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Alice

Alice (A-lis or AL-iss) is a French and English name meaning: “noble”.

Amoret

A name from Spenser’s poem The Faerie Queene.

Anitra

A literary coinage by Henrik Ibsen from his play Peer Gynt (1867).

Arrietty

Arrietty is a literary name from the  children’s book The Borrowers.

Atreyu

Atreyu Name Meaning & MoreGender: UnisexOrigin: German, LiteraryCurrent Popularity: Not in the U.S. top 1,000 namesMore about the name Atreyu: The name Atreyu is a literary name of German origin. Posts with the name Atreyu: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for BoysWhat do you think of the name Atreyu? Let us know in the comments below.

Belphoebe

Belphoebe Name Meaning & MoreGender: GirlMeaning: Beautiful DianaOrigin: LiteraryCurrent Popularity: Not in the U.S. top 1,000 namesMore about the name Belphoebe: Belphoebe is a girl’s literary name. Belphoebe is a character in Edmund Spenser’s poem The Faerie Queene. According to the author, the name means “beautiful Diana.”Posts with the...

Calliope

Calliope is a Greek name meaning: “beautiful voice”.

Clelia

(Italian) famous.

Coraline

Coraline is a literary name that is a diminutive of Caroline

Cordelia

Cordelia is a Latin girl’s name meaning: “heart”

Crusoe

Crusoe Name Meaning & MoreGender: BoyMeaning: LiteraryOrigin: EnglishCurrent Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 namesMore about the name Crusoe: Crusoe is a boy’s literary name of English origin. Posts with the name Crusoe: 25 Unique Middle Names for BoysWhat do you think of the name Crusoe? Let us know in the comments below.

Eloise

Eloise is a French name meaning: “healthy, wide”.

Gatsby

Gatsby Meaning and Origin Literary name (German) The name Gatsby is a boy's literary name of German origin. A literary name and a German surname. Posts with the name Gatsby: 25 Unique Middle Names for Boys  

Hamlet

Hamlet Meaning and Origin Literary name (Danish) The name Hamlet is a boy's literary name and is of Danish origin. Anglicized form of Danish name Amleth, used by Shakespeare in his play ‘Hamlet’ (1600). Posts with the name Hamlet: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and boys

Holden

Holden is an English boy’s name meaning: “from the hollow valley”. 

Isadora

Isadora Name Meaning & MoreGender: GirlMeaning: Gift of IsisOrigin: GreekCurrent Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 namesIf you like Isadora, you might consider:  Isadella, Aurora, Camora, Elisana, MariellaMore about the name Isadora: Isadora is old fashioned yet sophisticated, its mysterious and exotic, and a great alternative to the common...

Katniss

Katniss (cat-niss) is a fictional girl’s name.

Keats

Keats Name Meaning & MoreGender: BoyMeaning: KiteOrigin: EnglishCurrent Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 namesMore about the name Keats: Keats is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “kite.” English literary name. This rare one-syllable boy name will ensure your little man is adventurous and full of fun.Posts with the name Keats: 100...

Lorien

Lorien is a literary name

Lorna

Lorna Name Meaning & MoreGender: GirlMeaning: Laurel treeOrigin: ScottishCurrent Popularity: Not in the U.S. top 1,000 namesMore about the name Lorna: The name Lorna is a girl’s name meaning “laurel tree“ and is of Scottish origin. A feminine form of Lorne and from the Scottish place name Lorn. It is also a literary name invented by R.D....

Madeline

Madeline is an English name meaning: “of Magdala”.

Matilda

Matilda is a German name meaning: “strength in battle”.

Nerissa

The girl’s name Nerissa is a Greek name meaning: “sea sprite”.

Perdita

The girl’s name Perdita is a Latin name meaning: “lost”.

Renly

Renly Name Meaning & MoreGender: UnisexMeaning: Literary nameOrigin: InventedCurrent Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 namesMore about the name Renly: The name Renly is a unisex modern name invented by George R.R. Martin for his series A Song of Ice and Fire.Middle Name Possibilities: TaylorPosts with the name Renly: 100 Cute First &...

Theoden

Theoden Name Meaning & MoreGender: BoyMeaning: UnknownOrigin: LiteraryCurrent Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 namesMore about the name Theoden: Theoden is a boy’s literary name from  J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy novel, The Lord of the Rings. Posts with the name Theoden: Invented and Uncommon Names for BoysWhat do you think of the name...

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