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13 Play names related to or that mean play for boys, listing Play baby names 1-13. Hal, Malcolm, Peter and Terence are popular names. Androcles, Bardolf, Blythe, Boniface, Cyrano, Lothar, Piper, Timon and Yorick are uncommon names. View Play baby names below for name meanings or search Play names for girls.

Androcles ... Shaw later used this tale for a play about Christian faith.

Bardolf ... A drunken fool named Bardolph appears in four of Shakespeare's plays.
[Bardolph, Bardou, Bardoul, Bardulf, Bardulph]

Blythe ... "Hail to thee, blithe spirit!" and Noel Coward's play "Blithe Spirit".
[Bligh, Blithe]

Boniface ... Boniface was the name of an innkeeper in a 1707 play "The Beaux' Stratagem" by Fahrquarm ...
[Bonfecio, Boni, Bonifacio, Bonifacius, Bonifacy]

Cyrano ... His talents and his extraordinary nose provided the inspiration for Rostand's popular play "Cyrano de Bergerac" (1897) ...

Hal ... In Shakespeare's plays about Henry IV ...

Lothar ... The character Lothario in an early 18th-century English play gave this name connotations for awhile of a libertine or a careless seducer of women.
[Lother, Lothair, Lothario, Lothur]

Malcolm ... Shakespeare's play was based on the true story ...
[Malcom, Malcolum, Malkolm]

Peter ... The play "Peter Pan" has made the name popular ...
[Boutros, Par, Peder, Pedro, Pekka, ... 16 more]

Piper ... "One who play the pipes." ...

Terence ... Terence was famous for the wit and sophistication of his plays ...
[Tarrants, Tarrance, Tarrence, Tarrenz, Terencio, ... 10 more]

Timon ... Shakespeare used the name in his play "Timon of Athens" for a misanthropic Greek of the fourth century, BC ...

Yorick ... Literary: in Shakespeare's play "Hamlet" ...

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Play names: Hal, Malcolm, Peter, Terence

Related words: ballet, bluff, book, chance, court, dance, fiction, field, fool, fortune, freedom, gambling, game, hit, jockey, letter, literature, luck, miracle, monkey, occupation, opera, pastoral, place, playing, pleasure, poem, point, potter, production, race, range, rival, rope, serve, show, sitcom, soap, space, sport, star, story, success, work, working. Partial list of 7 results related to play below. Click on above related words for more results.

Dewey ... until the Library of Congress changed the act and all the numbers.
[Dewi, Dewie]

Sanford ... Place name. Acting teacher Sanford Meisner.
[Sandford, Sandfurd]

Albert ... who was noted for his enthusiastic support of the application of science to the modern industrial age ...
[Abert, Adalbert, Adalbrecht, Adalberto, Adelbert, ... 22 more]

Ferris ... Brought to attention in the 1980s by the movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off".
[Farris, Farrish, Ferriss]

Spike ... In sports, "spiking" a ball means slamming it to the ground ...

Damian ... ballet dancer Damien Woetzel.
[Daemon, Daimen, Daimon, Daman, Damen, ... 14 more]

Hutton ... "Settlement on the bluff." ...


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