These Shakespearean baby names provide a little drama
Let the memorable characters of William Shakespeare's most famous works inspire the name of your next baby girl- or boy-to-be.
All's Well That Ends Well
Neither a comedy nor a tragedy, this play was penned in 1604.
Antony and Cleopatra
First printed in 1623, this play dramatized the relationship between Cleopatra and Mark Antony.
- Girls: Alexis, Charmian, Cleopatra, Iras, Octavian
- Boys: Antony, Canidius, Marcus, Mark, Sextus, Taurus, Silius
As You Like It
This pastoral comedy is believed to have been written in 1599 or 1600.
- Girls: Aliena, Audrey, Celia, Phebe, Rosalind
- Boys: Adam, Charles, Dennis, Frederick, Jacques, Oliver, Orlando, William
The Comedy of Errors
This short, early comedy has been adapted to theater, film and opera.
This tragedy, written between 1605 and 1608, dramatizes the life of Rome's Caius Marcius Coriolanus.
This play, also known as Cymbeline, King of Britain, tells the stories of legendary Celtic King Cunobelinus.
- Girls: Helen, Imogen, Jupiter, Morgan
- Boys: Belarus, Gaius, Cloten, Cornelius, Cymbeline, Leonatus, Lucius
This tragedy, written in 1600, tells the story of Prince Hamlet exacting revenge on his uncle for murdering King Hamlet.
This history play written in 1599 tells the story of King Henry V of England.
This history play is based on the life of the notorious King Henry VIII of England.
This tragedy written in 1599 tells of the assassination of Julius Caesar.
- Girls: Calpurnia, Elizabeth, Portia
- Boys: Brutus, Cassius, Cicero, Cinna, Julius, Marcus, Octavius, Mark, Lepidus