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Alice

Alice

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

Amoret

Amoret

A name from Spenser’s poem The Faerie Queene.

Anitra

Anitra

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

Arrietty

Arrietty

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

Atreyu

Atreyu

Atreyu Meaning and Origin The name Atreyu is a literary name of German origin.  Posts with the name Atreyu: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Belphoebe

Belphoebe

Belphoebe Meaning and Origin 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 name Belphoebe: Gorgeous Long and Unique Elaborate Names for Girls

Calliope

Calliope

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

Clelia

Clelia

(Italian) famous.

Coraline

Coraline

Coraline is a literary name that is a diminutive of Caroline

Cordelia

Cordelia

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

Crusoe

Crusoe

Crusoe Meaning and Origin Crusoe is a boy’s literary name of English origin.  Posts with the name Crusoe: 25 Unique Middle Names for Boys

Eloise

Eloise

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

Gatsby

Gatsby

Gatsby Meaning and Origin 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

Hamlet Meaning and Origin 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

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

Isadora

Isadora

Isadora Meaning and Origin Isadora is old-fashioned yet sophisticated, it's mysterious and exotic, and a great alternative to the common Isabelle. Plus, there are several cute nickname possibilities: Dora, Izzy, Isa, Iz, Dory, Sadie, Ida etc. The name Isadora is a girl's name meaning "gift of Isis" and is of Greek origin. The name survived the...

Katniss

Katniss

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

Keats

Keats

Keats Meaning and Origin 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 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On The Playground 40 One Syllable Boy Names

Lorien

Lorien

Lorien is a literary name

Lorna

Lorna

Lorna Meaning and Origin 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. Blackmore for the heroine of his novel Lorna Doone (1869).  Lorna is a great option for those wanting something short and sweet with...

Madeline

Madeline

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

Matilda

Matilda

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

Nerissa

Nerissa

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

Perdita

Perdita

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

Renly

Renly

Renly Meaning and Origin The name Renly is a unisex modern name invented by George R.R. Martin for his series A Song of Ice and Fire.  Posts with the name Renly: 100 Cute First & Middle Name Combinations For Girls Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On The Playground Cute First and Middle Name Combinations 40 Adorable Modern Unisex Baby...

Theoden

Theoden

Theoden Meaning and Origin 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 Boys

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