    • There's also Sydney and Stanley Sneemer in "Home Sweet Motel".
    • Then there's P.T.'s grandfather, Walt Wilkie.
  • Young Bond books have Michael Merriot, one of Bond's teachers at Eton. Blood Fever, the second novel in the series, also has the minor character Davey Day, the first mate of Zoltan the Magyar's pirate crew.
  • A number of wartime pulps are like this. There is the series about RAF pilots Dave Dawson and Freddy Farmer, and one about Army Air Force pilots Red Randall and Jimmy Joyce.

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