13 Play names that mean play for boys, listing Play baby names 1-13. Hal, Malcolm, Peter and Terence are popular names. Androcles, Bardolf, Blythe, Boniface, Cyrano, Lothar, Piper, Timon and Yorick are uncommon names. View Play baby names for name meanings, search Play names for girls, or search other baby names.
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. 
Blythe ... "Hail to thee, blithe spirit!" and Noel Coward's play "Blithe Spirit". 
Boniface ... Boniface was the name of an innkeeper in a 1707 play "The Beaux' Stratagem" by Fahrquarm ... 
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 ...
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. 
Malcolm ... Shakespeare's play was based on the true story ... 
Peter ... The play "Peter Pan" has made the name popular ... 
Piper ... "One who plays the pipes." ...
Terence ... Terence was famous for the wit and sophistication of his plays ... 
Timon ... Shakespeare used the name in his play "Timon of Athens" for a misanthropic Greek of the fourth century, BC ...
Yorick ... in Shakespeare's play "Hamlet" ...
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