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79 Roman Names for Boys

  1. OlivianHeart
    • Origin:

      Romanian variation of Oliver
    • Description:

      As both Oliver and Olivia grow in popularity throughout the English-speaking world, parents may seek variations that are the same-but-different and Olivian is one such choice. Attractive and easy to understand, yet some confuse it with Olivia.
  2. PiusHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "Pius"
    • Description:

      Pius is the very definition of a religious name, used appropriately enough for several popes. Only a handful of baby boys receive this name every year. Despite the rise of similar ancient Roman names such as Justus and Magnus, we don't see Pius enjoying the same kind of turn in the sun.
  3. TraianHeart
    • Origin:

      Romanian variation of Ancient Roman Traianus, meaning unknown
    • Description:

      Traian derives from Traianus, a Roman emperor and military genius who conquered ancient Dacia, which corresponds to modern-day Romania and Moldova. Popular a generation ago, Traian is best known throughout the wider world via the presidency of Traian Basescu.
  4. SextusHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "sixth born"
    • Description:

      Just think about those inescapable "sexy" nicknames. The related Sixtus is not a huge improvement.
  5. AchilleusHeart
    • PontiusHeart
      • Origin:

        Roman
      • Meaning:

        "fifth"
      • Description:

        This Roman name is featured in the New Testament as that of the governor of Judea.
    • PatrinHeart
      • Origin:

        Romani
      • Meaning:

        "leaf trail"
      • Description:

        Patrin is a truly unusual yet easily comprehended choice.
    • NicabarHeart
      • Origin:

        Romani
      • Meaning:

        "stealthy"
      • Description:

        Rhythmic and intriguingly unusual.
    • SergiusHeart
      • Origin:

        Latin, a Roman clan name
      • Description:

        Rarely heard in modern times, it was used by Norman Mailer for the hero of his book The Deer Park.
    • CosminHeart
      • Origin:

        Romanian
      • Meaning:

        "order, beauty, universe"
      • Description:

        Romanian form of Cosmas
    • LiviusHeart
      • Origin:

        Roman
      • Description:

        Ancient Roman surname from which European favorite Livia derives. The Roman historian Titus Livius is better known in English as Livy.
    • MirceaHeart
      • Origin:

        Romanian
      • Meaning:

        "peace"
      • Description:

        This widely-used Romanian choice was the name of a medieval ruler who brought stability to the region of Wallachia.
    • FaustusHeart
      • DecebalHeart
        • Origin:

          Romanian
        • Meaning:

          "powerful, brave"
        • Description:

          Decebal was the name of an ancient ruler of Dacia who resisted but was eventually conquered by the Roman military leader Traianus. Both Decebal and Traian are names used in modern Romania.
      • QuirinusHeart
        • Origin:

          Roman mythology name
        • Description:

          Quirinus is the Roman god of thunder and lightning, believed by some to be the Sabine god of war. While this is an intriguing and distinctive classic name, it also might provoke some middle school teasing.
      • AlbertusHeart
        • AridiusHeart
          • Origin:

            Roman
          • Meaning:

            "dry"
        • UrsinusHeart
          • BeatusHeart
            • Origin:

              Roman, masculine variation of Beata
            • Description:

              Masculine form of Beata.