Latin is considered among the most classical languages in Europe.
There’s just something about Latin. Originating in the Roman region, Latin spread quickly, and it’s no surprise that Latin boy names are so preferred by people the world over.
It is a complex language containing several genders, moods, voices, and aspects. Its ancient history is no less complex. These qualities lead to the timelessness of Latin culture, lifestyle, and language. A synthesis of the ancient, medieval, and modern makes Latin relevant and appealing to people of all sensibilities. Combined with neighboring Greek influences, Latin is regarded as one of the most powerful languages in the world. Imagine then, how wonderful the names that come from this language must be! Latin baby boy names combine charm, beauty, and mysticism. Let’s dive straight in to explore some of the most amazing ancient Latin baby boy names that you can pick for your own little charmer!
Latin Boy Names Inspired By Mythology
Much of the timeless appeal of Latin comes from its rich mythology. It combines culture, religion, and history and creates an aura that is imposing and majestic. Needless to say, Latin baby boy names that borrow from mythology are certain to be powerful and potent, evoking a sense of wonder and strength.
1.Aeneas: among the unique Latin boys names from the Greek legend of ‘Aeneid’ who found Rome on his travels
2.Aries: meaning Ram; also significant of the ram who supplied Golden Fleece to Jason
3.Amulius: from Roman mythology, the one who overthrew his brother Numitor
4.Faunus: baby name meaning befriending; Roman God of agriculture and fertility
5.Italus: The founding patron who gave Italy its name
6.Janus: Roman God of beginnings; the also Latin word for an archway
7.Liber: God of fertility in Roman mythology; interesting and unique baby name
8.Neptune: unique boys name, means God of the sea
9.Pollux: son of Zeus, and twin of Castor; derived from a Greek word meaning sweet
10.Quirinus: a Roman God; the name means spear (Sabine origin)
11.Remus: among the many founders of Rome
12.Romulus: meaning Rome in Latin; the founder of the ancient city
13.Silvanus: Saint Paul’s companion; Roman God of forests
14.Silvius: an early Roman saint; the word means wood
15.Tatius: after Titus Tatis, the God of the Sabines in Roman mythology
16.Vulcan: Roman God of fire
Latin Baby Names Taken From The Bible
Latin Biblical names are extremely common, not only because they are beautiful, but also because they represent people who played such an important role in shaping the religious beliefs of millions. Here are some exquisite Latin boys names that are made popular by their references in the Bible.
17.Aaron: the older brother of Moses, derived from the Hebrew name Aharon
18.Abacuc: a Latin form of the name Habakkuk
19.Abdias: a modified version of the boys' name Obadiah found in the Latin Old Testament
20.Abia: Latin and Greek version of the boys' name Abijah
21.Abisai: a Latin version of Abishai
22.Abraham: after the Biblical patriarch, means ‘father of many.’
23.Absalom: son of King David in the Old Testament, Biblical Latin form of name Avshalom
24.Achab: Latin form of the boy name Ahab
25.Achaicus: Latin take on the name Achaikos from the New Testament
26.Adina: a non-binary name derived from the Hebrew name meaning delicate
27.Alphaeus: Latin form of the Hebrew name Alphaios meaning changing
28.Amos: common name from the Hebrew name Amas meaning burden or load
29.Andreas: Latin form of the boy name Andrew
30.Annas: Latin name coined from Ananias, who was a high priest in the New Testament
31.Archelaus: Latin form of Archelaos (Greek) meaning master of the people
32.Arihel: Latin version of the name Ariel
33.Azazias: Latin baby name derived from Azaziah
34.Baltassar: a form of Belshazzar from the Latin Old Testament
35.Barthelomeus: Latin form of the name Bartholomew
36.Beniamin: from Benjamin, used in the Latin Bible
37.Cainan: Latin variant of the boy name Kenan
38.Cephas: the name was given to Simon by Jesus, meaning rock
39.Cyrus: from the Greek name Kyros, meaning young or far-sighted boy
40.Danihel: used in the Latin Bible, from the name Daniel
41.Darius: the Roman form of the name Dareios
42.Elias: common baby name derived from Elijah
43.Eliseus: Latin version of the baby name Elisha
44.Emmanuhel: name from Latin Bible, a form of the name Immanuel
45.Enos: Latin form of the name Enosh
46.Erastus: Latin form of the name Erastos
47.Esaias: Latin form of Isaiah, name in the Old Testament
48.Ezechias: from Hezekiah, a name found in the Latin Old Testament
49.Ezras: Latin form of the name Ezra
50.Finees: from Latin Old testament, version of the name Phinehas
51.Gabriel: from Hebrew name Gavriel, both baby names mean strong man or hero
52.Hieremias: Latin version of the baby name Jeremiah
53.Hiezecihel: Latin form of the Biblical name Ezekiel
54.Iacob: Roman and Latin form of the boy name Jacob
55.Iafeth: from Japheth in the Old Testament
56.Iesus: Latin form of Jesus; among the most powerful Latin baby names for boys
57.Ioab: a Latin name for Joab
58.Iohel: Latin form of name Joel; among the pretty baby names for boys
59.Ionathan: Latin and Greek form of the name Jonathan
60.Ismahel: name in the Latin Old Testament, from the name Ishmael
61.Iudas: Latin form of name Judah; regarded among the stronger baby names for boys
62.Lazarus: brother of Mary, the Latin form of Eleazar
63.Matthan: name found in the Latin Old Testament, form of name Mattan
64.Mattheus or Matthias: Latin baby names for Mathew
65.Michaeas: Latin baby name for the prophet Micah
66.Moyses: Latin form for the name Moses
67.Nathanahel: name from Latin Bible used for Nathanael
68.Nicodemus: Latin name from the Greek name Nikodemos
69.Noe: Latin Bible name for Noah; among the short and sweet Latin names for boys
70.Obed: name from the Old Testament, grandfather of David, meaning worshipping
71.Osee: from Hosea, found in Latin Old Testament.
72.Paulus: Latin form of the name Paul
73.Petrus: Latin, German, and Dutch variant of the name Peter
74.Phillipus: Latin for Philip; among the most evocative Latin names
75.Raphael: derived from the Hebrew name Rafael, the archangel, means the God who heals
76.Saloman: variant of Solomon found in Latin Old Testament
77.Samuhel: Latin form of name Samuel; among the interesting baby names found in the Latin Bible
78.Sem: from the name Shem
79.Stephanus: from Stephan; among the more popular Biblical baby names
(Many Latin boys names are names found in The Bible, which are popular names as they represent people's beliefs.)
Latin Baby Boys Names Inspired By Luminaries
In its heyday, ancient Rome was THE place to be, and Latin was the one language you needed to know. While Latin baby boy's names are classy and attractive in their own right, those that share names with distinguished personalities have a special charm.
80.Accius: after an ancient Roman poet
81.Amadeo: alterative to Amadeus, the middle name of Mozart
82.Benedict: meaning blessing, most popularized by St. Benedict
83.Cornelius: railroad tycoon, the man behind Vanderbilt University; name means horn of plenty
84.Dante: unique baby name after the legendary poet, co-incidentally means everlasting
85.Flavius: last of the ancient Roman emperors
86.Julius: meaning youthful, after one of the first few Popes; also made popular by Julius Caesar
87.Lucius: the general who fought almost single-handedly and won for Rome
88.Magnus: name for a boy owned by several kings and monarchs, means greatness in Latin
89.Max or Maximilian: physicist Max Planck made them famous; traditional names meaning greatest
Popular Latin Baby Boy Names
There are several adorable Latin baby boy names that are popular names all over the world. Not only do they sound great, but they are also very meaningful. Latin boy names have an easy charm, and your little heartbreaker is sure to impress even before he gets on the scene. Which of these popular names in Latin grabs your attention?
90.Antonio: boy name meaning priceless
91.Callum: from the Scottish name Columba; means dove
92.Dominic: the popular name means servant of God
93.Emiliano: meaning enemy or challenging
94.Emilio: like Emil, Latin baby names meaning comparable to or rivalling
95.Fabian: from the noble family names, means bean after the word ‘faba'
96.Felix: means successful, lucky, or happy
97.Fernando: meaning courageous, bold, and wild
98.Julian: youthful, belonging to Julius
99.Lamar: means that which comes from the sea
100.Leo: popular Latin name meaning lion or brave
101.Lionel: Like Leo, the names mean lion
102.Lorenzo: Italian name for Lawrence; means from laurel trees
103.Lucas: means light
104.Lucian: from the name Luke; means the one born at daybreak
105.Marco: a version of the word Mark, names that mean war-like
106.Marcel: from the names Marcus or Marcellus, meaning that dedicated to Mars
107.Marc: like the names Mark and Marco, meaning war-like
108.Marcus: also similar to the names Marc and Marco, meaning war-like
109.Mario: meaning virile or war-like
110.Maximus: from the name Maxim, means the greatest
111.Milan: after the Italian capital of fashion; also means gracious (Slavic origin)
112.Salvador: meaning the one who saves
113.Santiago: saintly or holy
114.Santino: popular name for boys meaning holy
115.Sergio: means the one who serves others
116.Vincenzo: from the name Vincent; names that mean one who survives all odds
Unique Latin Baby Names
You don’t always have to chase what’s popular and trending. There are as many unique Latin baby boy names as there are popular ones. Sift through this list, and you will find some quaint, interesting Latin names that you can use for your baby.
117.Benicio: means fortunate one, or one who can survive all odds
118.Benito: means the lucky or fortunate one
119.Camilo: meaning the one always willing to help
120.Castiel: means the one protected by God
121.Gonzalo: means the one prepared for battle
122.Gus: cute baby name shortened form of the name Augustus or Augustine; all names that mean great
123.Ignacio: meaning feisty one or one with a big personality
124.Jovan: from the name Jove; means leader
125.Maximillian: from Maximus, names that mean the greatest
126.Mylo: means a saviour or one with grace
127.Quincy: among the unique Latin boy names derived from Quintus meaning fifth
128.Soren: means strict or stern
129.Sylis: derived from the name Silas, means the woods or forest
130.Syncere: akin to sincere, means genuine or heartfelt
131.Vince: from the name Vincent; the names mean conqueror
132.Zavion: from the name Xavier; both names means light in Arabic, also a small Spanish town
Kidadl has lots of great baby names articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for Latin Boys Names then why not take a look at Mythical Names, or for something different take a look at Superhero Baby Names.
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