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Literary Names for boys

Page 1/22. Names from literature, from the 17th century up to more modern times, are a rich source of imaginative names. 209 Literary names and what they mean, for literary, character, novel, book, fictional, story, tale, play for males. Here is the list of Literary names for girls. These boy names are at the height of their popularity today, except for forms like Elmer, Clifford, Homer, Wilbur and Rick which have fallen out of favor. The trendier baby names in this list are Rory, Clark, Amos, Enoch and Remington.


Absalom .. His father then lamented, "Would God I had died for thee, O Absalom, my son, my son!" Also the title of a tragic novel by William Faulkner ..
[Absalon, Abshalom, Absolem, Absolom, Absolon, .. 2 more]

Ace .. The term "flying ace" goes back to World War I when planes were both novel and hazardous.
[Acee, Acer, Acey, Acie]

Adlai .. Biblical name borne by a very minor character, the father of one of King David's herdsmen ..
[Ad, Addie, Addy, Adley, Atlee, .. 1 more]

Ahab .. Literary: the mad sea captain in Herman Melville's novel "Moby Dick".

Almanzo .. Famous from the "Little House" books: Almanzo Wilder tells Laura that a distant English ancestor had been saved during the Crusades by an Arab named El Manzoor ..


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Literary names: Ace

Absalom, Ace, Adlai, Ahab and Almanzo are rare names. (2000 U.S. Census)

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A to Z Index of all names (with variants) for boys

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

[Alpha - Ariel]
Alpha [1], Alun, Alvin [19], Amory [4], Amos [2], Androcles [1], Aneirin [2], Angel [18], Antaeus [3], Ariel [12]

[Artemas - Bartlet]
Artemas [9], Ashley [16], Aslan, Athos, Atticus, Azariah [8], Bardolf [5], Barnabas [17], Barnes, Bartlet [2]

[Beau - Breck]
Beau [6], Beauregard [1], Bing, Blake [2], Blythe [2], Boaz [2], Boniface [5], Booker, Boris [4], Breck

[Bruce - Cedric]
Bruce [2], Bruno [3], Buster, Byron [10], Cade [6], Cadogan [2], Campion [1], Candido [2], Caspian, Cedric [11]

[Chandler - Concord]
Chandler, Christopher [32], Cid [1], Cimarron [3], Clare [4], Clark [3], Clifford [4], Clive [3], Colgate [1], Concord

[Conan - Dax]
Conan [4], Corey [15], Cyrano [1], Cyrus [2], Danar, Daniel [20], Daphnis, Darcy [4], Dartagnan, Dax [2]

[Dorian - Elihu]
Dorian [6], Douglas [3], Dudley, Duncan [2], Ebenezer [10], Edgar [12], Ehud, Eibhear [3], Eligius [6], Elihu [1]

[Elijah - Fester]
Elijah [15], Ellery [3], Elmer [6], Enoch [3], Eric [31], Ernest [9], Ezekiel [10], Ezra [7], Felix [12], Fester [1]

[Festus - George]
Festus [1], Finbar [11], Fingal [4], Finnegan [1], Firdos, Forest [5], Frederick [41], Gareth [7], Genesis [4], George [34]

[Hal - Holmes]
Hal, Hamlet [5], Hans [6], Harry [3], Haslett [5], Hawk, Heathcliff, Hercules [6], Holden, Holmes

[Homer - Jasper]
Homer [6], Horton [2], Iago [2], Ichabod [2], Isaiah [8], Ishmael [4], Ivan [4], James [28], Jared [15], Jasper [5]

[Jed - Kipling]
Jed [2], Jeremiah [17], Jeremy [12], Jody [3], Joel [2], Jolyon, Jorell [6], Jude [6], Kim, Kipling [1]

[Landon - Malcolm]
Landon [5], Lemuel [2], Leviticus, Linus [2], Lothar [4], Luke [11], Lysander [4], Maccabee [2], Malachi [9], Malcolm [3]

[Mercer - Niles]
Mercer [1], Merlin [7], Micah [4], Miles [4], Mohegan [2], Nemo, Nestor [4], Nicholas [61], Nickleby, Niles [2]

[Norton - Percival]
Norton, Oberon [3], Oliver [11], Orlando [9], Orson [8], Orville [5], Oscar [4], Osman [7], Paul [26], Percival [10]

[Perry - Rick]
Perry [2], Peter [21], Piper, Plantagenet, Porthos, Proverb, Ram [3], Raphael [14], Remington, Rick [15]

[Rip - Sebastian]
Rip, Roark [4], Robin [5], Rocky [7], Rory [5], Rudyard, Ryker [1], Salem, Sawyer, Sebastian [8]

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

[Taran - Titus]
Taran [1], Tarleton, Taz [3], Terence [15], Theobald [16], Theophilus [3], Theseus, Timon, Timothy [19], Titus [2]

[Travis - Wilbur]
Travis [4], Tristan [10], Uncas, Uriah [8], Usher [1], Walden [3], Waldo [2], Watson, Waverley [2], Wilbur [2]

[Wylie - Zephyr]
Wylie [2], Yorick, Zachariah [30], Zephyr [8]

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