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35 Shakespeare names that mean shakespeare for girls, listing Shakespeare baby names 1-20. Ariel, Audrey, Beatrice, Bianca, Celia, Charmaine, Claribel, Cleopatra, Cordelia, Jessica and Juliet are popular names. Arden, Calpurnia, Charmian, Cressida, Cymbeline, Desdemona, Hermia, Hippolyta and Imogen are uncommon names. View Shakespeare baby names below for name meanings or search Shakespeare names for boys.

Arden ... Literary: the Forest of Arden in Shakespeare's "As You Like It" was a magically beautiful place ... [6]

Ariel ... Shakespeare gave the name to a prankish spirit in "The Tempest" ... [11]

Audrey ... Shakespeare used the name for Touchstone's comic sweetheart in "As You Like It" ... [17]

Beatrice ... beloved heroine of Dante's "Divine Comedy" and of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" ... [24]

Bianca ... The meek younger daughter in Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" ... [10]

Calpurnia ... who appears in Shakespeare's play "Julius Caesar". Literary ...

Celia ... and was introduced to the English-speaking world as the name of a character in Shakespeare's "As You Like It" (1599) ... [4]

Charmaine ... the name of one of Cleopatra's attendants in Shakespeare's "Anthony and Cleopatra" ... [27]

Charmian ... Shakespeare used the name for an attendant of the Egyptian queen in "Anthony and Cleopatra" ... [8]

Claribel ... and Shakespeare in "The Tempest" (1611) ... [1]

Cleopatra ... the most famous of whom was retold by Shakespeare in "Anthony and Cleopatra" (1606) ... [7]

Cordelia ... Shakespeare portrays Cordelia as a lovable ... [16]

Cressida ... Cressida is the heroine and Trojan princess of the tale "Troilus and Cressida" that has been told by Boccaccio, Chaucer, and Shakespeare ... Shakespeare then Latinized it to Cressida ... [2]

Cymbeline ... The title of Shakespeare's "Cymbeline" (1609) ... [1]

Desdemona ... Literary: in Shakespeare's "Othello" ... [1]

Hermia ... Hermia is a character in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream". [3]

Hippolyta ... She is also a character in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream". [1]

Imogen ... the name has connotations of the perfect heroine as used in Shakespeare's play "Cymbeline" and Sir Walter Scott's novel "The Heart of Midlothian" ... [7]

Jessica ... Coined by Shakespeare (from the Old Testament Iscah or Jesca) in "The Merchant of Venice" for Shylock's daughter ... [41]

Juliet ... Shakespeare used the name twice ... [8]

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Popularity of Shakespeare names: Arden, Ariel, Audrey, Beatrice, Bianca, Celia, Charmaine, Claribel, Cordelia, ImogenPopularity of Shakespeare names: Jessica, JulietComparison of popularity of Shakespeare names (page 1).