Shakespeare Names for boys

Shakespeare names and what they mean, for shakespeare for men. Here is the list of Shakespeare names for girls. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity during 1910-1919 (usage of 0.2235%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.2078%, down 7%), but with names like Ariel, Byron, Duncan, Edgar and Hal falling out of fashion. Cassius (#704), Lennox (#585), Romeo (#341) and Sebastian (#34) are four of the more chic baby names among these, and there is also a resurgence in birth name popularity for Cassius, Romeo and Sebastian.

Arden - Festus

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Arden 1 .. Surname of Shakespeare's mother, and also .. Not in Top 1000. [Ard, .. 6 more]

Ariel 2 .. .. Shakespeare gave this name to a .. Common as surnames. Compare Ariel (top 31%), Aeriel and popular last names Wiel (top 96%), Kriel (41%), with the -iel suffix. [Aeriel, Arel, Ari, Aryel, Aryell, .. 7 more]

Auberon 3 .. .. the Fairies in Shakespeare's A Midsummer .. Not in Top 1000. [Auberron, Oberron, .. 2 more]

Bardolf 4 .. .. appears in four of Shakespeare's plays. Rare. Bardolf, like Botolf, Freydolf, uses the popular masculine-sounding -olf ending. [Bardolph, Bardulf, .. 3 more]

Benedict 5 .. .. Shakespeare's Benedick in Much Ado About .. Benedict, Ben, Benito, Bennett and Bennie are generally used as forms. [Ben, Bendick, Benedictos, Benedikte, Bennedict, Bennet, Bennett, .. 16 more]

Byron 6 .. .. a character in Shakespeare's Love's Labours .. Common as surnames. Compare Byron (top 3%), Biron (10%), etc. and popular -ron last names Heron (top 6%), Agron (25%). [Beyren, Biren, Buiron, Byrum, .. 6 more]

Cassius 7 .. .. Shakespeare's Julius Caesar depicts Caius Cassius .. Somewhat common as birth names, Cassius, Cash, etc. are similar to the common Chas. [Cash, .. 2 more]

Duncan 8 .. .. in Shakespeare's "Macbeth", Duncan is king .. Usage of Duncan, Dunc, etc. as baby names in 2014 was 53.1% more than a decade ago. [Dunc, Dunn]

Edgar 9 .. .. in Shakespeare's "King Lear", the son .. Common. Edgar, Eadgar, like Elmar, Tilar, end with the common masculine-sounding -ar. [Eadgar, Edgard, Edgardo, Ned, .. 8 more]

Festus 10 .. .. the Fool in Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" 16 .. Festus and Feste are uncommon as birth names. [Feste]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Shakespeare names: Arden, Ariel, Benedict, Byron, Cassius, Duncan, Edgar

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Summary of Shakespeare names (and variants) for boys.

Arden - Festus
Arden [Ard, Arda, Ardy, Ardie, Ardin, Ardon, Arrden], Ariel [Ari, Arie, Arel, Arik, Aryel, Ariell, Aryell, Airyell, ..], Auberon [Oberon, Oberron, Oeberon, Auberron], Bardolf [Bardou, Bardoul, Bardulf, Bardolph, Bardulph], Benedict [Bent, Bennt, Bennie, Benoit, Bennet, Bennett, Bennito, Venedictos, ..], Byron [Biron, Biren, Byram, Byran, Byren, Byrum, Byrom, Buiron, ..], Cassius [Cash, Cass, Cassio], Duncan [Dunc, Dunn], Edgar [Ned, Ted, Eddy, Neddy, Ogier, Edgard, Teddie, Edgardo, ..], Festus [Feste]

Garrick - Yorick
Garrick [Garek, Garryk, GarrIk, Garryck, Garreck], Hal, Hamlet [Hammet, Hamnet, Hammett, Hammond, Hamnett], Iago [Jago, Yago], Lennox [Lenox], Lysander [Lesandro, Lisandro, Lizandro, Lysandros], Malcolm [Malcom, Malkolm, Malcolum], Oberon [Oberron, Auberon, Auberron], Romeo, Sebastian [Seb, Sebo, Bastien, Bastian, Sabastian, Sebestyen, Sebastien, Sebastiano], Thane [Thaine, Thayne], Theobald [Tybald, Tybalt, Tibold, Thibaut, Tiebout, Tiebold, Tybault, Thibault, ..], Theseus, Timon, William [Wim, Willy, Wills, Wilmer, Wilmot, Wilson, Willson, Wilmott, ..], Yorick