Girl Names of Literature theme
Literature names for baby girls, with 85 entries. Classic literature offers a selection of time-tested names that have come alive with the personality of their characters – just think of Catherine in ‘Wuthering Heights’ and Elinor from ‘Sense and Sensibility’. Modern literature continues to be a major source of inspiration for names. One only needs to look at the name Bella from the ‘Twilight’ series, and Lisbeth from ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’.
Literature names are very popular as baby girl names, and they are also regarded as trendy. Their usage peaked in 1915 with 13.977% of baby girls being given Literature names. Within the top 1000 baby names then, there were 44 Literature names. The names have slipped in popularity since then. In 2018, their total usage was 5.322% with 37 Literature names listed among the top 1000, appearing with somewhat increasing regularity in the recent decade. Among all Literature names, Amelia (English, German, Dutch, Italian, Latin, and Spanish) was the most widely used, with a ranking of #8 and a usage of 0.6663%.