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Girl Names associated with Shakespeare

Shakespeare baby names and what they mean, with 36 results. These girl names were at the top of their popularity 25 years ago (ADOPTION OF 4.2%) and are somewhat less widespread today (ADOPTION 2.4%, 43.1%), with names like Jessica becoming less trendy. The trendier birth names in this compilation are Arden (#912), Audrey (#37), Juliet (#240), Olivia (#2) and Violet (#50), while Violett (TOP 28%) and Ardan (97%) are familiar last names.

Shakespeare names

Arden - Jessica | Juliet - Violet

Arden - Jessica

Arden

Arden
.. of Arden in Shakespeare's As You .. Areen is also a moderately popular kid's name. [Ardis, Ardena, .. 4 more]

Ariel

Ariel
Shakespeare gave the name to a .. Common as surnames, and Ariel (TOP 31%), Aeriel are comparable to popular -iel last names Kriel (TOP 41%), Priel (87%). [Ariellia, Ariell, Ariele, .. 8 more]

Audrey

Audrey
.. Shakespeare used the name for Touchstone's .. Audrey, Audra, etc. became less trendy in 2015, falling -389 rankings as children's names with Audra leading the fall. [Audrye, Audreen, Audra, Audi, Audessa, Audelia, .. 12 more]

Beatrice

Beatrice
.. Comedy" and of Shakespeare's "Much Ado .. Bea, Beatrix, Bebe and Trixie are familiar as versions of Beatrice. [Trixy, Trixie, Beeatrissa, Beeatriss, Beeatrice, Beattie, Beatrisa, Beatrica, .. 16 more]

Bianca

Bianca
.. younger daughter in Shakespeare's The Taming .. Somewhat common as birth names, Blanca, Bianca, etc. are similar to the conventional Blanch. [Byanca, Blanche, Blancha, Bianey, .. 6 more]

Calpurnia
.. who appears in Shakespeare's play Julius .. Rather quirky as a birth name.

Celia

Celia
.. a character in Shakespeare's As You .. A conventional girls' name (#858 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Celia also exists somewhat frequently as a last name. [Fecelia, Cele, .. 2 more]

Charmaine

Charmaine
.. Cleopatra's attendants in Shakespeare's Anthony and .. A moderately offbeat birth name nowadays, but Charmaine still exists regularly as a female first name. [Sharmyn, Sharmain, Charmine, Charmayne, Charma, Char, .. 22 more]

Charmian
.. Shakespeare used the name for an .. Outside Top 2000. [Sharmyane, Charmin, .. 6 more]

Claribel

Claribel
.. form Claribell, and Shakespeare in The .. A somewhat untypical girls' name nowadays, though Claribel is still found frequently as a first name for women. [Klarybel]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shakespeare names: Arden, Ariel, Audrey, Beatrice, Bianca

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shakespeare names: Celia, Charmaine, Claribel, Cleopatra, Cordelia

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shakespeare names: Imogen, Jessica

Cleopatra

Cleopatra
.. was retold by Shakespeare in Anthony .. Somewhat novel as a children's name now, though Cleopatra is still found often as a first name for women. [Clio, Cleta, Cleonie, .. 4 more]

Cordelia

Cordelia
.. "King Lear" (1605), Shakespeare portrays Cordelia .. Delia (TOP 4%), Cordy (20%), Della (29%), Cordi (34%) and Cordia (46%) are found commonly as last names. [Kordelle, Kordella, Delia, Creiddylad, Cordy, Cordie, Cordi, Cordey, Cordella, .. 7 more]

Cressida
.. told by Boccaccio, Chaucer, and Shakespeare .. Not that common as a children's name. [Cressy, .. 1 more]

Cymbeline
.. The title of Shakespeare's "Cymbeline" (1609) .. Not that common as a children's name. [Cymbaline]

Desdemona
In Shakespeare's "Othello", Desdemona is the .. Not in Top 2000. [Desmona]

Hermia
.. a character in Shakespeare's A Midsummer .. Hermila (UPPER 93%) and Herminia (23%) are recognizable as female names, while Hermia and Hermilda are scantly used. [Herminia, .. 2 more]

Hermione
.. Shakespeare used the name for the .. Erma (TOP 9%), Herminia (23%), Hermine (52%), Hermina (60%) and Herma (87%) are prevalent as women's names, whereas Hermione and Hermia are irregularly used. [Herminia, Hermine, .. 4 more]

Hippolyta
.. a character in Shakespeare's A Midsummer .. Not that common as a baby name. [Hippolita]

Imogen

Imogen
.. as used in Shakespeare's play "Cymbeline" .. Imogen, Imogine, etc. became less trendy last year, falling -134 rankings as birth names with Imogen leading the fall. [Imojeen, Imogine, .. 5 more]

Jessica

Jessica
Coined by Shakespeare from the Old .. Jessica, Jessyca, etc. became more popular in 2015, gaining +431 rankings as baby names with Jessa leading the upswing. [Yessica, Jessy, Jessie, Jessey, Jesscia, Jessalyn, Jesicca, Jecca, .. 33 more]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of Shakespeare names [and variants] for girls.

1. Arden - Jessica
Arden [Ardin, Ardis, Ardena, Ardene, Ardeen, Ardenia], Ariel [Arie, Ariele, Ariela, Ariell, Ariella, Arielle, Ariellel, Ariellia, ..], Audrey [Audri, Audry, Audrie, Audris, Audria, Audrye, Audrina, Audrielle, ..], Beatrice [Trix, Trixy, Trixie, Beitris, Beeatrix, Beitriss, Beeatriss, Beeatrissa, ..], Bianca [Bianka, Bianey, Bionca, Blanca, Byanca, Biancha, Blancha, Blanche, ..], Calpurnia, Celia [Ceil, Cele, Celie, Fecelia], Charmaine [Sharmyn, Sharman, Sharmane, Sharmian, Sharmion, Sharmain, Sharmayne, Sharmaine, ..], Charmian [Charmin, Charmyan, Sharmian, Sharmyan, Charmiane, Sharmiane, Sharmyane], Claribel [Klarybel], Cleopatra [Clea, Cleo, Clio, Cleta, Cleone, Cleona, Cleonie], Cordelia [Delie, Delia, Della, Kodelia, Kordella, Kordelia, Kordelle, Creiddylad, ..], Cressida [Cressa, Cressy], Cymbeline [Cymbaline], Desdemona [Desmona], Hermia [Hermila, Hermilda, Herminia], Hermione [Erma, Herma, Hermia, Hermina, Hermine, Herminia], Hippolyta [Hippolita], Imogen [Emogen, Emogene, Imogene, Imogine, Imojean, Imojeen, Imogenia], Jessica [Jezica, Jezyca, Jezika, Jyssika, Yessica, Tessica, Tjessica, Lajessica, ..]


Juliet [Julyet, Julette, Julieta, Juliett, Giuletta, Julietta, Juliette, Juliaetta], Marianne [Marien, Maryan, Maryam, Mariane, Maryann, Mariann, Marianna, Maryanna, ..], Marina [Marne, Maryn, Marni, Marna, Marnie, Marinna, Marnette, Marnetta, ..], Miranda [Randy, Randi, Randa, Randie, Myranda, Myrella, Myrilla, Myrrilla, ..], Nerissa [Naryssa, Neryssa, Narissa, Nericcia], Olivia [Olva, Ollie, Olivet, Olivya, Olivine, Olivija, Olivetta, Olivette, ..], Ophelia [Ovalia, Uvelia, Ovelia, Phelia, Ubelia, Ophelie, Ophilia, Ophelya, ..], Perdita, Portia, Regan [Ragan, Raegan, Reagan, Reghan, Rhegan], Rue [Ruta], Silvia [Silvy, Sylvia, Silvie, Sylvie, Silvya, Silvija, Sirvana, Sirvanna, ..], Sylvia [Zylvia, Sylvie, Sylwia, Zilvia, Sylvina, Sylvine, Sylvonna, Sylvianne, ..], Thisbe, Titania [Tita, Tania, Titanya, Tiziana, Titaniya], Violet [Yolane, Vyolet, Yolanda, Yolande, Yolantha, Vyoletta, Vyolette, Yolanthe, ..]

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