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Hamlet meaning and name origin
Hamlet \ha(m)-let\ as a boy's name is of Old German and French origin, and the meaning of Hamlet is "village, home". Derives from a German root that means "home". Literary: Hamlet is the Danish prince in Shakespeare's book. Author Dashiell Hammett.
Hamlet has 5 variant forms: Hammet, Hammett, Hammond, Hamnet and Hamnett.
Baby names that sound like Hamlet are Hamilton and Hamelton.
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Popularity of Hamlet
Hamlet is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#8830 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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