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 apex in 1991 and is almost as widespread today, but with names such as Yesenia, Courtney, Krystal, Mercedes and Wendy falling out of style. The more fashionable baby names among these are Eloise (#300), Aria (#31), Elsa (#286), Zara (#422) and Maisie (#658), with Eloise and Elsa undergoing a rebound 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" .. Usage of Adela as a girls' name is only intermittent nowadays. Adela is still found often as a first name among the female populace according to the US Census. The form Adell is commonplace as a variation 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. An uncommon birth name for girls, Alcina is used more commonly as a surname. See also Ancina. [Alcee, Alcinia, Allcinia, Alsina, Alsyna, .. 5 more]

Amanda 3 .. Literary: poets and playwrights brought this name into popular usage in the 17th century .. Amanda is prevalent (Top 1%) as a given name. The variations Mandy and Manda are commonly used as forms of this name. [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" .. Very widely favored as a name for babies (#309 in 2014), Amber also occurs somewhat regularly as a last name. See also Ember. [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 .. A very commonly used given name (#15 in 2014), and found regularly as a first name among females of all ages in the US Census. The forms Millie, Malia, Emmeline, Emeline, Delia and Amalia are commonly used 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 variants) for girls.

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

[Anastasia - Ashley]
Anastasia [47], Angharad, Anne [96], Antonia [38], Arden [6], Aria [3], 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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