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Names from literature, from the 17th century up to more modern times, are a rich source of imaginative names. Literary baby names and what they mean, for literary, novel, story, poetry, tale, book, fictional, portrait, stories.

Usage of these girl names reached its apex during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.24%) and is almost as conventional today (usage 0.22%, 10%), but with names such as Courtney, Mercedes, Wendy, Desiree and Claudia falling out of style. The more fashionable baby names among these are Eloise (#300), Elsa (#286), Zara (#422), Maisie (#658) and Livia (#666), with Eloise and Elsa undergoing a rebound in popularity. Omelia (top 23%) and Imber (26%) are common surnames.

Here is the list of Literary names for boys.


pinAdela - Beatrice

Page 1/11 of 211 Literary names.

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

Adela 1 .. .. character in the novels of Dornford .. Adeda and Adelaay are kreatif variations. [Adalia, Adelle, .. 8 more]

Alcina 2 .. .. Literary: Italian poet Ludovico Ariosto used .. Uncommon, with the feminine -na suffix for Alcina, Alzina, etc., like Arleena. [Alcee, Alcine, Allcine, Alsinia, .. 6 more]

Amanda 3 .. .. Literary: poets and playwrights brought this .. Amanda (top 69%), Manda (26%), like Anda (top 23%), are popular -nda suffix surnames. [Amada, Amandie, Amandy, Mandee, Mandie, Mando, .. 10 more]

Amber 4 .. the Kathleen Winsor novel and film, .. Ranked in Top 1000. [Ambar, Ambereen, Ambre, .. 2 more]

Amelia 5 .. .. heroine of his novel "Amelia" (1751) .. Emma and form were popular in the 1880s and are almost as common now, but with Amalia, Delia, Emeline and Emmie becoming less stylish. [Aemelia, Amalea, Amalee, Amalina, Ameline, Amelita, Amelya, Delia, Emelina, Emmeline, .. 37 more]

Anastasia 6 .. .. was based on this story (1956) .. Anastasia, Ana and Anya are contemporarily stylish forms undergoing revival. [Ana, Anastaise, Anastashia, Anastasie, Anastasija, Anastasiya, Anastatia, Anastay, Anastazia, Anna, .. 37 more]

Anne 7 .. .. by LM Montogomery's story Anne of .. Usage of Annette and variant stepped up in the 1880s and is almost as conventional now, but with Ann, Anne, Hana, Nancy and Nanette falling out of style. [Aine, Anci, Anette, Anh, Anita, Anka, Anki, Ann, Anna, Annalisa, .. 86 more]

Antonia 8 .. .. Willa Cather novel "My Antonía" .. Prominent, with the common -nia suffix for Antonia, Anthonia, Tonia, like Alveenia. [Anteunette, Antoinette, Antonella, Antonetta, Antonnette, Netty, Onita, Teunisje, To, Tona, .. 28 more]

Apollonia 9 .. .. god of sunlight, music, and poetry .. Rare. Appolonia, var., like Adonia, end with -nia. [Abbeline, Abbelina, Apolline, Appolinia, Apollyne, Apolonia, Appolonia, .. 3 more]

Arden 10 .. Literary: the Forest of Arden in .. Not in popularity charts. [Ardeen, .. 5 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Literary names: Anne, Antonia, Ariel, Ashley, Audrey

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Literary names: Augusta, Aurora, Ayla, Beatrice

Ariel 11 .. Literary: Shakespeare gave the name to .. Ranked in Top 1000. [Aeriel, Arie, .. 9 more]

Arwen 12 .. Literary: an elf maiden in Tolkien's .. Not Top 1000 names. [Arwyn]

Ashley 13 .. .. Literary: there is a character Ashley .. Ranked in Top 1000. [Ainslaeigh, Ashlan, Ashlea, Ashly, Ashlye, .. 17 more]

Audrey 14 .. .. Literary: Shakespeare used the name for .. Audie (top 62%), Audra (16%), Audrea (60%), Audrey (4%) and Audry (40%) are commonplace women's names. [Audelia, Audene, Audi, Audie, Audrielle, Audrina, Audris, Audry, .. 9 more]

Augusta 15 .. .. Literary: P.G. Wodehouse's foppish hero .. Outside Top 1000. [Agostina, Agustina, Auguste, Augustina, Austyne, Gus, Gussie, .. 10 more]

Aurora 16 .. .. of the fairy tale "Sleeping Beauty" .. Aurora, Zorica, etc. became more trendy in 2014, gaining +89 rankings as baby names with Rory rising the most. [Aurea, Ora, Rora, .. 4 more]

Ayla 17 .. Literary: Ayla is the heroine of .. Somewhat common as a birth name, Ayla is comparable to the familiar Ayva. See also Lyla.

Bader 18 .. .. of famous Arabic poetry by Khalill .. A peculiar baby name, Bader is found more conventionally as a last name. [Badr]

Ballade 19 .. usually one that tells a story. Ballade is rare as a birth name. See also Bolade.

Beatrice 20 .. .. Literary: beloved heroine of Dante's Divine .. Beatrice, Beeatrisa, etc. became less popular last year, dropping on average -1 position as baby names with Beatrice falling the most. [Bea, Beatrix, Beatriz, Beattie, Beea, Beeatriss, Beitris, Trix, Trixie, .. 15 more]



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Summary of Literary names (and variants) for girls.

Adela - Beatrice
Adela [10], Alcina [10], Amanda [15], Amber [5], Amelia [47], Anastasia [47], Anne [96], Antonia [38], Apollonia [10], Arden [6], Ariel [11], Arwen [1], Ashley [22], Audrey [17], Augusta [17], Aurora [7], Ayla, Bader [1], Ballade, Beatrice [24]

Becky - Charlotte
Becky [1], Bedelia [3], Beth [3], Bonnie [17], Brett [5], Bronte, Cadence [8], Calliope [3], Calpurnia, Cameo [1], Camilla [38], Candida [5], Careen [2], Carinthia, Cassandra [48], Catriona [13], Celeste [46], Ceri [2], Ceridwen [6], Charlotte [99]

Charmian - Corinne
Charmian [8], Chloe [8], Christabel [13], Cimarron [3], Cinderella [5], Cindy [21], Claribel [1], Clarinda [1], Clarissa [24], Claudia [20], Claudine [1], Clelia [1], Clio [2], Clorinda [2], Columbine [2], Consuelo [6], Coralie [4], Cordelia [16], Corinna [41], Corinne [28]

Corisande - Eliza
Corisande [3], Cosette [2], Courtney [37], Cressida [2], Cynthia [52], Daisy [9], Deborah [24], Desdemona [1], Desiree [15], Dido, Dora [36], Dorothy [40], Dorrit [2], Edina [4], Edna [9], Eithne [11], Elaine [26], Eleanor [78], Electra [6], Eliza [10]

Eloise - Genesis
Eloise [8], Elsa [7], Eluned [11], Emily [75], Emma [27], Enid [8], Esme [6], Esmeralda [21], Estelle [13], Ethel [21], Euron [4], Euronwy, Eurydice [2], Evangeline [14], Evelina [4], Fiona [7], Fiora, Fleur [3], Francesca [6], Genesis [11]

Genevieve - Imogen
Genevieve [19], Gigi [2], Gladys [9], Glenda [3], Godiva, Griselda [18], Gudrun [11], Gwenith [1], Harper, Harriet [16], Heaven [2], Heidi [7], Heledd [1], Heloise [5], Hermia [3], Hermione [6], Hero, Hester [7], Hypatia [3], Imogen [7]

Iphigenia - Leonora
Iphigenia [7], Isabel [43], Jancis [2], Janice [19], Jennifer [37], Jerusha [3], Jo [29], Juliet [8], Justine [11], Kalliope [1], Karla [10], Katniss, Kinsey [6], Kizzy [2], Lalage [2], Lalla, Lara [6], Laura [59], Leah [5], Leonora [11]

Linnea - Minta
Linnea [9], Livia [5], Lolita, Lorelei [13], Lorna [1], Lynette [10], Mab [3], Madeline [63], Maisie [6], Malvina [10], Mamie [3], Maria [17], Marjorie [19], Mavis, Medora, Mehitabel [6], Melanie [30], Mercedes [3], Mignon [5], Minta [1]

Mona - Selima
Mona [6], Monica [10], Myra [5], Nefertiti, Nydia [2], Olwen [4], Padme [1], Perdita, Phaedra [7], Phillida [3], Phoebe [6], Pollyanna, Provence, Ramona [17], Rebecca [55], Rima, Rowena [5], Sabrina [11], Scarlett [3], Selima [3]

Shani - Una
Shani [1], Sheherezade [4], Stella [5], Suellen [1], Susan [67], Susanna [11], Tara [5], Tarleton [1], Tessa [5], Thais [4], Thelma [2], Theodosia [7], Theresa [46], Thisbe, Titania [5], Tracy [9], Trilby [6], Tristana [2], Twyla [4], Una [6]

Undine - Zuleika
Undine [5], Vanessa [50], Vanna [3], Veda [5], Villette, Wendy [9], Xaviera [7], Yancey [3], Zara [10], Zoe [10], Zuleika [2]

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