Writing-Related Names

Literary names have become a very stylish group in recent years, and here's an offshoot that's gotten less attention. With credit to @Vana , a berry who created an original list of similar names, these names all relate to writing itself. If you're a writer or simply a book lover, one of those original word names connected to writing may be, well, right for you.

  • Allegory

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    If Fable, Story and Saga are getting a look in, why not Allegory? Allegory offers the cute nickname Ally.Read More 

  • Aristeia

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    In epic poetry, the term aristeia is used to denote the climactic point where the hero/heroine has their finest hour. Aristeia feels at home with other big Greek names like Atalanta, Cassiopeia... Read More 

  • Aubade

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Where as a serenade is an evening love song, an aubade is sung first thing in the morning. Read More 

  • Author

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    An occupation name that sounds odd to the modern ear but enjoyed some use a century ago. May make a comeback as a more genteel brother to the new union of boys (and girls) with worker names such... Read More 

  • Ballad

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Ballad could be the masculine answer to Aria. An obvious and cute nickname is Lad or Laddie.Read More 

  • Booker

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Booker would make for a very cool name, for writers, reformers, R & B fans and those wanting to pay tribute to Booker T. Washington.

    Booker T. Washington, born in slavery, became a... Read More 

  • Canon

    Gender: M LoveDislike

  • Canto

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    A canto is a literary term denoting a long passage in a poem. Dante's Divine Comedy is broken into such cantos. As a name, Canto packs in literary credentials with pithy punch.Read More 

  • Diamante

    Gender: F LoveDislike

  • Elegy

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    An elegy is a poem lamenting a deceased person. As a name, it could be used by parents in remembrance of a recently deceased person or as a euphonic and unusual literary name. The original Greek... Read More 

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