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Author baby names and what they mean, for author, poet, writer, novelist, with 340 results. These boy names reached the height of their popularity a century ago (adoption of 50.83%) and have become much less widespread since (adoption 18.91%, down 62.8%), with names such as Stephen becoming somewhat outmoded. The most fashionable names for newborns in this list are Ezra (#92), Roman (#102), Bennett (#153), Graham (#176) and Elliot (#208), while Bennette (top 13%) and Barritt (18%) are conventional surnames.

Author names

Addison - Aslan | Auberon - Buckley | Burgess - Conan | Connor - Devin | Dinesh - Emerson | Emil - Fyodor | .. - .. | Wadsworth - Zane

Addison - Aslan

AddisonAddison
.. The English poet and essayist Joseph .. Common as surnames, and Addison (top 1%), Adison (68%) are comparable to common -ison surnames Atchison (top 3%), Amison (25%). [Ad, .. 5 more]

Aiken
English writer Conrad Aiken. Not that popular as a children's name, Aiken is used more conventionally as a last name. [Aicken, .. 3 more]

AlanAlan
.. Author Alan Paton; lyricist Alan Jay .. Conventional, with usage of 0.201% for Alan and variants as boys' names in 2015, higher than 0.193% a year ago. [Ailean, Aland, Alanson, Alley, Alleyn, Alon, .. 20 more]

Aldous
.. Made famous by writer Aldous Huxley. Aldo was a Top birth name in 2015. [Al, Aldis, Aldon, Aldus, Alldo, Eldin, Eldous, .. 4 more]

AlexanderAlexander
.. English poet Alexander Pope; American statesman .. Usage of Alexander, Alek, etc. as baby names in 2015 was down 4.6% compared to the year before. [Al, Alastair, Alaster, Alessandri, Alex, Alexan, Alexei, Alexis, Alic, Alik, .. 60 more]

AlfredAlfred
.. Poet Alfred Tennyson; movie director Alfred .. Avery (top 1%), Alfred (4%), Fred (10%), Alfrey (14%) and Al (28%) exist commonly as last names. [Ahlfred, Al, Alf, Alfredas, Alfredos, Alfy, Fredo, .. 14 more]

AlgernonAlgernon
.. English poet Algernon Swinburne. A moderately offbeat boys' name. [Al, Algey, .. 6 more]

AlphonseAlphonse
French writer Alphonse Daudet. Adoption of Alfie and forms was well-received among parents during 1900-1909 and is now less, with Alphonse becoming less trendy. [Affonso, Alfons, Alfonso, Alfy, Alonzo, Alphonzus, Fons, Fonzie, Phauns, Phons, .. 13 more]

AmbroseAmbrose
.. Writer Ambrose Bierce; Civil War General .. Am, Ambie, Ambroeus, Ambroggio and Ambrogio are more novel as versions of Ambrose. [Am, Ambroise, .. 15 more]

Amory
.. Writer Cleveland Amory. Avory is a marginally prominent baby name. [Aimory, Amery, Amry, .. 1 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Author names: Addison, Alan, Alexander, Alfred, Algernon

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Author names: Alphonse, Ambrose, Amos, Anatole, Archibald

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Author names: Arion, Arnold, Arthur

AmosAmos
.. Novelist Amos Oz. Amos, Am, etc. became less popular last year, falling -39 rankings as boys' names with Amos dropping the most. [Am, .. 1 more]

Anatole
.. French novelist Anatole France. Anatol, Anatolio, Anatoly, Antal and Antol are more exclusive as variations of Anatole. [Anatol, Anatolio, Antoly, .. 5 more]

Aneirin
.. first known Welsh poet (sixth century) .. Not Top 2000 names. [Aneurin, .. 1 more]

ArchibaldArchibald
.. Poet Archibald MacLeish. Archie is a prevalent (top 30%) masculine name. [Arch, Archaimbaud, Archie, Archimbaldo, .. 9 more]

Ardian
.. Writer Ardian Lee. Outside Top 2000.

ArionArion
.. of a Greek poet and musician .. Arion, Arien, etc. became less popular in 2015, dropping -150 positions as children's names with Arion falling the most. [Arian, Arien, Aryon]

ArnoldArnold
.. English novelist Arnold Bennett; golfer Arnold .. Arnold, Arne, Arnie and Arnoldo are commonplace as variant forms. [Arend, Arnau, Arndt, Arne, Arnell, Arney, Arnie, Arnoldo, .. 13 more]

Artemas
.. Author Artemas Ward. Art (top 22%) and Arty (99%) appear commonly as last names. [Art, Artemio, Artemus, Artimis, Artimus, .. 4 more]

ArthurArthur
.. writer Arthur C. Clarke; playwright Arthur .. Popular as baby names, Arther, Arthur, etc. are similar to the popular Archer. [Aart, Art, Arther, Arthor, Arturo, .. 12 more]

Aslan
Name used by author CS Lewis .. Aslan was not among 2015's Top names. See also Ashlan.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of Author names [and variants] for boys.

1. Addison - Aslan
Addison [6], Aiken [4], Alan [25], Aldous [11], Alexander [70], Alfred [21], Algernon [8], Alphonse [23], Ambrose [17], Amory [4], Amos [2], Anatole [8], Aneirin [2], Archibald [13], Ardian, Arion [3], Arnold [21], Artemas [9], Arthur [17], Aslan


Auberon [4], Bacchus, Baird [6], Baldwin [10], Balfour [4], Bard [7], Barrett [8], Barry [9], Baruch [3], Bede [1], Bennett [4], Booker, Booth [4], Boris [4], Bourne [7], Bracken, Bram [3], Bramwell [6], Brett [11], Buckley


Burgess [3], Burton [3], Byron [10], Cadman, Caleb [6], Calvin [4], Carl [3], Carroll [6], Caspian, Catullus [1], Chaim [10], Charles [27], Christian [25], Clarence [12], Clement [13], Cleveland [6], Clive [3], Coleridge [3], Collins, Conan [4]


Connor [4], Conrad [10], Cooper [1], Cormac [2], Covey [1], Crockett [5], Cullen [3], Cyrano [1], Dallan [6], Dalton [5], Damian [19], Dana [2], Daniel [20], Dante [7], Darrien [6], David [21], Day [1], Deepak [1], Delmar [3], Devin [5]


Dinesh, Dixon [2], Don [5], Dooley, Dotson [2], Douglas [3], Doyle, Dryden, Dunn [1], Dyer, Dylan [6], Earl [10], Edgar [12], Edmund [19], Edward [27], Eli [5], Elliot [6], Ellison [5], Elmore, Emerson [1]


Emil [18], Ennio, Eric [31], Ernest [9], Erskine [9], Eugene [24], Euripides, Evelyn [1], Ezra [7], Falco [11], Fielding [3], Finlay [15], Firdos, Fleming [3], Ford [3], Forest [5], Francis [43], Frayne [5], Frost, Fyodor [4]


Gabriel [21], Garrison [1], Gaylord [7], Geddes [2], Geoffrey [28], Gerard [31], Gilbert [13], Gillett [3], Giovanni [19], Golding [2], Goran, Gore [1], Graham [4], Graves, Gray [2], Guillaume [6], Gunnar [14], Gustav [16], Hadrian [4], Hamlet [5]


Hans [6], Hardy [1], Hart [1], Havelock, Hawthorne [1], Haywood [2], Heddwyn [3], Henry [36], Herman [15], Herrick [2], Homer [6], Honore [2], Horace [7], Horatius, Howell [2], Huxley [4], Ian [6], Irving [8], Irwin [5], Isaac [19]


Isaiah [8], Israel [1], Italo, James [28], Jarrell [1], Jay [6], Jean [6], Jerzy, Jessamine [1], Joachim [10], Joel [2], John [85], Jonathan [4], Joseph [43], Jules, Junius [4], Juvenal, Kalil [7], Keats, Ken [4]


Kenelm [2], Keyes [2], Kingsley [9], Kipling [1], Kirkwood, Knute [3], Kurt [1], Langston [3], Larkin, Lawrence [46], Lawson, Leo [9], Leon [5], Leroy [6], Lewis [4], Litton [4], Logan [1], London, Longfellow, Louis [16]


Lowell [5], Lucretius, Lytton, Madison [5], Malachi [9], Mallory [3], Manley [3], Mann, Marcel [10], Mark [18], Marvell [1], Masefield, Massey [1], Matthew [34], Maurice [30], Max [4], Melville, Mercer [1], Merlin [7], Merrill [6]


Micah [4], Milton [6], Monroe [3], Moore [1], Nash, Nathaniel [15], Norman [5], Norris, Oberon [3], Octavio [8], Ogden [2], Oisin [2], Olaf [9], Omar [2], Orrick [1], Osbert, Ovid, Owen [6], Pablo [1], Packard [2]


Paddy [4], Patton [5], Percival [10], Percy [3], Peregrine [3], Philip [20], Plantagenet, Pope, Porthos, Powell [1], Primo [3], Prosper [2], Quentin [8], Quiller, Rainer [6], Ralph [7], Randall [13], Raphael [14], Ray [11], Raymond [19]


Remy [7], Rider [2], Ring [1], Roald, Robert [30], Robinson [4], Rollo, Roman [7], Rudyard, Rushkin, Russell [3], Sacheverell [1], Salman, Samuel [7], Sandberg [3], Sandor [2], Saul [4], Scott [4], Scribner, Seamus [3]


Shelby [2], Sheldon [2], Shelley [1], Sherwood [2], Sidney [3], Sinclair [3], Sloan [1], Somerset [2], Spencer [2], Stephen [26], Sterne [4], Swinburne [5], Tadhg [3], Taliesin, Tamerlane [9], Tasso, Teagan, Teague [7], Tennyson [1], Terence [15]


Theodore [19], Theophilus [3], Thoreau, Thornton, Timothy [19], Tobias [14], Tracy [3], Trahern [3], Truman [3], Twain [2], Umberto, Updike [1], Upton, Vachel [1], Vance, Verlyn [6], Vermont, Victor [13], Vidal [3], Virgil [4]


Wadsworth [1], Waldo [2], Walker, Wallace [8], Walter [13], Ward [3], Washington, Wharton [1], Whitcomb [2], Whitley, Whitman, Wilfred [10], William [34], Wistar [1], Wyndham [3], Wystan [1], Yates [1], Yesenin [1], Zalman [2], Zane [3]

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