Anglicized form of Danish, Amleth

Hamlet Origin and Meaning

The name Hamlet is a boy's name of Danish origin.
The "To Be or Not to Be" jokes, via Shakespeare's tortured prince, will get old by Month Two.

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Famous People Named Hamlet

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Hamlet in Pop Culture

  • "Hamlet" play by Shakespeare and its main character
  • Hamletfemale character in "The Total Tragedy of a Girl Named Hamlet"
  • HamletPatti Mayonnaise's hamster on animated series "Doug"

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