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The Best Baby Names That Mean Prince Or King 

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Updated August 15, 2018 4.5k votes 1.3k voters 60.8k views 31 items

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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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Malik
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Darian

Male, Kurdish: Rich, kingly 

3
Arthur

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

4
Avery

Unisex, English: Ruler of the elves 

5
Amir

Male, Arabic: Prince 

6
Brendan

Male, Irish: Prince; the son of a king

7
Khan

Male, Urdu/Pashto: King, ruler 

8
Rex

Male, Latin: King

9

Unisex, German/French: In Greek Mythology, Paris was a Trojan prince 

10
Princeton

Male, English: Princely town

11
Idris

Male, Welsh: Lord, prince 

12
Basil

Male, Greek: Like A King

13
Leroy

Male, French: The king 

14
ConrĂ­

Male, Irish: Wolf king 

15
Cyril

Male, Greek: Lord

16
Raj

Male, Indian: Empire, royalty 

17
Frederick

Male, German: A peaceful ruler or king

18
Harry

Male, English: House ruler

19
Sargon

Male, English: True king 

20
Areez

Unisex, Persian: Leader of the people 

21
Regulus

Male, Roman: Little king 

22
Rana

Male, Sanskrit: King

23
Minos

Male, Greek: King

24
Regis

Male, Latin: Ruler

25
Mirza

Male, Persian: Prince