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Given Name HAMLET
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Համլետ (Armenian)
PRONOUNCED: HAM-lət (English)   [details]
Meaning & History
Anglicized form of the Danish name Amleth. Shakespeare used this name for the Prince of Denmark in his play 'Hamlet' (1600), which he based upon earlier Danish tales.
Categories
place names, Shakespearian characters