Names 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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Brendan

Male, Irish: Prince; the son of a king

2
50 29
Malik

3
49 33
Princeton

Male, English: Princely town

4
48 33
Khan

Male, Urdu/Pashto: King, ruler 

5
34 20
Avery

Unisex, English: Ruler of the elves 

6
25 13
Darian

Male, Kurdish: Rich, kingly 

7
42 30
Paris

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

8
29 20
Rex

Male, Latin: King

9
26 17
Basil

Male, Greek: Like A King

10
25 17
Arthur

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

11
21 14
Amir

Male, Arabic: Prince 

12
38 32
Leroy

Male, French: The king 

13
21 21
Frederick

Male, German: A peaceful ruler or king

14
17 19
Idris

Male, Welsh: Lord, prince 

15
17 19
ConrĂ­

Male, Irish: Wolf king 

16
17 20
Harry

Male, English: House ruler

17
17 21
Raj

Male, Indian: Empire, royalty 

18
13 17
Regulus

Male, Roman: Little king 

19
9 12
Cyril

Male, Greek: Lord

20
17 24
Mirza

Male, Persian: Prince 

21
9 14
Regis

Male, Latin: Ruler

22
9 14
Sargon

Male, English: True king 

23
11 17
Areez

Unisex, Persian: Leader of the people 

24
7 12
Minos

Male, Greek: King

25
12 19
Theodoric

Male, German: Ruler of the people 

26
8 15
Andret

Male, Medieval English: Nephew of King Mark

27
7 14
Rana

Male, Sanskrit: King

28
12 22
Fitzroy

Male, English: Son of the king 

29
5 16
Brennus

Male, Celtic: King/prince or raven

30
6 18
Balder

Male, Old Norse: Prince 

31
9 25
Hamlet

Male, English: House or home, but associated with the Shakespearian Prince of Denmark