List of Literary Baby Names Meanings View Other Origins

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  • Cedric - SED-rik
    Meanings and history of the name Cedric: | Edit. meaning: battlefield chieftain. Cedric is of Old English origin. The name was invented by Sir Walter Scott for the character Cedric of Rotherwood in the book "Ivanhoe" (1819). It appears to be from Cerdic, the name of the traditional founder of the kingdom of Wessex.
    Meaning: An alternative form of kedrick, Origin: Literary
  • Dorian - DAWR-ee-ən
    Dorian /ˈdɔəriən/ is a given name of Greek origin. In Greek the meaning of the name Dorian is: Of Doris, a district of Greece; or of Doros, a legendary Greek hero. ... Another possible origin of the name Dorian, is from the Greek "Dorios", meaning 'child of the sea' .
    Meaning: Mountainous region of greece, Origin: Literary
  • Jess
    Origin of the name Jessica: Of uncertain derivation and meaning, Jessica might be an elaboration of Jessie, which was originally a pet form of Janet and Jean. Alternatively, it can be interpreted as an elaborated feminine form of Jesse, which is derived from the Hebrew yīshai (gift).
    Meaning: God exists, A gift from god, god sees all, Origin: Literary
  • Jessa
    The meaning of the name Jessa is God Beholds. The origin of the name Jessa is American. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language. Contraction or form of the name Jessica. Variations: Jecca.
    Meaning: The lord sees all, Origin: Literary
  • Jessi
    Origin of the name Jessie: Originated as a pet form of the names Janet and Jean (God is gracious). Now, however, it is more commonly used as a feminine form of Jesse, which is derived from the Hebrew yīshai (gift).
    Meaning: God exists, A gift from god, god sees all, Origin: Literary
  • Jessica - JES-i-kə
    Hebrew Meaning: The name Jessica is a Hebrew baby name. In Hebrew the meaning of the name Jessica is: Rich. God beholds. The daughter of Shylock in Shakespeare's play 'The Merchant of Venice'.
    Meaning: God's grace, Origin: Literary
  • Pamela
    This name was invented in the late 16th century by the poet Sir Philip Sidney for use in his poem 'Arcadia'. He possibly intended it to mean "all sweetness" from Greek παν (pan) "all" and μελι (meli) "honey".
    Meaning: A woman who is as sweet as honey, Origin: Literary
  • Thelma
    American Meaning: The name Thelma is an American baby name. In American the meaning of the name Thelma is: This name was invented by British writer Marie Corelli, who gave it to her heroine in her novel 'Thelma' (1887). It may be based on the Greek word for will.
    Meaning: One who is ambitious and willful, Origin: Literary
  • Wendi
    The name Wendi is an English baby name. In English the meaning of the name Wendi is: Literary; a created name that first appeared in James Banie's Peter Pan.
    Meaning: One who is fair, of the white ring, Origin: Literary
  • Wendie
    The meaning of the name “Wendie” is: “Friend”.
    Meaning: Friend, Origin: Literary
  • Wendy
    English Meaning: The name Wendy is an English baby name. In English the meaning of the name Wendy is: Literary; a created name that first appeared in James Banie's Peter Pan.
    Meaning: One who is fair, of the white ring, Origin: Literary
  • Anakin - AN-a-kin
    The meaning of the name Anakin is Warrior. The origin of the name Anakin is American. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language. Anakin Skywalker, name created by George Lucas for the STAR WARS film series.
  • Arathorn - AR-ə-THORN
    The meaning of the name “Arathorn” is: “Lord eagle”.
    Meaning: Eagle king, Origin: English, Literary
  • Elrond - EHL-rahnd
    Means "star dome" in Sindarin. In 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954) by J. R. R. Tolkien, Elrond was the elven ruler of Rivendell.
    Meaning: Elf of the cave, Origin: English, Literary
  • Frodo - FRO-do
    Meaning & History. Derived from the Germanic element frod "wise". This was the name of the hobbit hero in 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954) by J. R. R. Tolkien, who used Old English to translate some hobbit names (Frodo's real name was Maura).
    Meaning: Enlightened by life's experience, Origin: Germanic, Literary
  • Galahad - GAL-ə-had
    Meaning unknown. In Arthurian legend Sir Galahad was the son of Lancelot and Elaine. He was the most pure of the Knights of the Round Table, and he was the only one to succeed in finding the Holy Grail. He first appears in the medieval French 'Lancelot-Grail' cycle.
    Meaning: Unclear, Origin: Literary, Welsh
  • Legolas - LEG-ə-laws
    Means "green leaves" in Sindarin, from laeg "green" combined with go-lass "collection of leaves". In 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954) by J. R. R. Tolkien, Legolas is the son of the elf lord Thranduil and a member of the Fellowship of the Ring.
    Meaning: Leaf, Origin: Literary
  • Lorien - LAWR-i-ən
    The meaning of the name “Lórien” is: “God of dreams”. Categories: Tolkien Names. Used in: English speaking countries.
    Meaning: God of dreams, Origin: Literary