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Little Women | Characters

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Jo Josephine (Jo) March is the rebellious and passionate daughter of Mr. March and Marmee and sister to Meg, Amy, and Beth. Read More
Meg Margaret (Meg) March is the oldest child of Mr. March and Marmee and sister to Jo, Amy, and Beth; she regrets the loss of the family's prosperity. Read More
Amy Amy March is the youngest child of Mr. March and Marmee and sister to Meg, Jo, and Beth; she aspires to be a refined lady. Read More
Beth Elizabeth (Beth) March is the third daughter of Mr. March and Marmee and sister to Jo, Meg, and Amy. She is a shy homebody with a tender heart. Read More
Marmee Mrs. March, affectionately called Marmee by her daughters, is the wise, kind, and loving mother of the March sisters. Read More
Laurie Theodore (Laurie) Laurence is the handsome and passionate grandson of Mr. Laurence and the Marches' next-door neighbor. Read More
Dr. Bangs Dr. Bangs is the Marches' family doctor; he takes care of Beth when she has scarlet fever.
Professor Bhaer Professor Friedrich (Fritz) Bhaer is a German professor from Berlin who is educating his orphaned nephews in America according to the wishes of his dead sister. He is poor but very learned and kind. He eventually becomes Jo's husband.
Rob Bhaer Rob Bhaer is the eldest son of Friedrich Bhaer and Jo March Bhaer.
Teddy Bhaer Teddy Bhaer is the youngest son of Friedrich Bhaer and Jo March Bhaer.
Mr. Brooke Mr. John Brooke is Laurie's tutor. He falls in love with Meg and eventually marries her once he becomes a bookkeeper.
Demi Brooke John (Demi) Brooke Jr. is the son of John Brooke and Meg March Brooke. His twin sister is Daisy.
Daisy Brooke Margaret (Daisy) Brooke is the daughter of John Brooke and Meg March Brooke. Her twin brother is Demi.
Flo Carrol Flo Carrol is cousin to the Marches. She goes to Europe with Amy and her parents.
Uncle Carrol Mr. Carrol (Uncle Carrol) is uncle to the March sisters. He is Flo's father and the husband of Mrs. Carrol.
Aunt Carrol Mrs. Carrol (Aunt Carrol) is aunt to the March sisters; she takes Amy to Europe. She is Flo's mother and the wife of Mr. Carrol.
May Chester May Chester is a friend of Amy's who is jealous of the attention she gets.
Mrs. Chester Mrs. Chester is May's mother and a matron with high social standing.
Miss Crocker Miss Crocker is an elderly woman and the neighborhood gossip.
Mr. Dashwood Mr. Dashwood is the newspaper editor in New York who publishes Jo's sensational stories.
Mr. Davis Mr. Davis is Amy's teacher at school who disciplines her by using corporal punishment.
Emil Emil is one of Professor Bhaer's nephews and wards.
Esther Esther (Estelle) is Aunt March's French maid. She befriends Amy when she comes to stay with them after Beth gets scarlet fever.
Franz Franz is one of Professor Bhaer's nephews and wards.
Mrs. Gardiner Mrs. Gardiner is Sallie Gardiner's mother. She invites Meg and Jo to a party at her house.
Sallie Gardiner Sallie Gardiner is Meg's best friend. She marries rich Ned Moffat.
Hannah Hannah is the maid in the March household and also a family member.
Baby Hummel Baby Hummel is the youngest child of the Hummels who dies of scarlet fever on Beth's lap.
Lotty Hummel Lottchen (Lotty) Hummel is the oldest Hummel girl. She runs errands for Meg after she is married.
Mrs. Hummel Mrs. Hummel is a poor German immigrant and the widowed mother of many children aided by the Marches.
Mrs. King Mrs. King is the mother of the King children. Meg works for her and teaches her children.
Kitty Kirke Kitty Kirke is the daughter of Mrs. Kirke and one of Jo's pupils at the boardinghouse.
Minnie Kirke Minnie Kirke is the daughter of Mrs. Kirke and one of Jo's pupils at the boardinghouse.
Mrs. Kirke Mrs. Kirke is an old friend of Mrs. March. She runs a boardinghouse in New York and hires Jo.
Baby Beth Laurence Baby Beth Laurence is the daughter of Theodore (Laurie) Laurence and Amy March Laurence.
Mr. Laurence Mr. Laurence is an old friend of Mrs. March's father and the grandfather of Theodore (Laurie) Laurence. He lives next door to the Marches.
Aunt March Aunt March is Mr. March's aunt and the great-aunt of the March sisters. She is a widow.
Mr. March Mr. Robert March (Father) is the father of the March sisters and husband to Mrs. March. He goes to war as a chaplain and comes home after recovering from a long illness.
Annie Moffat Annie Moffat is Sallie Gardiner's friend. She befriends Meg and invites her to her home.
Belle Moffat Belle Moffat is Annie Moffat's engaged sister who loans Meg a dress.
Clara Moffat Clara Moffat is one of Annie's sisters.
Mr. Moffat Mr. Moffat is the father of the Moffat sisters; he knew Mr. March in the past.
Mrs. Moffat Mrs. Moffat is the mother of the Moffat sisters; she takes a liking to Meg.
Ned Moffat Ned Moffat is Annie Moffat's brother; he has a crush on Meg but ends up marrying Sallie Gardiner.
Miss Norton Miss Norton is a rich and cultured spinster at Mrs. Kirke's boardinghouse who befriends Jo.
Parker Parker is a college friend of Laurie's who has a romantic interest in Amy.
Miss Randal Miss Randal is a young woman whom Laurie likes briefly while he is in college.
Tina Tina is the child of the Frenchwoman who does the fine ironing at Mrs. Kirke's boardinghouse. She is especially fond of Professor Bhaer.
Mr. Tudor Mr. Tudor is an aristocratic acquaintance of Amy's and Laurie's.
Frank Vaughn Frank Vaughn is one of Laurie's English friends. He is the twin of his brother Fred.
Fred Vaughn Fred Vaughn is one of Laurie's English friends. He is the twin of his brother Frank and later falls in love with Amy.
Grace Vaughn Grace Vaughn is the youngest child in the Vaughn family and a friend of Laurie's.
Kate Vaughn Kate Vaughn is the eldest child in the Vaughn family and a friend of Laurie's.
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