Famous Poet Baby Names for Girls

If you're looking for a baby name that suggests intelligence, creativity, and thoughtfulness, think about borrowing a name from one of the world's best poets. If a particular poem has a significant meaning in your life, what better way to pay tribute to the author than by using her name as inspiration for your daughter?s name. To increase the chances that your child will read the poems and possibly even study the poet's life in school, pick an author's name from the classics, such as Emily.

  1. Amy+ Amy Lowell was an American poet who won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1926. Read more about Amy
  2. Anne+ An English-American writer, Anne Bradstreet was the first woman published in Colonial America. Read more about Anne
  3. Christina+ Christina Rosetti, a British poet, wrote a variety of poems and is best known for her long poem ?Goblin Market.? Read more about Christina
  4. Elizabeth+ One of the most prominent poets of the Victorian era, Elizabeth Barrett Browning gave us the lines ?How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.? Read more about Elizabeth
  5. Emily+ Emily Dickinson was a reclusive American poet who wrote hundreds of poems, including the oft-taught ?Because I Could Not Stop For Death.? Read more about Emily
  6. Maya+ Maya Angelou is an American author, autobiographer, and poet who won the Pulitzer for a 1971 volume of poetry. Read more about Maya
  7. Sylvia+ American poet Sylvia Plath became the first poet to win a Pulitzer Prize after her death. Read more about Sylvia