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13 Play names and what they mean, for play for baby boys, listing 1-13. Hal, Malcolm, Peter and Terence are commonly used names, while Androcles, Bardolf, Blythe, Boniface, Cyrano, Lothar, Piper, Timon and Yorick are rare in comparison. Here is the list of 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 .. Made famous by the opening lines of Shelley's poem "To a Skylark", "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, his son is affectionately known as "Prince Hal" ..

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 plays 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", Hamlet mutters to a skull, "Alas! Poor Yorick".

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

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Dewey .. Melvil Dewey invented the Dewey Decimal System in 1876 which was used as the organizing principle for the majority of American libraries, until the Library of Congress changed the act and all the numbers.
[Dewi, Dewie]

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

Albert .. The name was revived in the 19th century mainly in honor of Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, consort of Queen Victoria, 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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