Royal Names for Boys

Royal names for boys on this list are those used by the British royal family for over a thousand years. Some of the royal names for boy you might consider are:
  • Adrian

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    Adrian has in the past been neglected due to its similarity to the feminine Adrienne, but is now being reconsidered. Well used in England since the 1950s, and the name of one Pope and several... Read More 

  • Alfred

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    Alfred is up off his recliner! If you're looking for a path to Fred, you can go directly to Frederick or take the long way around with the so-out-it's-in-again Alfred. While Alfred is near the... Read More 

  • Arthur

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    Arthur, once the shining head of the Knights of the Round Table, is, after decades of neglect, now being polished up and restored by some stylish parents.

    In addition to its leading... Read More 

  • Augustus

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    Parents are beginning to look at imposing, somewhat fusty-sounding names like this one with fresh eyes: they definitely make a strong statement.

    Augustus originated as a title given by... Read More 

  • Charles

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    Charles is a longtime traditional favorite that was in the Top 10 until the 1960s, and is now back at Number 50. Lately, Charles has been resuscitated by many celeb parents, from Jodie Foster to... Read More 

  • Edgar

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    Edgar is an Old English name historically associated with the tenth century English king known as Edgar the Peaceful. There was also a King Edgar of Scotland.

    Edgar has been a stalwart... Read More 

  • Edmund

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    The sophisticated Edmund and its nearly-identical French twin Edmond are coming out of mothballs now that Edward, inspired by Twilight, is once again a hot name.

    Edmund has had... Read More 

  • Edward

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    Unlike perennials William, John and James, Edward is a classic that moves in and out of fashion. This royal Anglo-Saxon standard has benefited in recent years from the popularity of the hot hero... Read More 

  • Ernest

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    Ernest is one of those sober, so-far-out-they're-beginning-to-be-reconsidered Great Uncle names. It was a Top 40 name from 1880 to 1926, and has never been completely off the Social Security list.... Read More 

  • Frederick

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    Frederick, and friendlier nickname Fred, seemed almost to have disappeared, leaving just the memory of Freds past such as Astaire, Mr. Rogers and Flintsone, but today's parents are beginning to... Read More 

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