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Literary baby names and what they mean, for literary, novel, book, fictional, with 183 results. Usage of these boy names was at its apex 135 years ago (adoption of 16.63%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 8.81%, down 47%), with names like Byron becoming somewhat outmoded. The most fashionable boy names in this list are Oliver (#19), Ezra (#92), Sawyer (#94), Beau (#203) and Graham (#176), while Derian (top 42%) and Clarck (62%) are popular last names. Here is the list of Literary names for girls.

Absalom - Barnabas | Barnes - Clifford | Clive - Elijah | Ellery - Graham | Gus - Jeremiah | Jody - Nicholas | .. - .. | Yorick - Zephyr

Absalom - Barnabas

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Literary names: Alpha, Amos, Anakin, Angel, Apollo

Absalom
.. of a tragic novel by William .. Absalom (cf. Anstrom, Abrom) is a common -om suffix surname. [Absalon, Absolem, .. 5 more]

Ahab
.. Literary: the mad sea captain in .. Not in popularity charts. See also Ihab.

Almanzo
Famous from the "Little House" books .. Compare last names Almazo (top 49%), Almanza (2%). See also Almando.

AlphaAlpha
.. says in the Book of Revelation, .. Alfa is more uncommon as a variant form of Alpha. [Alfa]

Amory
.. first best selling novel, This Side .. Amory, Amorey, etc. are rare as boys' names. [Aimory, Amery, .. 2 more]

AmosAmos
.. who wrote the book of Amos .. A conventional children's name (#732 the previous year), Amos also occurs commonly as a last name. [Am, .. 1 more]

AnakinAnakin
.. Lucas for the fictional character Darth .. Anakin has increased in popularity as a baby name since 1880-1889. [Ani]

Androcles
.. later used this tale for a .. Outside Top 2000. [Androclus]

Aneirin
.. The "Book of Aneirin" is a .. Anaeirin and Aneiran are kreatif variations. [Aneurin, .. 1 more]

AngelAngel
.. Literary: in Thomas Hardy's 1891 novel .. Angel, Angelo and Anjel are generally used as forms. [Andjelko, Ange, Angelo, Angy, .. 14 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Literary names: Ariel, Ashley, Atticus

Antaeus
.. the name of a literary magazine. Not Top 2000 names. [Antaios, Anteus, .. 1 more]

ApolloApollo
.. light, music, and poetry, who drives .. Apolo and variants were popular with parents in 2015. [Apollon, .. 2 more]

ArielAriel
.. Literary: Shakespeare gave this name to .. Ariel, Ari, Arie and Arik are common as versions. [Aeriel, Aeriell, Airyel, Ari, Ariell, .. 7 more]

AshleyAshley
.. Literary: Ashley Wilkes is the man .. Lee (top 1%), Ash (1%), Ashley (1%) and Ashlin (40%) occur frequently as last names. [Ash, Ashlan, Ashly, Ashlyn, .. 12 more]

Aslan
Literary: name used by author CS .. Not much used as a children's name, Aslan exists more commonly as a surname.

Athos
Literary: one of the Three Musketeers .. Rare. Athos is not found in the US Census.

AtticusAtticus
.. Literary: the name of Scout's father .. A highly conventional baby name.

Azrael
.. in both Muslim and Jewish stories. Azrael is not frequently used as a children's name. See also Azarel.

Bardolf
.. appears in four of Shakespeare's plays. Bardolf, Bardou, etc. are not Top 2000 names. [Bardolph, Bardoul, Bardulph, .. 2 more]

Barnabas
.. Dickens' lesser known novels is named .. Used somewhat frequently as birth names, Barnabas, Barny, etc. are comparable to the common Barry. [Barna, Barnabey, Barnaby, Barni, .. 13 more]

Quick Reference

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

1. Absalom - Barnabas
Absalom [7], Ahab, Almanzo, Alpha [1], Amory [4], Amos [2], Anakin [1], Androcles [1], Aneirin [2], Angel [18], Antaeus [3], Apollo [3], Ariel [12], Ashley [16], Aslan, Athos, Atticus, Azrael, Bardolf [5], Barnabas [17]

2. Barnes - Clifford
Barnes, Bartlet [2], Beau [6], Beauregard [1], Blythe [2], Boniface [5], Booker, Bruce [2], Bruno [3], Byron [10], Cade [6], Campion [1], Candido [2], Cedric [11], Christopher [32], Cid [1], Cimarron [3], Clare [4], Clark [3], Clifford [4]

3. Clive - Elijah
Clive [3], Colgate [1], Concord, Conan [4], Cormac [2], Cyrano [1], Cyrus [2], Daniel [20], Daphnis, Darcy [4], Dartagnan, Dorian [6], Douglas [3], Duncan [2], Ebenezer [10], Edgar [12], Eibhear [3], Eligius [6], Elihu [1], Elijah [15]

4. Ellery - Graham
Ellery [3], Elmer [6], Enoch [3], Eric [31], Ernest [9], Ezekiel [10], Ezra [7], Festus [1], Finbar [11], Fingal [4], Finlay [15], Finnegan [1], Firdos, Forest [5], Gareth [7], Gavin [14], Genesis [4], George [55], Geraint [3], Graham [4]

5. Gus - Jeremiah
Gus [2], Hal, Hamlet [5], Hannibal [2], Hansel [1], Harry [3], Haslett [5], Heathcliff, Hercules [7], Holden, Holmes, Homer [6], Iago [2], Ichabod [2], Isaiah [8], Ishmael [4], Ivan [4], James [28], Jasper [5], Jeremiah [17]

6. Jody - Nicholas
Jody [3], Joel [2], Jolyon, Jorell [6], Jude [6], Kerem, Kim, Kipling [1], Lemuel [2], Leviticus, Lothar [4], Maccabee [2], Malachi [9], Malcolm [3], Mercer [1], Merlin [7], Micah [4], Mohegan [2], Nemo, Nicholas [61]

7. Nickleby - Reynard
Nickleby, Oberon [3], Oisin [2], Oliver [11], Orlando [9], Orson [8], Orville [5], Oscar [4], Paul [26], Percival [10], Perry [2], Peter [21], Piper, Plantagenet, Porthos, Proverb, Ram [3], Raphael [14], Remus, Reynard [9]

8. Rip - Tarleton
Rip, Roark [4], Robin [5], Rocky [7], Roderick [34], Rory [5], Rudyard, Salem, Sawyer, Seferino [7], Selkirk, Sherlock [2], Shiva, Sinbad [1], Solomon [9], Sumner, Tamerlane [9], Tancred [2], Taran [1], Tarleton

9. Tarquin - Wylie
Tarquin [3], Terence [15], Theobald [16], Theophilus [3], Theseus, Tigger, Timon, Timothy [19], Titus [2], Travis [4], Tristan [10], Uncas, Usher [1], Walden [3], Waldo [2], Watson, Waverley [2], Wilbur [2], Wole, Wylie [2]

10. Yorick - Zephyr
Yorick, Zachariah [30], Zephyr [8]

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