Literary Names

My favorite names that are associated with certain authors, plays, and novels. I'd like to include Homer, the creator of such epics as The Odyssey, but the biggest association there is The Simpsons. Oops. - Created by Contessina

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  • Phineas

    from A Separate Peace (John Knowles) -- nn Finny...though most people would be more likely to make a connection to Phineas and Ferb

  • Holden

    from The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger) -- Mr. Holden Caulfield

  • Eliot

    as in T.S. Eliot

  • Rhett

    from Gone With the Wind (Margaret Mitchell) -- Mr. Rhett Butler

  • Lennox

    from Macbeth (Shakespeare) -- a surname

  • Ophelia

    from Hamlet (Shakespeare)

  • Darcy

    from Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen) -- Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy

  • Virgil

    as in the ancient Roman poet

  • Dante

    as in Dante Alighieri, the Italian poet

  • Christine

    from The Phantom of the Opera (Gaston Leroux) ... just me with this association? Okay...

  • Verona

    as in the fair Italian city where Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet lay their scene

  • Winifred

    nn Winnie; as in Miss Foster from Tuck Everlasting