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This is a list of names in which the meaning contains the keywords king or queen or ruler or reign or prince.
There are 142 names matching your criteria.

ABD AL-MALIK   m   Arabic
Means "servant of the king" from Arabic عبد ال ('abd al) "servant of the" combined with ملك (malik) "king"... [more]
ABIMELECH   m   Biblical
Means "my father is king" in Hebrew. This is the name of several characters in the Old Testament including a king of Gerar who takes Abraham's wife Sarah, but is forced by God to give her back.
AL-AMIR   m   Arabic (Rare)
Means "the commander, the prince" in Arabic. This was the name of a 10th-century Fatimid imam.
ALARIC   m   Ancient Germanic
From the Gothic name Alareiks which meant "ruler of all", derived from the Germanic element ala "all" combined with ric "ruler, power"... [more]
ALDRIC   m   French, Ancient Germanic
From a Germanic name, derived from the elements ald "old" and ric "ruler, power"... [more]
ALIKHAN   m   Kazakh
Combination of ALI (1) and the Turkic title khan which means "ruler, leader".
AMIR (1)   m   Arabic, Persian, Pakistani, Urdu, Malay, Indonesian
Means "commander, prince" in Arabic. This was originally a title, which has come into English as the Arabic loanword emir.
ANSALDO   m   Italian
Italian form of a Germanic name composed of the elements ans "god" and wald "power, leader, ruler".
ARMEL   m   French
From the old Welsh name Arthfael, which was composed of the elements arth "bear" and mael "prince". This was the name of a 6th-century Welsh saint who founded abbeys in Brittany.
ARTAXERXES   m   Ancient Persian (Hellenized), History, Biblical
Greek form of the Persian name Artakhshathra meaning "righteous ruler". This was the name of several Achaemenid Persian rulers. It was also borne by the founder of the Sassanid Empire, usually known by the Middle Persian form Ardashir.
ARTHUR   m   English, French, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
The meaning of this name is unknown. It could be derived from the Celtic elements artos "bear" combined with viros "man" or rigos "king"... [more]
ATHANARIC   m   Ancient Germanic
From the Gothic name Athanareiks, derived from the Germanic element athana meaning "year" combined with ric meaning "power, ruler"... [more]
BALDER   m   Norse Mythology
Means "prince" from Old Norse. In Norse mythology Balder was the son of Odin and Frigg... [more]
BASIL (1)   m   English
From the Greek name Βασιλειος (Basileios) which was derived from βασιλευς (basileus) meaning "king"... [more]
BELSHAZZAR   m   Ancient Near Eastern, Biblical
From בֵּלְשַׁאצַּר (Belshatzzar), the Hebrew form of the Akkadian name Bel-sarra-usur meaning "BA'AL protect the king"... [more]
BERTHOLD   m   German (Archaic)
Means "bright ruler" from the Germanic element beraht "bright" combined with wald "rule".
BRENDAN   m   Irish, English
From Brendanus, the Latinized form of the Irish name Bréanainn which was derived from a Welsh word meaning "prince". Saint Brendan was a 6th-century Irish abbot who, according to legend, crossed the Atlantic and reached North America with 17 other monks.
BRENNUS   m   Ancient Celtic (Latinized)
Latinized form of a Celtic name (or title) that possibly meant either "king, prince" or "raven". Brennus was a Gallic leader of the 4th century BC who attacked and sacked Rome.
BRIJESHA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "ruler of Brij" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Krishna, Brij being a region associated with him.
CADEYRN   m   Ancient Celtic
Means "battle king" from Welsh cad "battle" and teyrn "king, monarch". Cadeyrn (also known as Catigern) was a 5th-century king of Powys in Wales, the son of Vortigern.
CADFAEL   m   Welsh
Means "battle prince" from Welsh cad "battle" and mael "prince".
CANDACE   f   English, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the hereditary title of the queens of Ethiopia, as mentioned in Acts in the New Testament. It is apparently derived from Cushitic kdke meaning "queen mother"... [more]
CHIBUEZE   m & f   Western African, Igbo
Means "God is the king" in Igbo.
CONRÍ   m   Irish
Means "wolf king" in Irish Gaelic.
DEVARAJA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "king of gods" from Sanskrit देव (deva) "god" and राज (raja) "king"... [more]
DONALD   m   Scottish, English
From the Gaelic name Domhnall which means "ruler of the world", composed of the old Celtic elements dumno "world" and val "rule". This was the name of two 9th-century kings of the Scots and Picts... [more]
ECE   f   Turkish
Means "queen" in Turkish.
EMİRHAN   m   Turkish
Derived from Turkish emir "amir, prince" and han "khan, ruler, leader".
EMYR   m   Welsh
Means "king" in Welsh.
ERIC   m   English, Swedish, German, Spanish
From the Old Norse name Eiríkr, derived from the elements ei "ever, always" and ríkr "ruler"... [more]
FITZROY   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname meaning "son of the king" in Old French, originally given to illegitimate sons of monarchs.
FLAITHRÍ   m   Irish
Means "king of princes" from Gaelic flaith "prince" and "king".
FREDERICK   m   English
English form of a Germanic name meaning "peaceful ruler", derived from frid "peace" and ric "ruler, power"... [more]
FRIEDHOLD   m   German
Means "peaceful ruler", derived from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and wald "rule".
GANESHA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "lord of hordes" from Sanskrit गण (gana) "horde" and ईश (isha) "lord, ruler"... [more]
GENGHIS   m   History
From the title Genghis (or Chinggis) Khan, meaning "universal ruler", which was adopted by the Mongolian leader Temujin in the late 12th century... [more]
GORMLAITH   f   Irish, Scottish
Derived from Irish gorm "blue" or "illustrious" and flaith "princess, lady". This was the name of a wife of the 11th-century Irish ruler Brian Boru.
GRUFFUDD   m   Welsh
Welsh name, the second element deriving from Welsh udd "lord, prince" but the first element being of uncertain meaning. This was a common name among medieval Welsh royalty... [more]
GWRTHEYRN   m   Ancient Celtic
Means "supreme king" from Welsh gor "over" and teyrn "king, monarch". It is possible that this is not a name, but a title. Gwrtheyrn (also known as Vortigern) was a 5th-century king of the Britons... [more]
HAKAN   m   Turkish
Means "emperor, ruler" in Turkish.
HAROLD   m   English
From the Old English name Hereweald, derived from the elements here "army" and weald "power, leader, ruler"... [more]
HENRY   m   English
From the Germanic name Heimirich which meant "home ruler", composed of the elements heim "home" and ric "power, ruler"... [more]
IDRIS (2)   m   Welsh
Means "ardent lord" from Welsh udd "lord, prince" combined with ris "ardent, enthusiastic, impulsive".
IDWAL   m   Welsh
Means "lord of the wall", derived from Welsh udd "lord, prince" combined with gwal "wall, rampart".
INDRANI   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "queen of INDRA" in Sanskrit. This is a Hindu goddess of jealousy and beauty, a wife of Indra.
ITHEL   m   Welsh
Means "generous lord" from the Welsh elements udd "lord, prince" and hael "generous".
JAGDISH   m   Indian
Means "ruler of the world" from Sanskrit जगत (jagat) "world" and ईश (isha) "ruler".
JEZEBEL   f   Biblical
From the Hebrew אִיזֶבֶל ('Izevel) which probably means "where is the prince?", a ritual question spoken in ceremonies honouring Baal... [more]
JUDICAËL   m   French, Breton
French form of the Old Breton name Iudicael, derived from the elements iud "lord, prince" and cael "generous". This was the name of a 7th-century Breton king, also regarded as a saint.
JUN   m & f   Chinese, Korean
From Chinese (jūn) meaning "king, ruler", (jùn) meaning "talented, handsome" (which is usually only masculine) or (jūn) meaning "army" (also usually only masculine)... [more]
KAĞAN   m   Turkish
From a Turkish title meaning "king, ruler", ultimately of Mongolian origin. The title is usually translated into English as Khan.
KATAYUN   f   Persian
Possibly from the Persian elements kata "house, city" (but also "king, lord") and bânu "wife".
KAUR   f   Indian (Sikh)
Means "princess" in Punjabi. This name is used as a surname or a middle name by most female Sikhs.
KGOSI   m   Southern African, Tswana
Means "king, chief" in Tswana.
KHAN   m   Pakistani, Urdu, Pashto
From a title meaning "king, ruler". Its origin is Mongolian, though the word has been transmitted into many other languages.
KHANPASHA   m   Chechen
Derived from the Turkic title Khan which means "ruler, leader" combined with the high Ottoman military rank pasha.
KIAN (1)   m   Persian
Means "king, foundation, symbol of pride" in Persian.
KING   m   English
From a nickname which derives from the English word king, ultimately from Old English cyning.
LEAH   f   English, Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
From the Hebrew name לֵאָה (Le'ah) which was probably derived from the Hebrew word לְאָה (le'ah) meaning "weary"... [more]
LEROY   m   English
From the French nickname le roi meaning "the king". It has been common as an English given name since the 19th century.
MAËL   m   French, Breton
French form of Breton Mael, which was derived from a Celtic word meaning "chief" or "prince". Saint Mael was a 5th-century Breton hermit who lived in Wales.
MAHESHA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "great lord" from Sanskrit महा (maha) "great" and ईश (isha) "lord, ruler"... [more]
MALIK (1)   m   Arabic
Means "king" in Arabic. It can also be a variant transcription of MAALIK. In Islamic tradition الملك (al-Malik) is one of the 99 names of Allah.
MALIKA   f   Arabic
Means "queen" in Arabic, the feminine form of MALIK (1).
MALKA   f   Hebrew
Means "queen" in Hebrew.
MELCHIOR   m   Dutch, Judeo-Christian Legend
Derived from Semitic roots meaning "king city". This was a name traditionally assigned to one of the wise men (also known as the Magi, or three kings) who were said to have visited the newborn Jesus.
MELECH   m   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "king" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a son of Micah (not the prophet).
MELQART   m   Near Eastern Mythology
From Phoenician mlk "king" and qrt "city". This was the name of a Phoenician god worshipped especially in the city of Tyre.
MILKA (2)   f   Biblical
Means "queen" in Hebrew. This name appears in the Old Testament belonging to both the wife of Nahor and the daughter of Zelophehad.
MIRZA   m   Persian, Arabic, Bosnian
Means "prince" from Persian میرزا (mirza), earlier امیرزاده (amirzadeh), which is ultimately from Arabic أمير (amir) "commander" combined with Persian زاده (zadeh) "offspring".
MORRIGAN   f   Irish Mythology
Derived from Irish Mór Ríoghain meaning "great queen". In Irish myth she was a goddess of war and death who often took the form of a crow.
MUKESHA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "ruler of Muka" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Shiva, given to him because he killed Muka, a demon in the form of a wild boar.
NAZZARENO   m   Italian
Italian form of the Late Latin Nazarenus, which meant "from Nazareth, Nazarene". Nazareth was the town in Galilee where Jesus lived... [more]
NKOSANA   m   Southern African, Xhosa
Means "prince" in Xhosa.
NKOSAZANA   f   Southern African, Xhosa
Means "princess" in Xhosa.
ÓRFHLAITH   f   Irish
Means "golden princess" from Irish ór "gold" combined with flaith "princess". This was the name of a sister of the Irish king Brian Boru.
OSWALD   m   English, German, Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements os "god" and weald "power, ruler"... [more]
PRINCE   m   English
From the English word prince, a royal title, which comes ultimately from Latin princeps. This name was borne by the American musician Prince Rogers Nelson (1958-2016), who is known simply as Prince.
PRINCESS   f   English (Modern)
Feminine equivalent of PRINCE.
PUTERA   m   Malay
Means "son, prince" in Malay, ultimately from Sanskrit पुत्र (putra).
PUTERI   f   Malay
Means "daughter, princess" in Malay, ultimately from Sanskrit पुत्री (putri).
QUEEN   f   English
From an old nickname which was derived from the English word, ultimately from Old English cwen meaning "woman, wife".
QUINTON   m   English
Variant of QUENTIN, also coinciding with an English surname meaning "queen's town" in Old English.
RAGNVALDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name composed of the elements regin "advice, counsel" and valdr "power, ruler" (making it a cognate of REYNOLD).
RAINE   f & m   English (Rare)
Possibly based on the French word reine meaning "queen". A famous bearer is the British socialite Raine Spencer (1929-), the stepmother of Princess Diana... [more]
RAJ   m   Indian
Means "king" or "prince" in Sanskrit.
RAJENDRA   m   Indian
Means "lord of kings", derived from Sanskrit राज (raja) "king" combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA, used here to mean "lord".
RAJESH   m   Indian
Means "ruler of kings" from Sanskrit ऋज (riaja) "king" and ईश (isha) "lord, ruler".
RAJKUMARI   f   Indian
Means "princess" in Sanskrit.
RAJNI   f   Indian
Means "queen" in Sanskrit.
RAJNISH   m   Indian
Means "lord of the night" from Sanskrit रजनि (rajani) "night" and ईश (isha) "lord, ruler".
RAKESH   m   Indian
Means "lord of the full-moon day" from Sanskrit राका (raka) "full-moon day" and ईश (isha) "lord, ruler".
RAMESHA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "ruler of Rama", derived from Sanskrit रमा (Rama), a name of Lakshmi (wife of the god Vishnu), combined with ईश (isha) "ruler"... [more]
RANI (1)   f   Indian
Means "queen" in Sanskrit.
RATU   f   Indonesian
Means "queen" in Indonesian and Javanese.
REGINA   f   English, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Lithuanian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Late Roman
Means "queen" in Latin (or Italian). It was in use as a Christian name from early times, and was borne by a 2nd-century saint. In England it was used during the Middle Ages in honour of the Virgin Mary, and it was later revived in the 19th century... [more]
RÉGIS   m   French
From a surname meaning "ruler" in Occitan. This name is often given in honour of Saint Jean-François Régis, a 17th-century French Jesuit priest.
REGULUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen meaning "prince, little king", a diminutive of Latin rex "king". This was the cognomen of several 3rd-century BC consuls from the gens Atilia... [more]
REINA (1)   f   Spanish
Means "queen" in Spanish.
REINE   f   French
Means "queen" in French.
REX   m   English
From Latin rex "king". It has been used as a given name since the 19th century.
RHIANNON   f   Welsh, English, Welsh Mythology
Probably derived from the old Celtic name Rigantona meaning "great queen". It is speculated that this was the name of an otherwise unattested Celtic goddess of fertility and the moon... [more]
RHODRI   m   Welsh
Derived from the Welsh elements rhod "wheel" and rhi "king". This name was borne by a 9th-century Welsh king.
RÍOGHNACH   f   Irish Mythology
Derived from Irish ríoghan meaning "queen". In Irish legend this was a wife of the Irish king Niall.
RÍOGHNÁN   m   Irish
From Irish "king" combined with a diminutive suffix.
ROALD   m   Norwegian
Modern form of the Old Norse name Hróðvaldr or Hróaldr, composed of the elements hróðr "fame" and valdr "ruler"... [more]
RÓRDÁN   m   Irish
From the older Irish name Ríoghbhardán, which meant "little poet king" from Irish Gaelic ríogh "king" combined with bard "poet" and a diminutive suffix.
ROY   m   Scottish, English, Dutch
Anglicized form of RUADH. A notable bearer was the Scottish outlaw and folk hero Rob Roy (1671-1734). It is often associated with French roi "king".
ROYAL   m   English
From the English word royal, derived (via Old French) from Latin regalis, a derivative of rex "king". It was first used as a given name in the 19th century.
RUAIDHRÍ   m   Irish
Means "red king" from Irish ruadh "red" combined with "king". This was the name of the last high king of Ireland, reigning in the 12th century.
RYAN   m   Irish, English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Riain meaning "descendant of Rían". The given name Rían probably means "little king" (from Irish "king" combined with a diminutive suffix).
SARAH   f   English, French, German, Hebrew, Arabic, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "lady, princess, noblewoman" in Hebrew. This is the name of the wife of Abraham in the Old Testament. She became the mother of Isaac at the age of 90... [more]
SARAI   f   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "my princess" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, this was Sarah's name before God changed it (see Genesis 17:15).
SARGON   m   History
From the Akkadian name Sharru-kinu meaning "true king". This was the name (or title) of the first emperor of Akkad (23rd century BC). It was also borne by the 7th-century BC Assyrian king Sargon II, who named himself after the first Sargon.
SATISH   m   Indian
Means "lord of Sati" from the name of the Hindu goddess SATI combined with ईश (isha) "ruler".
SERAIAH   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "YAHWEH is ruler" in Hebrew. This is the name of several minor characters in the Old Testament, including the father of Ezra.
SHAHJAHAN   m   Pakistani, Urdu
Means "king of the world" from the Persian elements شاه (shah) "king" and جهان (jahan) "world"... [more]
SHAHNAZ   f & m   Persian, Arabic, Pakistani, Urdu
Means "pride of the king" from the Persian elements شاه (shah) "king" and ناز (naz) "pride".
SHAHZAD   m   Persian, Arabic, Pakistani, Urdu
Means "prince, son of the king" in Persian.
SHAPUR   m   Persian
Means "son of the king" in Persian. This was the name of three Sassanid emperors.
SULTAN   m   Arabic
Means "ruler, king, sultan" in Arabic.
SURESHA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "ruler of the gods" from Sanskrit सुर (sura) "god" and ईश (isha) "ruler, lord"... [more]
TAGUHI   f   Armenian
Means "queen" in Armenian.
TAKEHIKO   m   Japanese
From Japanese (take) meaning "military, martial" or (take) meaning "bamboo" combined with (hiko) meaning "boy, prince"... [more]
TALULLA   f   Irish
From the Gaelic name Tuilelaith, which was derived from Irish tuile "abundance" and flaith "princess".
TEUTA   f   Albanian
Possibly derived from an Illyrian word or title meaning "queen". This was the name of a 3rd-century BC Illyrian queen.
THEMA   f   Western African, Akan
Means "queen" in Akan.
THEODORIC   m   History
From a Germanic name meaning "ruler of the people", derived from the elements theud "people" and ric "power, ruler"... [more]
TORVALD   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Þórvaldr, which meant "Thor's ruler" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with valdr "ruler".
TUATHAL   m   Irish (Rare)
Means "ruler of the people" in Irish Gaelic.
TUDOR (1)   m   Welsh
Welsh form of the old Celtic name Teutorigos, meaning "ruler of the people" (cognate with THEODORIC). As a surname it was borne by five monarchs of England beginning with Henry VII in the 15th century.
VERCINGETORIX   m   Ancient Celtic
Means "king over warriors" from Gaulish ver "on, over" combined with cingeto "marching men, warriors" and rix "king". This name was borne by a chieftain of the Gaulish tribe the Arverni... [more]
WALBURGA   f   German
Means "ruler of the fortress" from the Germanic elements wald "power, leader, ruler" and burg "fortress"... [more]
WALTER   m   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Italian, Ancient Germanic
From a Germanic name meaning "ruler of the army", composed of the elements wald "rule" and hari "army"... [more]
WALTRAUD   f   German
From the Germanic element wald "power, ruler" or walha "foreign" combined with thrud "strength".
XERXES   m   History
Greek form of the Persian name Khshayarsha which meant "ruler over heroes". This was a 5th-century BC king of Persia, the son of Darius the Great. He attempted an invasion of Greece, which ended unsuccessfully at the battle of Salamis.
XOCHIPILLI   m   Aztec and Toltec Mythology
Means "flower prince" in Nahuatl. He was the Aztec god of love, flowers, song and games, the twin brother of Xochiquetzal.
YAMA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "reign, curb" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the Hindu god of death. He is also regarded as the first mortal being, or in other words, the first person to die.
YIJUN   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "joy, harmony" combined with (jūn) meaning "king, ruler"... [more]
ZEBULUN   m   Biblical
Possibly derived from Ugartic zbl meaning "prince". Zebulun is the tenth son of Jacob in the Old Testament and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of Israel... [more]
ZELIMKHAN   m   Chechen
Meaning unknown. The second element is derived from the Turkic title khan which means "ruler, leader".
ZOLTÁN   m   Hungarian
Possibly related to the Turkish title sultan meaning "king, sultan". This was the name of a 10th-century ruler of Hungary, also known as Zsolt.
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