We’re still awaiting the next royal baby, and wondering whether it will be a boy or a girl. My guess is for a girl, and I shared my suggestions for royal baby names for girls earlier this week. Now it’s the boys turn and I am bringing you baby name ideas for boys, inspired by the British royal family – past and present.

If you’re looking for a solid traditional English name for your new baby, then you might find what you’re looking for with some of these royal timeless classics.

Royal baby names for boys. A list of baby name ideas inspired by the British royal family, past and present

Albert – The husband of Queen Victoria

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Albie

Alexander – A king of Scotland, also middle name of Prince George.

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Alex, Xander, Zander

Alfred – An old king: King Alfred the Great

Other variations, nick names and similar names:  Alfie, Fred

Andrew – The Duke of York

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Andy, Drew, Andre

Arthur – Prince Arthur of Connaught

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Art, Artie

Charles – Prince of Wales, and there have been many King Charles throughout history

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Charlie

Edward – Youngest son of the Queen

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Eddie, Teddy, Edmund, Edmond, Edgar

Frederick – An old royal name

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Fred, Freddy, Freddie

George – Popular recently after being chosen for the name of the baby Prince George

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Georgie

Harry – Nickname of Henry, a Prince of Wales

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Harrison

royal baby names for boys

Henry – The name of 8 British kings, and the full name of “Prince Harry”

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Henri

James – There were kings of Scotland and England called James

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Jamie, Jim, Jimmy

John – An old King of England

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Johnny, Jonnie, Jonathan

Leopold – Duke of Albany

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Leo

Louis – There were many French King Louis. It’s also a middle name of Prince George

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Louie, Lewis

Michael – Prince Michael of Kent

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Micah, Mikey, Mike, Mick, Mickey

Philip – Duke of Edinburgh

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Pip, Phil

Richard – King Richard Lionheart

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Rich, Richie, Rick, Ricky

Spencer – Princess Diana was from the Spencer family

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Spence

Stephen – There was an old King Stephen of England

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Steven, Steve, Stevie

William – Prince of Wales

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Will, Bill, Billy, Liam

Victor – A princes name, and also the male form of Victoria.

Other variations, nick names and similar names: Vic, Vix

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