The Gray Family (Sometimes known as The Grey Family) are a sorrowful line of sims that appear in multiple times with into the Series. More commonly with connections with the The Schleicher Family than not. of people. Many of the generations have suffered seeing a loved one, or having them selves pass away in an untimely manner. Most of them hope each generation after them has better luck and a longer life than those before.
Gray: American spelling of the color Grey.
Winstein: My own alternate spelling of Winston meaning,"wine's town."
Nixie: "Water nymph."
Wilhelm: German spelling of William. Named after the younger of the two Brothers Grimm who wrote Grimms' Fairy Tales.
Lorina: "Little sorrowful one." Named after the real life Alice's older sister, Lorina Liddell.
Alabaster: A white stone that is used to make vases and decorations.
Lenore: A name taken from Edgar Allan Poe's "Lenore." It is also short for Elenore.
Barnabas: A name taken from the character Barnabas Collins. The main character Dark Shadows. It also means "Son of consolation or son of exhortation, son of comfort." Which also fits him well.
Désirée: See The Schleicher Family.
Annabel Lee: A name taken from Edgar Allan Poe's "Annabel Lee."
Dolores: "Sorrows." It's also the real name of the title character from the infamous novel and movie adaptions (1962 & 1997) of Lolita.
Ingram: See the von Brandt Family. Mercedes: "Mercies." (Plural form of 'Mercy'.)
Lucius: A name taken from the video game's title character, Lucius Wagner. It also means "Light."
Mona:"Single, solitary." A shorten form for the word 'Monachopsis.'
Lydia:"Beautiful/Noble one." A name taken from the daughter and step-daughter (Lydia Deetz) of the two new residents (her father, Charles Deetz and her step-mom, Delia Deetz.) of a haunted house in the 1988 Tim Burton movie, Beetlejuice.
Winnie: See The Schleicher Family.
Winslow: See The Schleicher Family.
Lada: See The Schleicher Family.
- Their names follow a pattern of Gothic, Horror, Mystery, and Drama.
- Most are inspired by poems, novels, or movies.