"Because no one - no one - daydreams about pretty names more than girls called Jane. And with good reason, you know? I mean, even our most illustrious Janes are world-class sticks-in-the-mud. Austen, Eyre, Doe? Spinster, sucker, corpse. It's a wonder I managed as well as I did.
Dear Daughter, by Elizabeth Little (copyright 2014; quote is from page 14 of the Penguin Books trade paperback).