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Page 1/9. 179 Author names and what they mean, for author, writer, poet, novelist, columnist for baby girls, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Author names for boys.
Abigail .. Advice columnist Abigail Van Buren.
Adela .. Writer Adela Rogers St ..
Afra .. The first female professional writer in England was named Aphra Behn (late 17th century).
Agatha .. Writer Agatha Christie.
Agnes .. Writer Ana´s Nin ..
Alcina .. Literary: Italian poet Ludovico Ariosto used the name Alcina for a mistress of alluring enchantments and sensual pleasures in the 16th century Orlando poems.
Alice .. Writers Alice Walker, Alice Sebold ..
Aliki .. Author Aliki.
Althea .. The name was revived in the 17th century by poet Richard Lovelace, as a poetic name for his beloved ..
Amanda .. Literary: poets and playwrights brought this name into popular usage in the 17th century ..
Aminta .. Aminta was the heroine of a well-known pastoral play by the Italian poet Torquato Tasso (16th century) of the Renaissance.
Amy .. Poet Amy Lowell ..
Anita .. Writers Anita Loos, Anita Brookner.
Ann .. Writer Ayn Rand ..
Anthea .. Used in the classical period as a byname of the goddess Hera at Argos, but as a modern given name, it was reinvented by English 17th-century poets to symbolize spring.
Antonia .. English writer Antonia Fraser.
Aphra .. Writer Aphra Behn (17th century).
Arlene .. Made famous in the 1950s by American actress and beauty columnist Arlene Dahl ..
Armida .. First used in the 16th century by Italian poet Torquato Tasso for a character in an epic poem "Gerusalemme Liberata", meaning "Jerusalem Liberated".
Aurora .. Used by 19th-century poets such as Byron and Browning ..
Abigail, Adela, Agatha, Agnes, Alice, Althea, Amanda, Amy, Anita, Ann, Antonia, Arlene, Armida and Aurora are commonly used names, while Afra, Alcina, Aliki, Aminta, Anthea and Aphra are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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