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Play Names for Girls

There are 66 Play names for baby girls.

Play names are popular as baby girl names. The names' popularity increased from the 1960s up to the 1980s. Their usage peaked in 1982 with 9.034% of baby girls being given Play names. Within the top 1000 baby names then, there were 22 Play names. The names have slipped in popularity since then. In 2012, their total usage was 2.471% with 25 Play names listed among the top 1000. Among all Play names, Abigail (English, German, and Hebrew) was the most widely used, with a ranking of #7 and a usage of 0.6548%.

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Abigail Popularity Trend of Abigail
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 7 7 my father rejoices, joy of my father ... Beaumont and Fletcher's play The Scornful Ladie ...

Alice Popularity Trend of Alice
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 127 127 of a noble kind; noble, honorable; ... in Shakespeare's play Henry V (1599) as the ...

Amanda Popularity Trend of Amanda
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 265 265 lovable ... for a character in the play Love's Last Shift ...

Aminta protector, defender; faithful, truthful, trustworthy ... known by the pastoral play Aminta (1573) by the ...

Angelica Popularity Trend of Angelica
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 374 374 angelic, like an angel; messenger ... in William Congreve's play Love for Love (1695). ...

Anitra Popularity Trend of Anitra
from 1900 to 2012. God was gracious, God has shown ...

Annabella Popularity Trend of Annabella
from 1900 to 2012. in John Ford's play 'Tis Pity She's a Whore ...

Aretha Popularity Trend of Aretha
from 1900 to 2012. excellence, virtue ... Beaumont and Fletcher play Philaster (1608-) ...

Aspasia welcome one ... Beaumont and Fletcher play The Maid's Tragedy ...

Audrey Popularity Trend of Audrey
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 41 41 noble strength ... Shakespeare's pastoral play As You Like It (1599), ...

Beatrice Popularity Trend of Beatrice
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 691 691 traveler, pilgrim, bringer of joy ... witty character in his play Much Ado About Nothing ...

Berenice Popularity Trend of Berenice
from 1900 to 2012. bearer of victory; bearer of victory, ... by the Jean Racine play Bérénice (1670). ...

Blanche Popularity Trend of Blanche
from 1900 to 2012. white, bright, beautiful; inner ... in Tennessee Williams' play A Streetcar Named ...

Candida Popularity Trend of Candida
from 1900 to 2012. white ... the George Bernard Shaw play Candida (1894) ...

Cassandra Popularity Trend of Cassandra
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 423 423 shining upon man; protrude, man ... William Shakespeare's play Troilus and Cressida ...

Celia Popularity Trend of Celia
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 742 742 heaven; sky, heaven; blind; heavenly, ... in Shakespeare's play As You Like It (1623) ...

Charmian delight; charm; carol; coral; maiden, ... Cleopatra's maid in the play Antony and Cleopatra ...

Claribel Popularity Trend of Claribel
from 1900 to 2012. clear, bright, famous ... Shakespeare's play The Tempest (1611), and ...

Cleopatra father's glory ... by Shakespeare in his play, Antony and Cleopatra ...

Deirdre Popularity Trend of Deirdre
from 1900 to 2012. raging; broken-hearted ...Synge's play Deirdre of the Sorrows (1910) ...


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