Shakespeare Baby Names
Shakespeare names are the names used or created by the famous poet and playwright, William Shakespeare (1564-1616). Not only he used names for characters of his plays, but also created names, like Jessica, Imogene and Miranda. The impact of the inspiration he gives to parents, authors and even name book writers is tremendous. Who has not heard the eternal question “What’s in a name?“ or the part of the dialogue “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet“ from Romeo and Juliet. Many of the names used by him, become very popular names used widely all over the world, rewarding Shakespeare not only as the greatest dramatic writer in the English language and the world but also as a name creator.
Shakespeare created names for all personality types, charismatic and unique names to pick as a boy name or girl name if you are a Shakespeare, literature or book lover who is searching for a baby name. You love books, you love Shakespeare, you will always love your baby – why not giving your little one the name of a Shakespearean character that inspires you. And there are so many names to go through.
Here is a wide collection of baby names from characters appearing in the plays of William Shakespeare listed. See the most unique, unusual, popular, and cool baby names and meanings inspired by William Shakespeare’s plays.
Why not see them all?
Read our article of Shakespearian Characters and get some inspiration on choosing a Shakespeare baby name.
Below you will find our wide selection of Shakespeare boy names and Shakespeare girl names, as categorized by our name experts research, our readers feedback and other sources. Click on a name to read the meaning, popularity, pronunciation and other useful information.