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

  • Christine

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

  • Dante

    as in Dante Alighieri, the Italian poet

  • Darcy

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

  • Eliot

    as in T.S. Eliot

  • Holden

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

  • Lennox

    from Macbeth (Shakespeare) -- a surname

  • Ophelia

    from Hamlet (Shakespeare)

  • Phineas

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

  • Rhett

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

  • Verona

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

  • Virgil

    as in the ancient Roman poet

  • Winifred

    nn Winnie; as in Miss Foster from Tuck Everlasting