Fictional Characters from Traditional Tales

The lists below are made up of characters from folklore, fairy tales and nursery rhymes. This list emphasizes the oral tradition, as opposed to famous characters from books. There is potential overlap with the various lists of mythological characters, since the difference between folklore and mythology is somewhat subtle. In general, folklore takes place on a smaller scale than the grand stories of mythology.

Fictional Characters from Traditional Tales Alphabetically

Fictional Characters from Traditional Tales by Tradition

Fictional Characters from Traditional Tales by Frequency of Name

Fictional Characters from Traditional Tales Alphabetically (Grouped by Name)