The Best Baby Names That Mean Prince Or King

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If you want your baby to grow up destined to be a leader, you're probably on the lookout for some baby names that mean prince. Luckily, there are attractive names across of the spectrum of tastes with a royal flare. If you're in need of a kingly name, browse this prince name list below for suggestions. 

Plenty of tried-and-true classic boy names mean prince or king. The Irish Brendan means "prince" and Rex is Latin for "king." While they don't directly translate to prince or king, other classics fall close. The precise meaning of Arthur is unknown, but people will undoubtedly associate the name with the legendary King Arthur. Harry means "house ruler," which definitely has a kingly vibe. While Avery seems to be on an upswing for girls, it's still considered a unisex name and means "ruler of elves."

Looking for something more unique? There are plenty of cute and unconventional male names that mean prince or king. The Greek name Basil means "like a king" and the Persian Mirza means "prince." If you love the name Theodore, but worry it's overused, why not try Theodoric? This German name means "ruler of the people." 

Do you have a favorite baby name for the little prince in your life? Give the best options a thumbs up, and please add any good names we may have missed.

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    Male, Kurdish: Rich, kingly 

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    381 votes


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    Male, English: While the meaning is unknown, it's associated with the legendary King Arthur 

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    169 votes


    Male, Arabic: Prince 

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    Male, Irish: Prince; the son of a king

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    166 votes


    Unisex, English: Ruler of the elves