04/27/2013 12:45 pm ET

Baby Boy Names Inspired By Beloved Book Characters


Written by Linda Rosenkrantz for Nameberry

Last week we found some great names for girls inside beloved children’s books, and now it’s the boys’ turn. But to avoid the risk of their commandeering the list, we’re ignoring all the "Harry Potter," "Twilight," "Hobbit" and "Narnia" boys in favor of heroes and supporting players from a variety of sources -- picture books to classic tales to YA novels. As always, it’s tough to pick a dozen best from all the endless possibilities, but here’s our list of top 13 storybook boys’ names.

13 Literary Baby Names For Boys