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Shakespeare baby names and what they mean, for shakespeare.

These boy names were at the peak of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 8.14%) and have become much less common since (usage 1.62%, down 80.1%), with names like Malcolm becoming less fashionable. Cassius (#704), Lennox (#585), Romeo (#341) and Sebastian (#34) are four of the more chic baby names among these.

Arden - Sebastian

Page 1/2 of 26 Shakespeare names.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shakespeare names: Arden, Ariel, Benedict, Byron, Cassius

ArdenArden
Surname of Shakespeare's mother, and also .. Anden is also a marginally prominent boys' name. [Ard, .. 6 more]

ArielAriel
.. Shakespeare gave this name to a .. Common as surnames. Compare Airyel, var. and popular last names Abeel (top 64%), Amsel (46%), with the -el suffix. [Aeriel, Arel, Ari, Aryel, Aryell, .. 7 more]

Auberon
.. the Fairies in Shakespeare's A Midsummer .. Auberno and Auberton are kreatif variations. [Auberron, Oberron, .. 2 more]

Bardolf
.. appears in four of Shakespeare's plays. Not in Top 2000. [Bardolph, Bardulf, .. 3 more]

BenedictBenedict
.. Shakespeare's Benedick in Much Ado About .. Benedict (top 1%), Bennet (5%), Bennett (1%), Benoit (1%) and Bent (5%) exist commonly as last names. [Ben, Bendick, Benedictos, Benedikte, Bennedict, Bennet, Bennett, .. 16 more]

ByronByron
.. a character in Shakespeare's Love's Labours .. Prominent, with usage of 0.021% for Byron and variants as children's names in 2014, though lower than 0.027% the year before. [Beyren, Biren, Buiron, Byrum, .. 6 more]

CassiusCassius
.. Shakespeare's Julius Caesar depicts Caius Cassius .. Cassius, Cassio, etc. became more popular in 2014, gaining on average +5 rankings as birth names with Cassius rising the most. [Cash, .. 2 more]

DuncanDuncan
.. in Shakespeare's "Macbeth", Duncan is king .. Usage of Duncan, Dunc, etc. as baby names in 2014 was 7.9% more than a year ago. [Dunc, Dunn]

EdgarEdgar
.. in Shakespeare's "King Lear", the son .. Eddie (upper 11%), Edgar (17%), Ted (20%), Ed (31%), Ned (51%), Eddy (55%) and Edgardo (76%) are frequently occurring as given names. [Eadgar, Edgard, Edgardo, Ned, .. 8 more]

FestusFestus
.. the Fool in Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" .. Less common today. Festus was the variation last found (1900-1909) in the Top 2000. [Feste]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shakespeare names: Duncan, Edgar, Festus, Garrick, Hal

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shakespeare names: Lennox, Malcolm, Romeo, Sebastian

GarrickGarrick
.. the fame of Shakespeare, and he .. Garrick has trended downward in favor as a baby name circa 1990. [Garek, GarrIk, Garryck, Garryk, .. 1 more]

HalHal
.. In Shakespeare's plays about Henry IV .. Less used today. Hal last appeared in 1991 in the Top 2000.

Hamlet
.. the Danish prince in Shakespeare's book .. Hamlet, Hammet, Hammett, Hamnet and Hamnett are more uncommon as versions. [Hammet, Hamnett, .. 3 more]

Iago
.. of the villain in Shakespeare's "Othello". Iago, Jago and Yago are uncommon as children's names. [Jago, .. 1 more]

LennoxLennox
.. Scottish nobleman, appears in Shakespeare's "Macbeth". Adoption of Lennox and Lenox as birth names in 2014 was 28.4% more than a year ago. [Lenox]

Lysander
.. a character in Shakespeare's A Midsummer .. Lysander, Lysandros, etc. are hardly found as male names. [Lesandro, Lisandro, Lysandros, .. 1 more]

MalcolmMalcolm
.. Shakespeare's play was based on the .. Usage of Malcolm as a children's name has diminished since 1992. [Malcom, .. 2 more]

Oberon
.. the Fairies in Shakespeare's A Midsummer .. Oberson (top 78%), Oberoi (37%) are popular last names. [Auberon, .. 2 more]

RomeoRomeo
Shakespeare used the name for his .. Popular as a children's name, Romeo is comparable to the familiar Rome. See also Remo.

SebastianSebastian
.. Shakespeare gave the name to the .. Sebastian, Sebo, etc. became more popular in 2014, gaining +389 positions as boys' names with Bastian rising the most. [Bastian, Bastien, Seb, Sebastien, Sebo, .. 3 more]

Quick Reference

Index of all Shakespeare names [and variants] for boys.

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

2. Thane - Yorick
Thane [Thaine, Thayne], Theobald b [Tybald, Tybalt, Tibold, Thibaut, Tiebout, Tiebold, Tybault, Thibault, ..], Theseus, Timon, William b [Wim, Willy, Wills, Wilmer, Wilmot, Wilson, Willson, Wilmott, ..], Yorick

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