Poet Baby Names

The great poets can provide naming inspiration for both girl and boy babies. Here, some poet baby names to consider.

  • Lorca

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    The haunting Lorca is a place name from the Spanish province of Navarre, but far more famous as the surname of the eminent Spanish poet and playwright Federico Garcia Lorca—who was the... Read More 

  • Lowell

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    Lowell is an upstanding and somewhat conservative name that calls to mind the genteel patrician families of nineteenth century New England, such as the one poet Robert Lowell was born into. Two... Read More 

  • Marlowe

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    Is it Marlo, Marlow, or Marlowe? Suddenly they all seem very much in the air, in tune with rhyming cousins Harlow and Arlo. It all started when Margaret Julia Thomas began being known as Marlo... Read More 

  • Millay

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    Pretty and distinctive choice for poetry lovers. Read More 

  • Moore

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    Moore is recommended as a rich and satisfying middle name choice, whether it relates to your own family history or not. Of the numerous outstanding Moore-surnamed namesakes, count sculptor Henry,... Read More 

  • Nash

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    Nash is an English surname whose sound puts it right in step with currently trendy names like Cash, Dash and Ash. It first came to prominence via TV character Nash Bridges, portrayed by Don... Read More 

  • Paz

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    Paz, currently represented by actresses Paz Vega and Paz de la Huerts, would make a sparkling middle name choice. It originated as a title of the Virgin Mary -- Our Lady of Peace.

    Pazia... Read More 

  • Poe

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    Hip new middle-name choice, conjuring up the gothic tales of Edgar Allan, and current single-named pop singer Poe. Read More 

  • Poet

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    A recently entered name on the roster, Poet was used for her daughter by Soleil Moon (Punky Brewster) Frye, who obviously appreciates the advantages of an unusual name. This is a possible middle... Read More 

  • Sonnet

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    Could there be a more poetic name than Sonnet? Actor Forest Whitaker was inspired to choose it for his daughter.

    The word sonnet derives from the Italian sonetto, meaning... Read More 

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