There is an illustration of William Shakespeare and the title is 150+ Shakespeare names

Shakespeare wrote the famous line “What is in a name? A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Old Will loved to use unique names and even created some of his own. Here is a sampling of Shakespearean names categorized by work. If you’re a Shakespeare fan, or just an avid theater-goer, you might want to consider these character names when choosing a name for your baby. Which names are your favorite?

All’s Well that Ends Well

As You Like It

Comedy of Errors



King Lear

Love’s Labour’s Lost


Measure for Measure

Merchant of Venice

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Much Ado About Nothing


Romeo & Juliet

Taming of the Shrew

The Tempest

Timon of Athens

Twelfth Night

Two Gentlemen of Verona

Winter’s Tale

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