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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 1950s up to the 1980s. Their usage peaked in 1982 with 9.275% of baby girls being given Play names. Within the top 1000 baby names then, there were 27 Play names. The names have slipped in popularity since then. In 2015, their total usage was 2.744% with 27 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 0.6362%.

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MEANING MATCH:

Lila play, amusement; intoxication, wine; lily; weak, poor; delight; the lilac flower; the color lilac; to tease, to flirt ...

DESCRIPTION MATCH:

Abigail my father rejoices, joy of my father ... Beaumont and Fletcher's play The Scornful Ladie ...

Alice of a noble kind; noble, honorable; ... in Shakespeare's play Henry V (1599) as the ...

Amanda 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 angelic, like an angel; messenger ... in William Congreve's play Love for Love (1695). ...

Anitra God was gracious, God has shown ...

Annabella in John Ford's play 'Tis Pity She's a Whore ...

Aretha excellence, virtue ... Beaumont and Fletcher play Philaster (1608-) ...

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

Audrey noble strength ... Shakespeare's pastoral play As You Like It (1599), ...

Beatrice traveler, pilgrim, bringer of joy ... witty character in his play Much Ado About Nothing ...

Berenice bearer of victory; bearer of victory, ... by the Jean Racine play Bérénice (1670). ...

Blanche white, bright, beautiful; inner ... in Tennessee Williams' play A Streetcar Named ...

Candida white ... the George Bernard Shaw play Candida (1894) ...

Cassandra shining upon man; protrude, man ... William Shakespeare's play Troilus and Cressida ...

Celia 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 clear, bright, famous ... Shakespeare's play The Tempest (1611), and ...

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





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