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Page 1/4. 35 Shakespeare names and what they mean, for shakespeare for females. Here is the list of Shakespeare names for boys. These girl names reached the height of their popularity in 2013 and are almost as popular today, but with names like Marianne, Ophelia, Cordelia, Celia and Regan falling out of fashion. The most trendy baby names in this list are Beatrice (#601), Violet (#67), Ariel (#133), Juliet (#257) and Sylvia (#491), with Beatrice, Violet, Juliet and Sylvia enjoying a resurgence in popularity.
Arden .. Literary: the Forest of Arden in Shakespeare's "As You Like It" was a magically beautiful place ..
Ariel .. Literary: Shakespeare gave the name to a prankish spirit in "The Tempest" ..
Audrey .. Literary: Shakespeare used the name for Touchstone's comic sweetheart in "As You Like It" ..
Beatrice .. Literary: beloved heroine of Dante's "Divine Comedy" and of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" ..
Bianca .. The meek younger daughter in Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew", a courtesan in "Othello", and the subject of a song in a spin-off musical "Kiss Me, Kate" ..
Ariel (Top 26%), Audrey (Top 4%), Beatrice (Top 4%) and Bianca (Top 17%) are common first names, while Arden is rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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A to Z Index of all names (and variants) for girls
[Arden - Bianca]
[Calpurnia - Desdemona]
[Hermia - Olivia]
[Ophelia - Violet]
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