I was thinking about following in the book names theme from last year, but use only a single book/series this year if I could get away with it. (Aerin was from The Hero and the Crown; Loki was from Time Gods.)
Jared is a black* angora and is supposed to be the daddy of all the kids coming next year. So...
The Dark Is Rising series:
Some characters, place and subject names that I can remember right now at work: Merriman Lyon; Will Stanton; Simon, Jane, and Barnabas Drew; Bran Davies; Cafall; Trewissick (I hope I spelled that right); Cornwall; harp; sword (yay, now that's original).
Derived goat names: Merry, Rema, Stanton, Simon, Jane, Barney, Nabas, Nabby, Drew, Bran (muffin? maybe not….), Davey, Triss, Wissick. No, I can’t derive a nice goat name from "Cornwall," and "Lyon" is a tad pretentious for a goat in my care.
Help me out here, tyratae and bluemeg - Who wields the Crystal Sword^? I could be sure Crystal's kid(s) get that name.
* Yeah, he’s a partially belted grey. That’s still black, genetically speaking.
^ Bummer, that I'm stuck at work without my library at hand. Man, work gets in the way of all my fun.