Are you looking for royal names that are fit for the arrival of your little King or Queen?
There is something profound and classic about naming your kid with a royal name. After all, some of the most beautiful and gorgeous names have royal origins.
A 'regal' name means one that befits a King. Royal names and aristocratic names are selected usually for their beauty, strength, and historical significance. These names stand the test of time and may prove to be a great fit for the supreme ruler of your heart. It is super cool to name your child after members of royalty such as Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Charlotte, Prince Albert or Prince George.
Baby Boy Regal Names For Kings
Regal sounding names are sophisticated, stoic and noble. Here are some of the best royal names that are fit for your little King.
1. Adrian (Roman origin): Going back centuries, this baby name has its origin in the name of Roman emperor Hadrian who built a huge wall in Berlin with his army.
2. Antoine (English origin): This first name was made famous by the Duke of Enghiene who was executed by Napoleon.
3. Alexander (English origin): Several historical rulers have shared this name including Alexander the Great.
4. Albert (English origin): It became popular in the nineteenth century because it was the name of Prince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria. Imagine naming your child after Prince Albert!
5. Andrew (Greek origin): It was one of the many names of British sovereign Edward VIII who later became known as the Duke of Windsor.
6. Augustus (Roman origin): King Augustus was the first Roman emperor after the legendary Julius Caesar. The meaning of this name is "exalted" in Latin and was held by three different Kings of Poland.
7. Arthur (English origin): Even though it is still doubtful whether there was a King Arthur or he is just a legend, the name has a certain warrior King feel to it.
8. Armand (French origin): This is a royal baby name popularized by the Prince of Conti, Armand de Bourbon.
9. Archie (German origin): Used by several noblemen, this royal baby name is based on the German name Archibald. It is a combination of two words meaning "bold and genuine". It is now the name of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's son.
10. Charles (German origin) : This name is a classic and very popular royal name. It is derived from Carl, a German name meaning "free man".
11. Christian (Danish origin): This is a great royal baby unisex name. Several kings have held this royal name among the Danes.
12. Christopher (Greek origin): This name has been derived from a Greek name meaning bearing "Christ".
13. David (Hebrew origin): This royal baby name in Hebrew means "beloved". It was held by the second King of Ancient Israel who defeated Goliath.
14. Edward (English origin): This is a classic name for a baby boy. It means "rich guard" and has been held by eight different English Kings.
15. Eric (Scandinavian origin): This royal baby name has its origin in Scandinavia where it means "eternal King".
16. Francis (French origin): This great French name was shared by the famous French King Francis I who formed alliances with the Turkish Empire.
17. Felipe (Spanish origin): This is a Spanish royal baby name derived from the English name Philip.
18. George (Greek origin): This name is of Greek origin meaning "farmer". It has been used quite often by the British royal family, including for heir to the throne Prince George.
19. Henry (German origin): This noble name is considered to be a Kingly name for boys.
20. Harry (English origin): This name derives its popularity by being the choice of name for Prince Harry.
21. Hugh (France): This great majestic name became famous after Hugh Capet, the first ruler to call himself King of France rather than King of Franks.
22. John (Greek origin): The first Kings to popularize this name were Byzantine Emperors, after which the name spread throughout the world.
23. James (Scottish origin): One of the baby names shared by the First King of Scotland who later on became the first King of Ireland and England.
24. Louis (French origin): If you are a true French at heart, Louis is the apt name for you. It was held by the last King of France before the end of the French monarchy.
25. Leroy (Norman origin): This Norman origin name has been derived from the phrase 'le royal' meaning "the King".
26. Leopold (German origin): This name has been a common choice in the Habsburg and Babenberg royal household. In German, it means "people" and "bold". The name was held by two Roman Emperors along with the King of Belgium who was Queen Victoria’s uncle.
27. Malcolm (English origin): One of the strong unique baby names which was also mentioned in Shakespeare’s tragic play.
28. Michael (Hebrew origin): This classic name with Hebrew roots never goes out of style with several Russian, Romanian and Polish Emperors using it over the years.
29. Muhammad (Arabic origin): Meaning commendable in Arabic, this Arabic name has been the choice of several Ottoman Emperors and Kings.
Most Popular Regal Names For Boys
Some of these kingly names have been popular both with royalty and the general public alike. There is nothing that disputes the power and tradition behind these regal sounding names.
30. Aeneas (Greco Roman origin): One of the regal sounding names derived from Greco-Roman mythology in which he was the son of Goddess Venus and Prince Anchises.
31. Amir (Hebrew origin): This Hebrew name literally means "Prince" making it a powerful regal name.
32. Caspian (English origin): This name was popularized by the modern day saga 'The Chronicles Of Narnia' by C.S. Lewis where it is the name of the King of Narnia.
33. Claudius (Roman origin): This name was shared by the first Roman Emperor who was born outside Italy.
34. Edgar (English origin): Popularized by the famous King Edgar of England.
35. Edmund (English origin): This name goes back to the time of King Edmund who defeated Viking invaders and extended his rule to southern Scotland.
36. Egon (English origin): One of the royal names meaning “sword’s edge” and is associated with Prince Egon.
37. Emmanuel (Hebrew origin): From royal names with the Hebrew meaning of “God is with us”. It is the name of the Prince who is currently third in line to Belgium’s throne.
38. Ernest (English origin): The royal heritage associated with this cute name goes to the time of George V whose full name was George Frederick Ernest Albert.
39. Ferdinand (Bulgarian origin): The history of this name goes back to a Bulgarian ruler who ruled the country until 1918. It means "bold voyager".
40. Frederick (Prussian origin): The meaning of this name is "peaceful ruler". It was the name of the enlightened King of Prussia who made built the country into a powerful empire.
41. Guillaume (French origin): This is the French version of William and means "resolute protection".
42. Humphrey (English origin): This quirky royal moniker goes back to the 1300s when it was used by the Duke of Gloucester.
43. Magnum (Latin origin): This Latin name meaning "the greatest" goes back in Scandinavian history for being the name of four early Kings of Sweden and six Kings of Norway.
44. Nicholas (Russian origin): A popular name held by the last Tsar of Russia, it means "victory" in Russian.
45. Philip (Greek origin): It means "a horse lover" in Greek. It has been held by many Kings of France, Spain and Macedon.
46. Richard (English origin): Of the strong royal baby names, held by King Richard I of England who was also popular as Lion Heart.
47. Robert (English origin): This name was shared by the famous Viking warrior Robert the Strong, born in 830 A.D.
48. Rupert (English origin): The royal heritage of this name is associated with Prince Rupert of Rhine also called the Duke of Cumberland.
49. Stephen (English origin): This strong and regal name has been the favorite of many different Kings throughout history.
50. Tristan (French origin): This is a gorgeous boy's name derived from the name of Count of Valois, a French Prince who died young.
51. Umberto (Italian origin): This name has been derived from its Italian version Humbert which also means "bright warrior".
52. Victor (English origin): This royal beauty was the name of choice since the 1800s when it was chosen for the eldest child of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra.
53. William (English origin): The meaning of this royal baby name is a "strong willed warrior". It is a favorite among people who want a name that has a modern flow with traditional roots.
Royal Names For Little Queens
Why not choose from Queen names that are fit to make your little girl feel like a queen? Here are some popular royalty names for the little Queen of your heart.
54. Alexandra (Greek origin): This Greek origin name literally means "man’s defender". It can also be shortened to Alex, Alexia, and Zander.
55. Amelia (English origin): This name goes back to the late 1700s when it was given to Princess Amelia who was King George III's sixth daughter.
56. Anastasia (Russian origin): This name was made popular by the daughter of the last Russian Czar Nicholas II and means "resurrection". A lovely choice for your Princess.
57. Augusta (English origin): This sweet name was the middle name of King George III's daughter.
58. Beatrice (English origin): This is the perfect choice of royal name for people who want a name that is quirky yet classic.
59. Blanche (French origin): This baby name was the name of a Saint and was shared by King Henry I's French wife.
60. Catherine (English origin): This famous royal baby name is now associated with the beloved Duchess of Cambridge. A winner for your Princess.
61. Cecily (English origin): This name was popularized by the Duchess of York who was famed for being the mother of two kings: Richard III and Edward IV.
62. Charlotte (English origin): This name has a long history and goes back to the royal Princess who was King George III's first daughter.
63. Diana (English origin): This name was forever linked to royalty as soon as Lady Diana burst into the royal scene as the Princess of Wales. Your Princess deserves this name.
64. Dorothea (English): This popular yet unusual baby name has been a favorite moniker among several royal Queens and Princesses such as the daughter of King George I, Sophia Dorothea.
65. Edith (English origin): This is one of the royal baby names shared by the famous saint Edith of Wilton. It is a great fit for a girl who knows her mind.
66. Eleanor (English origin): This powerful name can also be shortened to Ellie or Elle. It was the name of choice for some of the most powerful and wealthiest women of Europe in the High Middle Ages.
67. Elizabeth (English origin): There are two Queens in British history with this powerful name: Queen Elizabeth II and Queen Elizabeth I have made this name forever associated with the royal family.
68. Eugenie (English origin): This quirky yet classic royal name has been the choice of several royal ladies.
69. Helena (Greek origin): This name traces its roots of popularity to the daughter of Queen Victoria, Princess Helena. A great choice for your little Princess.
70. Isabella (Australian origin): This regal name has its origin Australia. It was shared by Princess Isabella.
71. Judith (French origin): This was the choice of name for Judith of Francia who was the Queen of France twice.
72. Louise (French origin): This Princess name was chosen to be the moniker for Princess Louise who was a proud feminist in the late 1800s.
73. Matilda (Australian origin): Though this may seem to be an Aussie first name, it has a long royal history. It was first popularized by Roman Empress Matilda.
74. Phillipa (English origin) : Though not a royal by birth, this name became hugely popular after the younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, was the maid of honor at her sister’s wedding.
75. Victoria (English origin): Popularized by Queen Victoria, this name is the epitome of grace and power.
Royal Baby Girls' Names
Regal female names have a certain aura of majesty and power surrounding it. From classic to contemporary, we have listed here some of the most popular royal names.
76. Adelaide (German origin): This old German name was popularized by the German princess who accepted a Prince after he was turned down by seven other noblewomen.
77. Aida (English origin): Popularized by the opera of the same name.
78. Alice (English origin): The history of this name goes after Princess Alice of Albany.
79. Alyssa (English origin): This noble name traces its roots to British royalty and literally means "noble and graceful" too.
80. Amalia (Hebrew origin): One of the royal baby names that literally means "work of the Lord".
81. Astrid (Norse origin): This old Norse name means "fair beautiful goddess". It has been the choice of several Princesses in European history.
82. Emma (English origin): One of the stylish yet regal baby names adds a touch of royalty to everyday life.
83. Genesis (English origin): This name means "from the earth" and has often been used by several Princesses in European history.
84. Genevieve (French origin): This popular warrior Princess name also means "leader of the tribe". One of the most loved baby names.
85. Giselle (Scottish origin): The meaning of this regal name is "oath". It is one of the baby names fit for a Queen.
86. Isadora (Egyptian origin): This is the name of the principal Goddess of ancient Egypt and is also the middle name of the grandchild of the King and Queen of Norway.
87. Isolde (Irish origin): this Irish princess name literally means "fair lady".
88. Jane (English origin): This is a popular royal name that has attained quite a large following in recent years.
89. Jasmine (Arabic origin): Named after a fragrant flower, this regal sounding name was popularized by the movie 'Aladdin'. Another popular form of this name is Yasmin.
90. Juliet (French origin): This graceful yet beautiful name has been the choice for several Princesses in history.
91. Kayla (English origin): This royal name has been the choice for several Princesses in history and means "pure".
92. Kyra (English origin): Literally meaning "a dark haired girl', this is a popular regal name in the royal circles.
93. Lana (English origin): This name has a royal meaning of "precious and valuable".
94. Margaret (English origin): This name was popularized by Princess Margaret of York.
95. Mary (Scottish origin): Early usage of this name goes back to Queen Mary of Scotland.
96. Maud (English origin): This name was made famous by Queen Maud of Norway.
97. Meghan (American origin): This American name came to be associated with royalty after the marriage of Meghan Markle to Prince Harry.
98. Mia (English origin): The popular Hollywood movie 'The Princess Diaries' associated this name with royalty and it has forever remained the same.
99. Sophia (English origin): This name was popularized after Princess Sophia of Gloucester.
100. Tallulah (Native American origin): This Native American name literally means "leaping water" and is the middle name of Emma Tallulah Behn, granddaughter of the King and Queen of Norway.
101. Zara (English origin): This is the name of the daughter of British Princess Anne. This name means "radiance".
Kidadl has lots of great names articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for names for your little Kings and Queens, then why not take a look at these elegant girl names and these elegant boy names.
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