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 height of their popularity today, except for forms like Byron, Ariel, Orlando, Douglas and Edgar which have lost favor with parents. The most trendy baby names in this list are Rory (#416), Clark (#382), Remington (#313), Atticus (#370) and Ace (#379), with Clark and Ace enjoying a resurgence in popularity.


Absalom - Almanzo

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Absalom 1 .. 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 .. Absalom is uncommonly used as a masculine name. [Absalon, Abshalom, Absolom, Avshalom, .. 3 more]

Ace 2 .. The term "flying ace" goes back to World War I when planes were both novel and hazardous. The name Ace has risen in popularity as a given name over time since 1880-1889. See also Abe. [Acee, Acey, .. 2 more]

Adlai 3 .. Biblical name borne by a very minor character, the father of one of King David's herdsmen .. Both a masculine and a feminine name. Adlai is uncommonly used as a masculine name. The form Addie is common as a variation of the name. [Ad, Addy, Atlee, .. 3 more]

Ahab 4 .. Literary: the mad sea captain in Herman Melville's novel "Moby Dick". A name for boys which is not usually used. See also Ahava.

Almanzo 5 .. 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 .. Not generally used as a name for boys. See also Almando.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Literary names: Ace

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Quick Index

Summary of all Literary names (and their 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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