Browse Names

This is a list of names in which the gender is masculine; and the usage is Literature.
There are 70 names matching your criteria.

ALADDIN   m   Literature
Anglicized form of ALA AL-DIN... [more]
AMINTA   m   Literature
Form of AMYNTAS used by the Italian poet Torquato Tasso for his play 'Aminta' (1573)... [more]
AMIRAN   m   Georgian, Literature
Variant of AMIRANI... [more]
ARAGORN   m   Literature
Meaning unknown, though the first element is presumably Sindarin ara "noble, kingly"... [more]
ARAMIS   m   Literature
The surname of one of the musketeers in 'The Three Musketeers' (1844) by Alexandre Dumas... [more]
ARTHUR   m   English, French, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
The meaning of this name is unknown... [more]
ASTAROTH   m   Literature
From Ashtaroth, the plural form of ASHTORETH used in the bible to refer to Phoenician idols... [more]
ASTROPHEL   m   Literature
Probably intended to mean "star lover", from Greek αστηρ (aster) "star" and φιλος (philos) "lover, friend"... [more]
ATTICUS   m   Literature
From a Roman name meaning "from Attica" in Latin... [more]
AVTANDIL   m   Georgian, Literature
Created by the Georgian poet Shota Rustaveli for his 12th-century epic 'The Knight in the Panther's Skin'... [more]
BAYARD   m   Literature
Derived from Old French baiart meaning "bay coloured"... [more]
BEDIVERE   m   Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
From the Welsh name Bedwyr, which is of unknown meaning... [more]
BILBO   m   Literature
This was the name of the hero of 'The Hobbit' (1937) by J. R. R. Tolkien... [more]
CASPIAN   m   Literature
Used by author C. S. Lewis for a character in his 'Chronicles of Narnia' series, first appearing in 1950... [more]
CYMBELINE   m   Literature
Form of CUNOBELINUS used by Shakespeare in his play 'Cymbeline' (1609).
CYRANO   m   Literature
Possibly derived from the name of the ancient Greek city of Cyrene, which was located in North Africa... [more]
D'ARTAGNAN   m   Literature
Means "from Artagnan" in French, Artagnan being a town in southwest France... [more]
ELROND   m   Literature
Means "star dome" in Sindarin... [more]
ENOBARBUS   m   Literature
Form of AHENOBARBUS used by Shakespeare in his play 'Antony and Cleopatra' (1606).
FAUST   m   Literature
From a German surname which was derived from the Latin name FAUSTUS... [more]
FIGARO   m   Literature
Created by playwright Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais for the central character in his plays 'The Barber of Seville' (1775), 'The Marriage of Figaro' (1784) and 'The Guilty Mother' (1792)... [more]
FRODO   m   Literature
Derived from the Germanic element frod "wise"... [more]
GAHARIET   m   Arthurian Romance
Medieval French form of GARETH.
GALAHAD   m   Arthurian Romance
Meaning unknown... [more]
GANDALF   m   Norse Mythology, Literature
Means "wand elf" in Old Norse, from the elements gandr "wand, staff, cane" and álfr "elf"... [more]
GAWAIN   m   Welsh, Arthurian Romance
Meaning uncertain, from the Latin form Walganus used by the 12th-century chronicler Geoffrey of Monmouth... [more]
GERAINT   m   Welsh, Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
Meaning unknown, possibly a Welsh form of GERONTIUS... [more]
GUIOMAR   f & m   Portuguese, Spanish, Arthurian Romance
Possibly derived from the Germanic name Wigmar, which is formed of the elements wig "war, battle" and meri "famous"... [more]
HAMLET   m   Literature, Armenian
Anglicized form of the Danish name Amleth... [more]
HECTOR   m   English, French, Greek Mythology (Latinized), Arthurian Romance
Latinized form of Greek ‘Εκτωρ (Hektor), which was derived from ‘εκτωρ (hektor) "holding fast", ultimately from εχω (echo) meaning "to hold, to possess"... [more]
KAY (2)   m   Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
From the Welsh name Cai or Cei, possibly a form of the Roman name GAIUS... [more]
LANCELOT   m   Arthurian Romance
Meaning unknown, possibly an Old French diminutive of Lanzo (see LANCE)... [more]
LAUNCE   m   Literature
Short form of Launcelot, a variant of LANCELOT... [more]
LEGOLAS   m   Literature
Means "green leaves" in Sindarin, from laeg "green" combined with go-lass "collection of leaves"... [more]
LESTAT   m   Literature
Name used by author Anne Rice for a character in her 'Vampire Chronicles' series of novels, first released in 1976, where it belongs to the French vampire Lestat de Lioncourt... [more]
LOT (2)   m   Arthurian Romance
From the name of the region of Lothian in southern Scotland, of unknown meaning... [more]
MALVOLIO   m   Literature
Means "ill will" in Italian... [more]
MEHRAB   m   Persian, Literature
From مهر (Mehr), the Persian word for MITHRA, combined with Persian آب (ab) "water"... [more]
MERLIN   m   Arthurian Romance, English
Form of the Welsh name Myrddin (meaning "sea fortress") used by Geoffrey of Monmouth in his 12th-century Arthurian tales... [more]
MERRY (2)   m   Literature
The name of a hobbit in J. R. R. Tolkien's novel 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954)... [more]
MORDRED   m   Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
From Welsh Medraut, meaning uncertain... [more]
NEMO   m   Literature
Means "nobody" in Latin... [more]
OBERON   m   Literature
Variant of AUBERON... [more]
OSSIAN   m   Literature
Variant of OISÍN used by James Macpherson in his epic poems, which he claimed to have based on early Irish legends.
OTHELLO   m   Literature
Perhaps an Italian diminutive of OTHO... [more]
OWAIN   m   Welsh, Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
Probably a Welsh form of EUGENE, though it might be derived from Welsh eoghunn meaning "youth"... [more]
PERCIVAL   m   Arthurian Romance, English
Created by the 12th-century French poet Chrétien de Troyes for his poem 'Perceval, the Story of the Grail'... [more]
PEREDUR   m   Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
Possibly means "hard spears" in Welsh... [more]
PHARAMOND   m   Literature, French (Rare)
French form of FARAMUND used by Shakespeare in 'Henry V' (1599).
PIPPIN (2)   m   Literature
The name of a hobbit in 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954) by J. R. R. Tolkien... [more]
SAM (3)   m   Literature
The name of a hobbit in J. R. R. Tolkien's novel 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954)... [more]
SHERLOCK   m   Literature
Used by Scottish author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle for his character Sherlock Holmes, who was a detective in Doyle's mystery stories beginning in 1887... [more]
TALIESIN   m   Welsh, Arthurian Romance
Means "shining brow", derived from Welsh tal "brow" and iesin "shining"... [more]
TUOR   m   Literature
Means "strength vigour" in Sindarin... [more]
TURIN   m   Literature
Means "victory mood" in Sindarin... [more]
TYBALT   m   Literature
Medieval form of THEOBALD... [more]
URIEN   m   Welsh, Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
Means "privileged birth" from Celtic orbo "privileged" and gen "birth"... [more]
UTHER   m   Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
From the Welsh name Uthyr, derived from Welsh uthr "terrible"... [more]
WALGANUS   m   Arthurian Romance
Latin form of GAWAIN.
YORICK   m   Literature, English, Dutch
Altered form of JØRG... [more]
YVAIN   m   Arthurian Romance
Form of OWAIN used by the 12th-century French poet Chrétien de Troyes for his Arthurian tales.
YWAIN   m   Arthurian Romance
Variant of YVAIN.