Popular Shakespearean names for girls and boys

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# Name Origin Meaning Gender
1 Aaron Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Titus Andronicus' A Moor, beloved by Tamora. M
2 Abergavenny Shakespearean 'King Henry the Eighth' Lord Abergavenny. M

3 Abhorson Shakespearean 'Measure for Measure' An executioner. M
4 Abram Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Romeo And Juliet' Servant to Montague. M
5 Achilles Shakespearean 'The History of Troilus and Cressida' A Greek commander. M
6 Adrian Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Coriolanus.' A Volscian. 'The Tempest' A lord. M
7 Adriana Shakespearean 'The Comedy of Errors' Wife to Antipholus of Ephesus. F
8 Adriano Shakespearean 'Love's Labours Lost' Don Adriano De Armado, fantastical Spaniard. M
9 Aegeon Shakespearean 'The Comedy of Errors' A merchant of Syracuse. M
10 Aegion Shakespearean 'The Comedy of Errors' Father to the twin brothers Antipholus of Ephesus, and Antipholus of Syracuse. M
11 Aemilia Shakespearean 'The Comedy of Errors' Wife to Aegeon, an abbess at Ephesus, and mother to the twin brothers Antipholus of Ephesus, and Antipholus of Syracuse. F
12 Aemilius Shakespearean Antony and Cleopatra'. Aemilius Lepidus, Roman triumvir. 'The Tragedy of Titus Andronicus' A noble Roman. M
13 Aeneas Shakespearean 'The History of Troilus and Cressida' A Trojan commander. M

14 Agamemnon Shakespearean 'The History of Troilus and Cressida' The Greek general. M
15 Agrippa Shakespearean Antony and Cleopatra'. Friend to Caesar. 'The Tragedy of Coriolanus.' Menenius Agrippa, friend to Coriolanus. M
16 Aguecheek Shakespearean 'Twelfth Night', also called 'What You Will' Sir Andrew Aguecheek. M
17 Ajax Shakespearean 'The History of Troilus and Cressida' A Greek commander. M
18 Alarbus Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Titus Andronicus' Son to Tamora. M
19 Albany Shakespearean 'Tragedy of King Lear' Duke of Albany. M
20 Alcibiades Shakespearean 'The Life of Timon of Athens' A flattering lord, and an Athenian captain. M
21 Alencon Shakespearean 'Henry VI, Part 1' Duke Of Alencon. M
22 Alexander Shakespearean 'Henry VI, Part 2' Alexander Iden, a Kentish gentleman. 'The History of Troilus and Cressida' Servant to Cressida. M
23 Alexas Shakespearean Antony and Cleopatra'. Attendant on Cleopatra. M
24 Alice Shakespearean 'King Henry V' Attendant to Katherine. F
25 Alonso Shakespearean 'The Tempest' Alonso, King of Naples. M
26 Amiens Shakespearean As You Like It' Lord attending on the banished Duke. M
27 Andrew Shakespearean 'Twelfth Night', also called 'What You Will' Sir Andrew Aguecheek. M
28 Andromache Shakespearean 'The History of Troilus and Cressida' Wife to Hector. F
29 Andronicus Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Coriolanus.' Titus Lartius, a general against the Volscians. 'The Life of Timon of Athens' Timon's servant. 'The Tragedy of Titus Andronicus' Titus Andronicus, a noble Romanj. Also Marcus Andronicus, Tribune, and brother to Titus. M
30 Angelo Shakespearean 'The Comedy of Errors' A goldsmith. 'Measure for Measure' The Deputy. M
31 Angus Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Macbeth' A nobleman of Scotland. M
32 Anjou Shakespearean 'Henry VI, Part 1' Reignier, Duke of Anjou, and titular King of Naples. M
33 Anne Shakespearean 'King Henry VIII' Anne Bullen, Katharine's Maid of Honour, afterwards Queen. 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' Mistress Anne Page, daughter to Mistress Ford. 'Richard III' Lady Anne, widow of Edward, afterwards married to the Duke of Gloucester. F
34 Antenor Shakespearean 'The History of Troilus and Cressida' A Trojan commander. M
35 Anthony Shakespearean 'King Henry the Eighth' Sir Anthony Denny. M
36 Antigonus Shakespearean 'The Winter's Tale' Lord of Sicilia. M
37 Antiochus Shakespearean 'Pericles, Prince of Tyre' King of Antioch. M
38 Antipholus Shakespearean 'The Comedy of Errors' Twin brothers, both named Antipholus, sons to Aemelia and Aegion. Antipholus of Ephesus, and Antipholus OF Syracuse. M
39 Antonio Shakespearean 'Two Gentlemen of Verona' Father to Proteus. 'The Merchant of Venice' The merchant. 'Much Ado About Nothing' Brother to Governor of Messina. 'The Tempest' The usurping Duke of Milan. 'Twelfth Night' (What You Will) A sea captain, friend of Sebastian. M
40 Antony Shakespearean Antony and Cleopatra' and 'The Tragedy of Julius Caesar.' Mark Antony, roman triumvir and Cleopatra's lover. M
41 Apemantus Shakespearean 'The Life of Timon of Athens' A flattering lord, and a churlish philosopher. M
42 Archbishop of York Shakespearean Variant of Edmund: 'King Henry IV, Part 1' Earl of March. Scroop M
43 Archibald Shakespearean 'King Henry IV, Part 1' The Earl of Douglas. M
44 Archidamusa Shakespearean 'The Winter's Tale' Lord of Bohemia. M
45 Ariel Shakespearean 'The Tempest' An airy, mischievous spirit. F
46 Ariel Shakespearean 'The Tempest' An airy, mischievous spirit. M
47 Arragon Shakespearean 'The Merchant of Venice' The Prince of Arragon, suitor to Portia. 'Much Ado About Nothing' Don Pedro, Prince of Arragon. M
48 Artemidorus Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Julius Caesar' A teacher of rhetoric. M
49 Arthur Shakespearean 'King John' Arthur, Duke of Britaine. M
50 Arviragus Shakespearean 'Cymbeline' Son to Cymbeline, disguised under the name of Cadwal, a supposed son to Belarius. M
51 Audrey Shakespearean As You Like It' A country wench. F
52 Aufidius Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Coriolanus.' Tullus Aufidius, General of the Volscians. M
53 Aumerle Shakespearean 'King Richard The Second' Duke of Aumerle, son of the Duke of York. M
54 Autolycus Shakespearean 'The Winter's Tale' A rogue. M
55 Auvergne Shakespearean 'Henry VI, Part 1' Countess of Auvergne. F
56 Bagot Shakespearean 'King Richard The Second' A favorite of King Richard. M
57 Balthasar Shakespearean 'The Merchant of Venice' Servant to Portia. 'Much Ado About Nothing' Attendant on Don Pedro. 'The Tragedy of Romeo And Juliet' Servant to Romeo. M
58 Balthazar Shakespearean 'The Comedy of Errors' A merchant. M
59 Banquo Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Macbeth' Thane of Lochaber, a general in the King Duncan's army. After his murder, his ghost appears to Macbeth. M
60 Baptista Shakespearean 'The Taming of the Shrew' Baptista Minola, a gentleman of Padua. M
61 Bardolph Shakespearean 'King Henry IV, Part 1 and 2' An irregular humorist. 'King Henry IV, Part 2' Lord Bardolph, retainer of Northumberland. 'King Henry V' Soldier in the King's army. 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' A Follower of Falstaff. M
62 Barnardine Shakespearean 'Measure for Measure' A dissolute prisoner. M
63 Bassanio Shakespearean 'The Merchant of Venice' Friend to Antonia, who borrows from Antonio to pursue his successful suit for Portia. M
64 Basset Shakespearean 'Henry VI, Part 1' Member of the Red Rose or Lancaster faction. M
65 Bassianus Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Titus Andronicus' Brother to Saturninus. M
66 Bates Shakespearean 'King Henry V' Soldier in the King's army. M
67 Beatrice Shakespearean 'Much Ado About Nothing' Niece to Leonato. F
68 Beaufort Shakespearean 'Henry VI, Part 1' Thomas Beaufort, Duke of Exeter, great-uncle to king Henry VI, Bishop of Winchester, and afterwards, in 'Henry VI, Part 2', Cardinal Beaufort. Cardinal. 'Henry VI, Part 1' John Beaufort, Earl of Somerset, afterwards Duke. M
69 Bedford Shakespearean 'King Henry V' Duke of Bedford, brother to the King. 'Henry VI, Part 1' Duke of Bedford, uncle to King Henry VI, and Regent of France. M
70 Belarius Shakespearean 'Cymbeline' A banished lord, disguised under the name of Morgan. M
71 Belch Shakespearean 'Twelfth Night', also called 'What You Will' Sir Toby Belch, uncle of Olivia. M
72 Benedick Shakespearean 'Much Ado About Nothing' A Young lord of Padua. M
73 Benvolio Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Romeo And Juliet' Nephew to Montague, and friend to Romeo. M
74 Berkeley Shakespearean 'King Richard The Second' Earl Berkeley. 'King Richard III' A gentleman attending on Lady Anne. M
75 Bernardo Shakespearean 'Hamlet, Prince of Denmark' An officer. M
76 Berowne Shakespearean 'Love's Labours Lost' Lord attending on King Ferdinand. M
77 Bertram Shakespearean All's Well That Ends Well.' Count of Rousillon. M
78 Bevis Shakespearean 'Henry VI, Part 2' George Bevis. M
79 Bianca Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Othello' Mistress of Cassio. 'The Taming of the Shrew' Daughter to Baptista, sister to Katherina. F
80 Bigot Shakespearean 'King John' Lord Bigot. M
81 Biondello Shakespearean 'The Taming of the Shrew' A servant to Lucentio. M
82 Blanch Shakespearean 'King John' Blanch of Spain, daughter to the King of Castile and niece to King John. F
83 Blount Shakespearean 'King John' James Jurney, servant to Lady Faulconbridge. 'King Richard III' Sir James Tyrrel. 'King Richard III' Sir James Blount. M
84 Blunt Shakespearean 'King Henry IV, Part 1' Sir Walter Blunt. 'King Henry IV, Part 2' One of the King's party. M
85 Bolingbroke Shakespearean 'Henry VI, Part 2' Roger Bolingbroke, a conjurer. 'King Richard II' Henry Bolingbroke, Duke of Hereford, later 'King Henry IV" M
86 Bona Shakespearean 'King Henry the Sixth, Part III' Sister to the French Queen. F
87 Borachio Shakespearean 'Much Ado About Nothing' Follower of Don John. M
88 Bottom Shakespearean A Midsummer Night's Dream' Bottom, a weaver, acts as Pyramus in the play within the play. M
89 Boult Shakespearean 'Pericles, Prince of Tyre' Servant to the Pander. M
90 Bourbon Shakespearean 'King Henry V' Duke of Bourbon. M
91 Bourchier Shakespearean 'King Richard III' Cardinal Bourchier, Archbishop of Canterbury. M
92 Boyet Shakespearean 'Love's Labours Lost' Lord attending on the Princess of France. M
93 Brabantio Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Othello' Venetian Senator, father of Desdemona. M
94 Brakenbury Shakespearean 'King Henry IV, Part 2' Robert Shallow, a country justice. 'King John' Robert Faulconbridge, and his father, Sir Robert Faulconbridge. 'King Richard III' Sir Robert Brakenbury, Lieutenant of the Tower. M
95 Brandon Shakespearean Henry VI, 2' Sir John Stanley. 'Henry VI, Part III' Sir William Stanley. As You Like It' A country fellow, in love with Audrey. 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' A boy, son to Page. 'Richard III' Sir William Catesby. 'Richard III' Sir William Brandon. M
96 Britaine Shakespearean 'King Henry V' and 'King John' Arthur, Duke of Britaine. M
97 Brutus Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Coriolanus.' Junius Brutus, Tribune of the People. 'The Tragedy of Julius Caesar' Decius Brutus, a conspirator against Caesar. M
98 Buckingham Shakespearean 'Henry VI, Part 2' and 'King Henry the Eighth' Duke of Buckingham. 'King Richard III' Duke of Buckingham. M
99 Bullcalf Shakespearean 'King Henry IV, Part 2' Peter Bullcalf, a country soldier. M
100 Burgundy Shakespearean 'King Henry V' and 'Henry VI, Part 1' and 'Tragedy of King Lear' Duke of Burgundy. M
101 Bushy Shakespearean 'King Richard The Second' A favorite of King Richard. M
102 Butts Shakespearean 'King Henry the Eighth' Doctor Butts, physician to the King. M
103 Cade Shakespearean 'Henry VI, Part 2' Jack Cade, a rebel. M
104 Caesar Shakespearean Antony and Cleopatra'. Octavius Caesar, Roman triumvir. 'The Tragedy of Julius Caesar' Julius Caesar, Roman statesman and general. M
105 Caithness Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Macbeth' A nobleman of Scotland. M
106 Caius Shakespearean 'Cymbeline' Caius Lucius, General of the Roman Forces. 'The Tragedy of Julius Caesar' Caius Ligarius, a conspirator against Caesar. 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' Doctor Caius, a French physician. 'The Tragedy of Titus Andronicus' Kinsman to Titus. M
107 Calchas Shakespearean 'The History of Troilus and Cressida' A Trojan priest, taking part with the Greeks. M
108 Caliban Shakespearean 'The Tempest' A savage and deformed slave. M
109 Calpurnia Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Julius Caesar' Wife of Caesar. F
110 Cambridge Shakespearean 'King Henry V' Earl of Cambridge, a conspirator against the King. M
111 Camillo Shakespearean 'The Winter's Tale' Lord of Sicilia. M
112 Canidius Shakespearean Antony and Cleopatra'. Lieutenant-General to Mark Antony. M
113 Canterbury Shakespearean 'King Henry V' Archbishop of Canterbury. M
114 Caphis Shakespearean 'The Life of Timon of Athens' Timon's servant. M
115 Capucius Shakespearean 'King Henry the Eighth' Ambassador from the Emperor Charles V M
116 Capulet Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Romeo And Juliet' Lady Capulet, wife to Capulet. F
117 Capulet Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Romeo And Juliet' Juliet's Father, head of the Capulet house, at variance with the Montagues. M
118 Carlisle Shakespearean 'King Richard The Second' Bishop of Carlisle. M
119 Casca Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Julius Caesar' A conspirator against Caesar. M
120 Cassandra Shakespearean 'The History of Troilus and Cressida' Daughter to Priam, and a prophetess. F
121 Cassio Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Othello, Moor of Venice' Lieutenant to Othello. M
122 Cassius Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Julius Caesar' Instigator of the conspiracy against Caesar. M
123 Catesby Shakespearean Henry VI, Part 2' Sir John Stanley. 'King Henry the Sixth, Part III' Sir William Stanley. As You Like It' A country fellow, in love with Audrey. 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' A boy, son to Page. 'King Richard III' Sir William Catesby. M
124 Cato Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Julius Caesar' Supportor of Brutus. M
125 Celia Shakespearean As You Like It' Daughter to Frederick. F
126 Ceres Shakespearean 'The Tempest' A spirit, goddess of the harvest. F
127 Cerimon Shakespearean 'Pericles, Prince of Tyre' A lord of Ephesus. M
128 Chamberlain Shakespearean 'King Henry the Eighth' Lord Chamberlain. Chancellor M
129 Charles Shakespearean King Henry V' Charles the sixth, Dauphin and afterwards King of France. As You Like It' Wrestler to Frederick. M
130 Charmian Shakespearean Antony and Cleopatra'. Lady attending on Cleopatra. F
131 Chatillon Shakespearean 'King John' Ambassador from France to King John. M
132 Chiron Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Titus Andronicus' Son to Tamora. M
133 Christopher Shakespearean 'King Richard III' Christopher Urswick, a priest. 'The Taming of the Shrew' Christopher Sly, a tinker. M
134 Cicero Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Julius Caesar' A senator. M
135 Cimber Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Julius Caesar' A conspirator against Caesar. M
136 Cinna Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Julius Caesar' A conspirator against Caesar. A poet. M
137 Clarence Shakespearean 'Henry VI, Part 2' George Bevis. 'King Henry the Sixth, Part III' George, son of Richard Plantagenet and afterwards Duke of Clarence. 'King Richard III', George, Duke of Clarence, brother to Edward IV. M
138 Claudio Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Julius Caesar' A servant to Brutus. 'Measure for Measure' A young gentleman. 'Much Ado About Nothing' A young lord of Florence. M
139 Claudius Shakespearean 'Hamlet, Prince of Denmark' King of Denmark. M
140 Cleomenes Shakespearean 'The Winter's Tale' Lord of Sicilia. M
141 Cleon Shakespearean 'Pericles, Prince of Tyre' Governor of Tharsus M
142 Cleopatra Shakespearean Antony and Cleopatra'. Queen of Egypt and Mark Antony's lover. F
143 Clifford Shakespearean 'Henry VI, Part 2' Lord Clifford. Also Young Clifford, son to Lord Clifford. 'King Henry the Sixth, Part III' Lord Clifford. M
144 Clitus Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Julius Caesar' A servant to Brutus. M
145 Cloten Shakespearean 'Cymbeline' The Queen's son by a former husband. M
146 Cobweb Shakespearean A Midsummer Night's Dream' A fairy. M
147 Colville Shakespearean 'King Henry IV, Part 2' Sir John Colville. M
148 Cominius Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Coriolanus.' Titus Lartius, a general against the Volscians. M
149 Conrade Shakespearean 'Much Ado About Nothing' Follower of Don John. M
150 Constance Shakespearean 'King John' Mother to Arthur. F
151 Cordelia Shakespearean 'Tragedy of King Lear' Daughter to King Lear. F
152 Corin Shakespearean As You Like It' A shepherd. M
153 Coriolanus Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Coriolanus.' Caius Marcius Coriolanus. M
154 Cornelius Shakespearean 'Cymbeline' A physician. 'Hamlet, Prince of Denmark' A courtier. M
155 Cornwall Shakespearean 'Tragedy of King Lear' Duke of Cornwall. M
156 Costard Shakespearean 'Love's Labours Lost' A clown. M
157 Court Shakespearean 'King Henry V' Soldier in the King's army. M
158 Cranmer Shakespearean 'King Henry the Eighth' Archbishop of Canterbury M
159 Cressida Shakespearean 'The History of Troilus and Cressida' Daughter to Calchas. F
160 Cromwell Shakespearean 'King Henry the Eighth' Servant to Wolsey. M
161 Cupid Shakespearean 'The Life of Timon of Athens' M
162 Curan Shakespearean 'Tragedy of King Lear' A courtier. M
163 Curio Shakespearean 'Twelfth Night', also called 'What You Will' Gentleman attending on the Duke. M
164 Curtis Shakespearean 'The Taming of the Shrew' A servant to Petruchio. M
165 Cymbeline Shakespearean 'Cymbeline' King of Britain. M
166 Dardanius Shakespearean 'Cymbeline' Caius Lucius, General of the Roman Forces. 'The Tragedy of Julius Caesar' A servant to Brutus. M
167 Davy Shakespearean 'King Henry IV, Part 2' Servant to the country justice Shallow. M
168 De Armado Shakespearean 'Love's Labours Lost' Don Adriano De Armado, fantastical Spaniard. M
169 De Burgh Shakespearean 'King John' Hubert De Burgh. M
170 Decius Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Julius Caesar' Decius Brutus, a conspirator against Caesar. M
171 Deiphobus Shakespearean 'The History of Troilus and Cressida' King Priam's son. M
172 Demetrius Shakespearean Antony and Cleopatra'. Friend to Mark Antony. A Midsummer Night's Dream' In love with Hermia. 'The Tragedy of Titus Andronicus' Son to Tamora. M
173 Dennis Shakespearean As You Like It' Servant to Oliver. M
174 Denny Shakespearean 'King Henry the Eighth' Sir Anthony Denny. M
175 Derby Shakespearean 'Henry VI, Part 2' Sir John Stanley. 'King Henry the Sixth, Part III' Sir William Stanley. 'King Richard III' Lord Stanley, called also Earl of Derby. M
176 Dercetas Shakespearean Antony and Cleopatra'. Friend to Mark Antony. M
177 Desdemona Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Othello, Moor of Venice' Wife to Othello. F
178 Diana Shakespearean All's Well That Ends Well.' Daughter to the Widow of Florence. F
179 Dick Shakespearean 'Henry VI, Part 2' Dick the Butcher. M
180 Diomedes Shakespearean Antony and Cleopatra'. Attendant on Cleopatra. 'The History of Troilus and Cressida' A Greek commander. M
181 Dion Shakespearean 'The Winter's Tale' Lord of Sicilia. M
182 Dionyza Shakespearean 'Pericles, Prince of Tyre' Wife to Cleon. F
183 Dogberry Shakespearean 'Much Ado About Nothing' A Constable. M
184 Dolabella Shakespearean Antony and Cleopatra'. Friend to Caesar. M
185 Doll Shakespearean 'King Henry IV, Part 2' Doll Tearsheet, a woman at the Boar's Head in Eastcheap. F
186 Domitius Shakespearean Antony and Cleopatra'. Friend to Mark Antony. M
187 Donalbain Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Macbeth' Younger son of King Duncan. M
188 Dorcas Shakespearean 'The Winter's Tale' Shepherdess. F
189 Dorset Shakespearean 'King Richard III' Marquis of Dorset, son of Edward's Queen. M
190 Douglas Shakespearean 'King Henry IV, Part 1' Archibald, The Earl of Douglas. M
191 Dromio Shakespearean 'The Comedy of Errors' Twin brothers, both named Dromio, attendants on the twin Antipholuses. Dromio of Ephesus, and Dromio OF Syracuse. M
192 Duke Shakespearean As You Like It' Duke, living in exile. M
193 Dull Shakespearean 'Love's Labours Lost' A constable. M
194 Dumain Shakespearean 'Love's Labours Lost' Lord attending on King Ferdinand. M
195 Duncan Shakespearean 'The Tragedy of Macbeth' Duncan, King of Scotland, murdered by Macbeth. M
196 Edgar Shakespearean 'Tragedy of King Lear' Edgar, son of Gloucester. M
197 Edmund Shakespearean 'King Henry IV, 1' Earl of March. 'King Henry VI, III' Edmund, Earl of Rutland and son to Richard Plantagenet. 'Tragedy of King Lear' Edmund, bastard son to Gloucester. 'King Richard The Second' Edmund Langley, Duke of York and uncle to the King. M
198 Edward Shakespearean 'King Richard III' Edward IV. Also Edward, Prince of Wales, king's son and later Edward V. 'Henry IV, 1 & 2' Edward Poins, an irregular humorist. Also the son of Richard Plantagenet. 'King Henry VI, Part III' Edward, Prince of Wales, Henry VI's son. M
199 Egeus Shakespearean A Midsummer Night's Dream' Father to Hermia. M
200 Eglamour Shakespearean 'Two Gentlemen of Verona' Agent for Silvia in her escape. M