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Shakespeare Names for boys

Page 1/4. 26 Shakespeare names and what they mean, for shakespeare for males. Here is the list of Shakespeare names for girls. These boy names reached the height of their popularity in 1910-1919 and are almost as popular today, but with names like Hal, Benedict, Arden, Byron and Duncan falling out of fashion. The trendier baby names in this list are Lennox, Cassius, Malcolm, Romeo and Sebastian.

Arden .. Surname of Shakespeare's mother, and also the name of the magically beautiful forest in Shakespeare's "As You Like It".
[Ard, Arda, Ardie, Ardin, Ardon, .. 2 more]

Ariel .. Literary: Shakespeare gave this name to a prankish spirit who can disappear at will in "The Tempest" .. The name has otherwordly connotations, and though Shakespeare's Ariel is male, it is more frequently used for girls in modern times ..
[Aeriel, Aeriell, Airel, Airyel, Airyell, .. 7 more]

Auberon .. Better-known, though no more common for it, as Oberon, King of the Fairies in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" ..
[Auberron, Oberon, Oberron, Oeberon]

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

Benedict .. Shakespeare's Benedick in "Much Ado About Nothing" is a self-assured, witty bachelor ..
[Ben, Bendick, Bendict, Benedetto, Benedick, .. 18 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Shakespeare names: Arden, Ariel, Benedict

Arden, Ariel and Benedict are commonly used names, while Auberon and Bardolf are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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A to Z Index of all names (with variants) for boys

[Arden - Benedict]
Arden [7], Ariel [12], Auberon [4], Bardolf [5], Benedict [23]

[Byron - Lennox]
Byron [10], Cassius [3], Duncan [2], Edgar [12], Festus [1], Garrick [5], Hal, Hamlet [5], Iago [2], Lennox [1]

[Lysander - William]
Lysander [4], Malcolm [3], Oberon [3], Romeo, Sebastian [8], Thane [2], Theobald [16], Theseus, Timon, William [34]

[Yorick - Yorick]


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