Arthur - boys name

Arthur name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 100%

Arthur name meaning:

Origin: Celtic


Origin: Cornish

From Celtic artos "bear", or possibly from the medieval Latin name Artorius. King Arthur, according to tradition, was born at Tintagel Castle on the coast of Cornwall.


Dickens names, Victorian names

Related names

Arthur , Arte , Artek, Arthuretta, Arthurina, Arthurine, Artie , Arto , Arty , Atur

Other boys names beginning with A


Overall UK ranking: 4 out of 4789

3766 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Arthur

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