Literary Names for boys

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, book, fictional, story, tale, stories, play, poetry for males. Here is the list of Literary names for girls. These boy names are at the apex of their popularity today, except for names like Byron, Ariel, Orlando, Douglas and Edgar which have become somewhat outmoded. The most fashionable boy names in this list are Rory (#416), Clark (#382), Remington (#313), Atticus (#370) and Ace (#379), with Ace and Clark having a rebound in popularity.


Absalom - Almanzo

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Absalom 1 .. .. of a tragic novel by William .. A seldom-used birth name. [Absalon, Abshalom, Absolom, Avshalom, .. 3 more]

Ace 2 .. .. planes were both novel and hazardous. The name Ace has risen in popularity as a name for boys over the years since 1880-1889. See also Abe. [Acee, Acey, .. 2 more]

Adlai 3 .. .. borne by a very minor character .. A name suited for both genders. Adlai is scarcely used as a male name. The variation Addie is commonly used as a variant form of Adlai. [Ad, Addy, Atlee, .. 3 more]

Ahab 4 .. .. Literary: the mad sea captain in .. Seldom used as a baby name. See also Ava.

Almanzo 5 .. .. . Famous from the "Little House" books .. Unique as a name for newborns. See also Alanzo.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Literary names: Ace

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Quick Index

Summary of all Literary names (and variants) for boys.

[Absalom - Almanzo]
Absalom [7], Ace [4], Adlai [6], Ahab, Almanzo

[Alpha - Antaeus]
Alpha [1], Alun, Alvin [19], Amory [4], Amos [2], Anakin [1], Androcles [1], Aneirin [2], Angel [18], Antaeus [3]

[Apollo - Bardolf]
Apollo [3], Ariel [12], Artemas [9], Ashley [16], Aslan, Athos, Atticus, Azariah [8], Azrael, Bardolf [5]

[Barnabas - Boniface]
Barnabas [17], Barnes, Bartlet [2], Beau [6], Beauregard [1], Bing, Blake [2], Blythe [2], Boaz [2], Boniface [5]

[Booker - Campion]
Booker, Boris [4], Breck, Bruce [2], Bruno [3], Buster, Byron [10], Cade [6], Cadogan [2], Campion [1]

[Candido - Clifford]
Candido [2], Caspian, Cedric [11], Chandler, Christopher [32], Cid [1], Cimarron [3], Clare [4], Clark [3], Clifford [4]

[Clive - Daphnis]
Clive [3], Colgate [1], Concord, Conan [4], Corey [15], Cyrano [1], Cyrus [2], Danar, Daniel [20], Daphnis

[Darcy - Ehud]
Darcy [4], Dartagnan, Dax [2], Dorian [6], Douglas [3], Dudley, Duncan [2], Ebenezer [10], Edgar [12], Ehud

[Eibhear - Ezekiel]
Eibhear [3], Eligius [6], Elihu [1], Elijah [15], Ellery [3], Elmer [6], Enoch [3], Eric [31], Ernest [9], Ezekiel [10]

[Ezra - Forest]
Ezra [7], Felix [12], Fester [1], Festus [1], Finbar [11], Fingal [4], Finlay [15], Finnegan [1], Firdos, Forest [5]

[Frederick - Hawk]
Frederick [41], Gareth [7], Genesis [4], George [34], Hal, Hamlet [5], Hans [6], Harry [3], Haslett [5], Hawk

[Heathcliff - Ishmael]
Heathcliff, Hercules [6], Holden, Holmes, Homer [6], Horton [2], Iago [2], Ichabod [2], Isaiah [8], Ishmael [4]

[Ivan - Jolyon]
Ivan [4], James [28], Jared [15], Jasper [5], Jed [2], Jeremiah [17], Jeremy [12], Jody [3], Joel [2], Jolyon

[Jorell - Luke]
Jorell [6], Jude [6], Kim, Kipling [1], Landon [5], Lemuel [2], Leviticus, Linus [2], Lothar [4], Luke [11]

[Lysander - Nemo]
Lysander [4], Maccabee [2], Malachi [9], Malcolm [3], Mercer [1], Merlin [7], Micah [4], Miles [4], Mohegan [2], Nemo

[Nestor - Orson]
Nestor [4], Nicholas [61], Nickleby, Niles [2], Norton, Oberon [3], Oisin [2], Oliver [11], Orlando [9], Orson [8]

[Orville - Porthos]
Orville [5], Oscar [4], Osman [7], Paul [26], Percival [10], Perry [2], Peter [21], Piper, Plantagenet, Porthos

[Proverb - Robin]
Proverb, Ram [3], Raphael [14], Remington, Remus, Reynard [9], Rick [15], Rip, Roark [4], Robin [5]

[Rocky - Sherlock]
Rocky [7], Rory [5], Rudyard, Ryker [1], Salem, Sawyer, Sebastian [8], Seferino [7], Selkirk, Sherlock [2]

[Shiva - Tarleton]
Shiva, Sigmund [13], Sinbad [1], Solomon [9], Steele [1], Sumner, Tamerlane [9], Tancred [2], Taran [1], Tarleton

[Tarquin - Travis]
Tarquin [3], Taz [3], Terence [15], Theobald [16], Theophilus [3], Theseus, Timon, Timothy [19], Titus [2], Travis [4]

[Tristan - Wylie]
Tristan [10], Uncas, Uriah [8], Usher [1], Walden [3], Waldo [2], Watson, Waverley [2], Wilbur [2], Wylie [2]

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

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