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.
CategoriesDickens names, Victorian names
Related namesArthur , Arte, Artek, Arthuretta, Arthurina, Arthurine, Artie , Arto, Arty , Atur
Overall UK ranking: 37 out of 4747
1966 recorded births last year
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Historical popularity of Arthur
The graph below shows the popularity of the boys's name Arthur from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Arthur in 2019