Gender Masculine
Scripts Համլետ(Armenian)
Pronounced Pron. HAM-lət(English) hahm-LEHT(Armenian)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Anglicized form of the Danish name Amleth. Shakespeare used this name for the main character in his tragedy Hamlet (1600), which he based upon earlier Danish tales. In the play, Hamlet is a prince of Denmark seeking to avenge the death of his father (also named Hamlet) at the hands of his uncle Claudius.

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Other Languages & CulturesAmleto(Italian)


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Entry updated June 9, 2023