The Best Baby Names That Mean Royalty

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Whether you can't get enough of the royal family or just want your baby to grow up with a sense of nobility, you may be searching for some attractive names meaning royalty. In addition to names that literally translate to the term, there are abundant baby names with meanings like king, queen, prince, and princess. Whatever your baby name taste may be, you should be able to find at least a couple of regal names to match.

Pop cultural references abound when it comes to royal names. A cute unisex name with royal origins is Rory, made famous by the popular series Gilmore GirlsThe Irish name - used widely for both boys and girls - roughly translates to "king." Fan of Kendrick Lamar? The name Kendrick means "royal ruler" or "champion." If you're searching for a royal name due to a diehard love of Disney princess movies, why not try Tiana after the protagonist of The Princess and the Frog? The English name means "a daughter born to royalty."

A variety of veritable classics carry royal meanings. Classic boys names like Leopold, Leroy, Rex, and Ryan have noble meanings. Old-fashioned female names that mean royalty include Alice, Sarah, Sadie, and Kimberly. With the rise in unique names and nickname names, there are also some out-of-the-box options to try. Kingsley, Juno, and Ara work for both a boy or girl. You can also try an eloquent girl names like Dariana, or a cute boy name like Bale if you want an underused option.  

What's the best baby name meaning royalty? Vote your favorites to the top of this list. 

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    875 votes


    Female, Slavic: Queen

  • 2
    373 votes

    Female, German: Noble

  • 3
    539 votes

    Female, English: An aunt, daughter born to royalty

  • 4
    438 votes


    Unisex, Armenian: King

  • 5
    328 votes


    Female, English: A royalty; free woman

  • 6
    267 votes


    Female, Greek: Divine queen