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Page 1/2. 26 Poem names and what they mean, for poem for baby girls, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Poem names for boys.
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.
Annabel .. Most famous bearer was Edgar Allan Poe's Annabel Lee, in the poem of the same name ..
Armida .. First used in the 16th century by Italian poet Torquato Tasso for a character in an epic poem "Gerusalemme Liberata", meaning "Jerusalem Liberated".
Belinda .. It was used by Sir John Vanbrugh for a character in his comedy "The Provok'd Wife" (1697) and by Alexander Pope for the society beauty in his poem "The Rape of the Lock" (1712) ..
Blythe .. Made famous by the opening lines of Shelley's poem "To a Skylark": "Hail to thee, blithe spirit!" and Noel Coward's play "Blithe Spirit" ..
Carissa .. Used by Edmund Spencer in his epic 1590 poem "The Faerie Queene".
Charis .. The form Charissa was first used by Spenser for a character in his poem "The Faerie Queene" (16th century) ..
Christabel .. Use has been primarily literary, as in Samuel Taylor Coleridge's 1816 poem of the same name, in which the heroine is an example of innocent purity ..
Claribel .. Literary: a name used by Edmund Spenser in his poem "The Faerie Queene" (in the form Claribell), and Shakespeare in "The Tempest" (1611) .. Alfred Lord Tennyson also wrote a poem named "Claribel" (1830).
Clarinda .. Poet Robert Burns (18th century) also used the name Clarinda in his poems.
Corinna .. It was used by English poets in the 16th and 17th centuries, such as Robert Herricks in his poem "Corinna's going a-Maying" (1648) ..
Elvira .. The name was common in the Middle Ages and first used in the English-speaking world in the 19th century, when it was made familiar as the name of Don Juan's wife in a number of operas and poems.
Emer .. In Scotland, the form Emihir was used by Sorley MacLean in his "Poems to Emihir".
Erin .. Poetic name for the island used in songs and poems ..
Evangeline .. Literary: the name of a Cajun girl in "Evangeline", a 1848 poem by American poet Longfellow.
Fiona .. First used by James Macpherson (18th century), author of the Ossianic poems ..
Haidee .. Byron used the name Haidée in his poem "Don Juan".
Leonora .. Literary: Lenore was the lady lost forever in Edgar Allen Poe's poem "The Raven" ..
Malvina .. Literary name coined by James Macpherson in the 18th century for a character in his Ossianic poems .. Macpherson claimed that these poems were translations of ancient texts, but they were in fact his own creations ..
Medora .. Medora is a romantic heroine in Lord Byron's narrative poem "The Corsair".
Annabel, Armida, Belinda, Blythe, Carissa, Charis, Claribel, Clarinda, Corinna, Elvira, Erin, Evangeline, Fiona, Leonora and Malvina are commonly used names, while Alcina, Christabel, Emer, Haidee and Medora are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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