The Shakespearian category houses names of characters from Shakespearian plays and poetry. William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616 AD) was a prolific British writer who produced many poems, sonnets and 38 plays. The characters in his plays were unique, intriguing and captivating; each in their own way. Shakespeare wrote tragedies, comedies and histories; utilizing the structure of the play to convey his stories. Choosing a Shakespearian character’s name is certain to give your little one a dramatic flair and distinctive moniker. Baby Name World contains a list of Shakespearian baby names and name meanings when available for easy research and browsing.