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Shakespeare Baby Names For Boys

Looking for some inspiration from Shakespeare for baby names for boys? Shakespeare used 125 men’s names in his 35 plays, naming kings, jesters, heroes and warriors…so something for every personality type! Read the full list of Shakespeare baby names for boys below:

Aaron – (Titus Andronicus)
Abram – (Romeo and Juliet)
Achilles – (Troilus and Cressida)
Adam – (As You Like It)
Adrian – (Coriolanus, The Tempest)
Ajax – (Troilus and Cressida)
Albany – (King Lear)
Alexander – (Troilus and Cressida)
Alexas – (Antony and Cleopatra)
Alonso – (The Tempest)
Angelo – (The Comedy of Errors, Measure for Measure)
Antonio – (The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Twelfth Night, The Merchant of Venice, The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing)
Aragon – (The Merchant of Venice)
Arthur – (King John)
Balthasar – (The Comedy of Errors, The Merchant of Venice, Romeo and Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing)
Barnardo – (Hamlet)
Bartholomew – (The Taming of the Shrew)
Benedick – (Much Ado About Nothing)
Benvolio – (Romeo and Juliet)
Berri – (Henry V)
Bertram – (All’s Well That Ends Well)
Brandon – (Henry VIII)
Caius – (Julius Caesar, Titus Andronicus)
Caliban – (The Tempest)
Caesar – (Julius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra)
Camillo – (The Winter’s Tale)
Cassio – (Othello)
Cassius – (Julius Caesar)
Cato – (Julius Caesar)
Cesario – (Twelfth Night)
Charles – (As You Like It)
Cicero – (Julius Caesar)
Clarence – (Richard III, 2 Henry IV/Henry V)
Claudio – (Much Ado About Nothing, Measure for Measure)
Claudius – (Julius Caesar)
Corin – (As You Like It)
Cornelius – (Hamlet, Cymbeline)
Curan – (King Lear)
Curtis – (The Taming of the Shrew)
Davy – (2 Henry IV)
Decius – (Julius Caesar)
Demetrius – (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Titus Andronicus, Antony and Cleopatra)
Dennis – (As You Like It)
Derby – (Richard III)
Diomedes – (Troilus and Cressida, Antony and Cleopatra)
Donalbain – (Macbeth)
Douglas – (1 Henry IV)
Duncan – (Macbeth)
Edgar – (King Lear)
Edmund – (King Lear)
Edward – (2/3 Henry VI/Richard III)
Egeon – (The Comedy of Errors)
Emmanuel – (2 Henry VI)
Fabian – (Twelfth Night)
Fenton – (Merry Wives of Windsor)
Ferdinand – (The Tempest, Love’s Labour’s Lost)
Francis – (1/2 Henry IV)
Francisco – (Hamlet, The Tempest)
Frederick – (As You Like It)
George – (2 Henry VI)
Gonzalo – (The Tempest)
Gregory – (Romeo and Juliet)
Griffith – (Henry VIII)
Hamlet – (Hamlet)
Hector – (Troilus and Cressida)
Henry – (King John, 1/2 Henry IV, Henry VIII, 1/2/3 Henry VI, Henry V)
Hero – (Much Ado About Nothing)
Hubert – (King John)
Iago – (Othello)
Jamy – (Henry V)
Jaques – (As You Like It)
John – (King John)
Joseph – (The Taming of the Shrew)
Justice – (Measure for Measure)
Laertes – (Hamlet)
Lance – (The Two Gentlemen of Verona)
Launcelot – (The Merchant of Venice)
Lennox – (Macbeth)
Leonardo – (The Merchant of Venice)
Lincoln – (Henry VIII)
Lorenzo – (The Merchant of Venice)
Lucio – (Measure for Measure)
Lucius – (Julius Caesar, Titus Andronicus, Timon of Athens)
Lysander – (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
Macbeth – (Macbeth)
Malcolm – (Macbeth)
Marcellus – (Hamlet)
Mercutio – (Romeo and Juliet)
Michael – (2 Henry VI, 1 Henry IV)
Morgan – (Cymbeline)
Mortimer – (1 Henry VI)
Morton – (2 Henry IV)
Oberon – (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
Octavius – (Julius Caesar)
Oliver – (As You Like It)
Orlando – (As You Like It)
Oswald – (King Lear)
Othello – (Othello)
Paris – (Romeo and Juliet, Troilus and Cressida)
Peter – (2 Henry VI, Romeo and Juliet, The Taming of the Shrew)
Petruchio – (Romeo and Juliet, The Taming of the Shrew)
Philip – (The Taming of the Shrew, King John)
Philo – (Antony and Cleopatra)
Prospero – (The Tempest)
Puck – (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
Regan – (King Lear)
Reynaldo – (Hamlet, All’s Well That Ends Well)
Richard – (Richard II, Richard III)
Robert – (King John)
Robin – (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Merry Wives of Windsor)
Roderigo – (Othello)
Romeo – (Romeo and Juliet)
Ross – (Richard II)
Sebastian – (The Tempest, Twelfth Night, The Two Gentlemen of Verona)
Shaw – (Richard III)
Silvius – (As You Like It)
Timon – (Timon of Athens)
Titinius – (Julius Caesar)
Toby – (Twelfth Night)
Tybalt – (Romeo and Juliet)
Ulysses – (Troilus and Cressida)
Usher – (Coriolanus)
Valentine – (Titus Andronicus, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Twelfth Night)
Vincentio – (Measure for Measure, The Taming of the Shrew)
William – (As You Like It)

 

Having a girl? Read our list of Shakespeare baby names for girls.

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