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Shakespeare names and what they mean, for shakespeare.

Usage of these girl names was at its most widespread in 2013 (usage of 0.2419%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.234%, down 3.2%), but with names like Celia, Marina, Ophelia, Regan and Silvia becoming somewhat dated. The trendier birth names in this compilation are Ariel (#133), Audrey (#36), Juliet (#258), Olivia (#2) and Violet (#67), and there is also a revival in baby name popularity for Juliet, Olivia and Violet. Moranda (top 60%) and Olivi (84%) are familiar last names.

Here is the list of Shakespeare names for boys.

pinArden - Juliet

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Top 1000 baby names ranking of Shakespeare names: Ariel, Audrey, Beatrice, Bianca, Celia

Arden 1 .. .. of Arden in Shakespeare's As You .. Not Top 1000 names. [Ardeen, Ardena, .. 4 more]

Ariel 2 .. Shakespeare gave the name to a .. Ranked in Top 1000. [Aeriel, Ariele, Ariell, .. 8 more]

Audrey 3 .. .. Shakespeare used the name for Touchstone's .. Popular as last names. Compare Audrey (top 59%) and popular -rey surname Awbrey (top 23%). [Audelia, Audessa, Audi, Audra, Audreen, .. 12 more]

Beatrice 4 .. .. Comedy" and of Shakespeare's "Much Ado .. Bea (upper 44%), Beatrice (4%), Beatris (89%), Beatriz (15%) and Bee (91%) are prevalent as female names. [Bea, Beatrica, Beatrisa, Beattie, Beeatrice, Beeatriss, Beeatrissa, Trixie, Trixy, .. 15 more]

Bianca 5 .. .. younger daughter in Shakespeare's The Taming .. A very familiar birth name (#360 in 2014) that is also found somewhat frequently as a last name. [Beonca, Bianey, Blancha, Blanche, .. 6 more]

Calpurnia 6 .. .. who appears in Shakespeare's play Julius .. Rather quirky as a birth name.

Celia 7 .. .. a character in Shakespeare's As You .. Celia, Cele, etc. became less popular last year, falling -21 positions as baby names with Celia leading the decline. [Ceil, Cele, Fecelia, .. 1 more]

Charmaine 8 .. .. Cleopatra's attendants in Shakespeare's Anthony and .. Charmaile, Charmainia and Charmaire are kreatif forms. [Char, Charma, Charmayne, Charmine, Sharmain, .. 22 more]

Charmian 9 .. .. Shakespeare used the name for an .. Not in popularity charts. [Charmin, .. 7 more]

Claribel 10 .. .. form Claribell, and Shakespeare in The .. Claribel is commonplace as a form. [Klarybel]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Shakespeare names: Charmaine, Claribel, Cordelia, Jessica, Juliet

Cleopatra 11 .. .. was retold by Shakespeare in Anthony .. Rather quirky as a girls' name now, though Cleopatra still occurs frequently as a female first name. [Clea, Cleonie, Cleta, .. 4 more]

Cordelia 12 .. .. "King Lear" (1605), Shakespeare portrays Cordelia .. Uncommon, with usage of 0.0004% for Cordelia and variants as children's names in 2014. [Cordelie, Cordella, Cordey, Cordi, Cordie, Cordy, Creiddylad, Delia, Kordella, .. 7 more]

Cressida 13 .. .. told by Boccaccio, Chaucer, and Shakespeare .. Scarce as children's names, but Cressa, Cressida, etc. are comparable to the more familiar Tressa. [Cressa, .. 1 more]

Cymbeline 14 .. .. The title of Shakespeare's "Cymbeline" (1609) .. Uncommon. Cymbeline, Cymbaline (cf. Christine) uses the androgynous -ne suffix. [Cymbaline]

Desdemona 15 .. in Shakespeare's "Othello", Desdemona is the .. Not in Top 1000. [Desmona]

Hermia 16 .. .. a character in Shakespeare's A Midsummer .. Not much used as a baby name. [Hermila, .. 2 more]

Hippolyta 17 .. .. a character in Shakespeare's A Midsummer .. Uncommon, with the -ta suffix for Hippolyta, Hippolita like Herta. [Hippolita]

Imogen 18 .. .. as used in Shakespeare's play "Cymbeline" .. Emogene and Imogene are popular as forms of Imogen. [Emogen, Imogine, Imojeen, .. 4 more]

Jessica 19 .. Coined by Shakespeare from the Old .. Jessica, Jessyca, etc. became more popular in 2014, gaining +141 rankings as baby names with Jessa leading the upswing. [Jassica, Jecca, Jesicca, Jessalyn, Jesscia, Jessey, Jessie, Jessy, .. 33 more]

Juliet 20 .. Shakespeare used the name twice, in .. Listed in Top 1000. [Giuletta, Juliaetta, Julieta, Julietta, Juliette, .. 3 more]

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Summary of Shakespeare names (and variants) for girls.

Arden - Juliet
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], 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 - Violet
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, ..]