50 Baby Boy Names from Books

baby boy names from book

Hey there, fellow parents! You've done with finding baby items, now unto the next finding the perfect name for your little one! If you're on the hunt for Baby Boy Names that stand out, you're in the right place. In this post, I've put together a baby boy names list inspired by classic and beloved books.

These unique baby boy names are just so cute and meaningful. perfect for bookworm mom and dads who love literature and want to give their child a name with a story behind it. Ready for some New Parent Advice? Let's dive into these literary gems and find the perfect name for your baby boy!

Here are the baby name list:

  • Atticus - To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • Holden - The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
  • Oliver - Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
  • Harry - Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
  • Fitzwilliam (Darcy) - Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  • Huckleberry (Huck) - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  • Dorian - The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  • Gatsby - The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Aragorn - The Lord of the Rings series by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Milo - The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
  • Santiago - The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
  • Heathcliff - Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
  • Bilbo - The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Ender - Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
  • Lysander - A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
  • Sherlock - Sherlock Holmes series by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Dashiell - The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
  • Jay - The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Percy - Percy Jackson & the Olympians by Rick Riordan
  • Rhett - Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  • Arthur - The Once and Future King by T.H. White
  • Gulliver - Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
  • Tristan - Tristan and Isolde by Gottfried von Strassburg
  • Finn - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  • Pip - Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  • Eragon - Eragon by Christopher Paolini
  • Westley - The Princess Bride by William Goldman
  • Peeta - The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins
  • Jonas - The Giver by Lois Lowry
  • Phileas - Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
  • Jamie - Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon
  • Winston - 1984 by George Orwell
  • Gregor - Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins
  • Jem - To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • Ralph - Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  • Victor - Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • Hector - The Iliad by Homer
  • Edward - Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer
  • Lancelot - Le Morte d'Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory
  • Sam - The Lord of the Rings series by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Leopold - Ulysses by James Joyce
  • Sebastian - Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
  • Jude - Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy
  • Albus - Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
  • Robin - Robin Hood by Howard Pyle
  • Cedric - Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
  • Desmond - Lost Horizon by James Hilton

Baby is on the Way!

I hope you had fun exploring this "baby boy name list" from some of our favorite books! Choosing a name is such a special part of the journey, and I’m thrilled to share these ideas with you. If you found a name you love or have more suggestions, drop a comment below.

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baby boy names from books