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If you want your baby to have a strong name that instills a sense of leadership, you may be on the lookout for some great baby names that mean king. Luckily, for both males and females, there are plenty of regal names to choose from. If you're on the hunt for the perfect name, you've come to the right place. Browse this list of names that mean king below! 

There are plenty of traditional names meaning king for parents who prefer something more conventional. Old fashioned boys names like Frederick roughly translate to king and unisex names like Rory and Ryan also carry the meaning. However, for those looking for more unique names, there are plenty of cute options there as well. In addition to meaning regal, Basil has extra meaning in that it's a saint's name. Star Wars fans who loved the new films may be excited to learn Rey means king. Darius and its female form Darya mean kingly and, for those looking for a more original version of Theodore, Theoden is a literary name that means king. 

Do you have a favorite name that means king? Give the best options a thumbs up and please add any good names we may have missed.

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Ryan Unisex, English: Little king

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Frederick Male, German: Peaceful ruler

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Rey Unisex, Spanish: King

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Rex Male, English: King

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Rory Unisex, Irish: Red king

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Darya Female, Persian: Kingly

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Basil Male, Greek: Regal

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Kingsley Unisex, English: King's meadow

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Leroy Male, English: The king

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Theoden Male, Literary name: King

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Sargon Male, Biblical: True king

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Darius Male, Persian: Kingly

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Raja Male, Sanskrit: The king

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Regis Male, French: Kingly

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Khari Unisex, West African: Kingly

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Regulus Male, Ancient Roman: Little king

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Fitzroy Male, English: Son of the king

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Kian Male, Persian: King, foundation 

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Rana Male, Sanskrit: King

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Pasi Finnish, Male: Regal

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Regan Unisex, Irish: Little king

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Malik Male, Arabic: King

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Ryne Male, Irish: Little king

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Naresh Male, Indian: King of kings

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Melker Male, Swedish: King