Royalty The Best Baby Names That Mean King  

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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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12 0

Unisex, English: Little king

2
8 0
Rey

Unisex, Spanish: King

3
9 2
Frederick

Male, German: Peaceful ruler

4
9 3
Rory

Unisex, Irish: Red king

5
5 1
Darius

Male, Persian: Kingly

6
8 5
Basil

Male, Greek: Regal

7
5 2
Darya

Female, Persian: Kingly

8
5 2
Rex

Male, English: King

9
4 1
Theoden

Male, Literary name: King

10
6 4
Leroy

Male, English: The king

11
6 4
Kingsley

Unisex, English: King's meadow

12
2 0
Khari

Unisex, West African: Kingly

13
3 2
Sargon

Male, Biblical: True king

14
2 1
Rana

Male, Sanskrit: King

15
1 0
Regan

Unisex, Irish: Little king

16
4 4
Kian

Male, Persian: King, foundation 

17
2 2
Raja

Male, Sanskrit: The king

18
1 1
Regulus

Male, Ancient Roman: Little king

19
1 1
Melker

Male, Swedish: King

20
1 1
Regis

Male, French: Kingly

21
1 1
Malik

Male, Arabic: King

22
3 4
Fitzroy

Male, English: Son of the king

23
1 2
Pasi

Finnish, Male: Regal

24
0 1
Ryne

Male, Irish: Little king

25
0 2
Naresh

Male, Indian: King of kings