Literary Names

Names from literature, from the 17th century up to more modern times, are a rich source of imaginative names. Literary names and what they mean, for literary, character, novel, story, book, fictional, stories for females. Here is the list of Literary names for boys. Usage of these girl names reached its highest in 1991 and it is almost as widespread today, but with names like Yesenia, Courtney, Krystal, Mercedes and Wendy becoming somewhat dated. The most trendy baby names in this list are Eloise (#300), Aria (#31), Elsa (#286), Zara (#422) and Livia (#666), with Eloise and Elsa having a resurgence in popularity.


Adela - Amelia

Page 1/23 of 225 Literary names.

Adela 1 .. The name died out in England in the later Middle Ages, and was revived in the 19th century, being the name of a character in Johann Strauss's opera "Die Fledermaus" .. Adela is frequently occurring (Top 17%) as a feminine name. The forms Adelle and Adelia are popular as variations of this name. [Adalia, Adele, Adelita, Adella, Adelle, .. 5 more]

Alcina 2 .. Literary: Italian poet Ludovico Ariosto used the name Alcina for a mistress of alluring enchantments and sensual pleasures in the 16th century Orlando poems. Alcina is scarcely used as a first name, and it occurs commonly (Top 24%) as a last name in the US Census. See also Alzena. [Alcee, Alcinia, Allcinia, Alsina, Alsyna, .. 5 more]

Amanda 3 .. Literary: poets and playwrights brought this name into popular usage in the 17th century .. The name Amanda has decreased in favor as a girls' name over the years since 1992. The variations Mandie and Amada are prevalent as variant forms of Amanda. [Amada, Amandah, Amandie, Amandy, Demanda, .. 10 more]

Amber 4 .. Amber became popular in the 1960s due to the Kathleen Winsor novel and film, "Forever Amber" .. Amber is a frequently occurring (Top 3%) feminine name, occurring often (Top 47%) as a surname according to the US Census. See also Amberly. [Ambar, Ambereen, Ambre, .. 2 more]

Amelia 5 .. Henry Fielding may possibly have first coined it for the heroine of his novel "Amelia" (1751), though forms such as Meelia, Amaly, and Aemelia existed since the 17th century .. Amelia is frequently occurring (Top 8%) as a first name. The forms Millie, Malia, Emmeline, Emeline, Delia and Amalia are prevalent as versions of this name. [Aemelia, Aimiliona, Amalee, Amalia, Amalija, .. 42 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Literary names: Adela, Amanda, Amber, Amelia

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Quick Index

Summary of all Literary names (and their variants) for girls.

[Adela - Amelia]
Adela [10], Alcina [10], Amanda [15], Amber [5], Amelia [47]

[Anastasia - Ashley]
Anastasia [47], Angharad, Ann [96], Antonia [37], Arden [6], Aria, Ariel [11], Armida [1], Arwen [1], Ashley [22]

[Audrey - Becky]
Audrey [17], Augusta [17], Ayla, Azalia, Azania, Azaria, Bailey [16], Ballade, Beatrice [24], Becky [1]

[Bedelia - Cadence]
Bedelia [3], Belinda [12], Beth [3], Blanche [7], Blodwedd, Bonnie [17], Bree [2], Brett [5], Bronte, Cadence [8]

[Calpurnia - Celia]
Calpurnia, Camilla [38], Candace [29], Candida [5], Careen [2], Carinthia, Cassandra [48], Catriona [13], Celeste [46], Celia [4]

[Charis - Clarissa]
Charis [27], Charita, Charlotte [99], Charmian [8], Christabel [13], Cimarron [3], Claribel [1], Clarice [15], Clarinda [1], Clarissa [24]

[Claudia - Corinna]
Claudia [20], Claudine [1], Clea [2], Clelia [1], Clorinda [2], Columbine [2], Consuelo [6], Coralie [4], Cordelia [16], Corinna [41]

[Corinne - Desiree]
Corinne [28], Corisande [3], Cosette [2], Courtney [37], Crystal [75], Daenerys [1], Daisy [9], Deborah [24], Desdemona [1], Desiree [15]

[Dido - Electra]
Dido, Dora [36], Dorothy [40], Dorrit [2], Edina [4], Edith [24], Edna [9], Elaine [26], Eleanor [78], Electra [6]

[Eliza - Estelle]
Eliza [10], Eloise [8], Elsa [7], Eluned [11], Emily [75], Emma [27], Enid [8], Esme [6], Esmeralda [21], Estelle [13]

[Ethel - Genesis]
Ethel [21], Euronwy, Eurydice [2], Evangeline [14], Evelina [4], Fiona [7], Fiora, Fleur [3], Francesca [6], Genesis [11]

[Gigi - Heloise]
Gigi [2], Gladys [8], Glenda [3], Godiva, Gudrun [10], Harper, Harriet [15], Heaven, Heidi [6], Heloise [5]

[Hermia - Janice]
Hermia [3], Hester [4], Hippolyta [1], Imogen [7], Iphigenia [7], Isabel [43], Jaleesa [7], Jancis [2], Jane [93], Janice [19]

[Jasmine - Katniss]
Jasmine [34], Jenna [8], Jennifer [37], Jerusha [3], Jessenia [6], Jo [29], Juliet [8], Justine [11], Karla [10], Katniss

[Kayla - Leah]
Kayla [25], Khadija [9], Kinsey [6], Kira [8], Kizzy [2], Krystal [24], Lalage [2], Lara [6], Laura [59], Leah [5]

[Leila - Mab]
Leila [12], Leonora [11], Linnea [9], Livia [5], Logan [1], Lolita, Lorelei [13], Lorna [1], Lynette [10], Mab [3]

[Macy - Melanie]
Macy [6], Madeline [63], Maisie [6], Mallory [13], Malvina [10], Mamie [3], Maria [17], Marjorie [19], Medora, Melanie [30]

[Mercedes - Padme]
Mercedes [3], Mignon [5], Minta [1], Mireio [8], Monica [10], Myra [5], Nydia [2], Olwen [4], Osma [1], Padme [1]

[Pamina - Rebecca]
Pamina, Phillida [3], Phoebe [6], Phyllis [13], Pippa [2], Pollyanna, Provence, Rachel [30], Ramona [17], Rebecca [55]

[Rima - Soubrette]
Rima, Rowena [5], Sabrina [11], Scarlett [3], Scout [1], Selima [3], Shani [1], Sheherezade [4], Sidonia [6], Soubrette

[Stella - Thelma]
Stella [5], Suellen [1], Susan [67], Susanna [11], Tara [5], Tarleton [1], Taylor [3], Tessa [5], Thais [4], Thelma [2]

[Theodosia - Vanna]
Theodosia [7], Theresa [46], Titania [5], Tracy [9], Trilby [6], Twyla [4], Una [6], Undine [5], Vanessa [50], Vanna [3]

[Veda - Zuleika]
Veda [5], Villette, Wendy [9], Whitley [3], Xaviera [7], Yancey [3], Yesenia [5], Zara [10], Zoe [10], Zuleika [2]

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