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Roman Names for Boys – Including Ancient Warrior & God Names (2021)

One of the essential things that you put on your checklist when getting ready for a baby is finding the perfect name for him. This article is for you if you’re into ancient Roman baby names. If you’re just wondering why you should go for a Roman first names for your baby, keep reading. A baby’s name inspired by Roman culture is more meaningful and rather uncommon. Most of these names were used in the Roman empire, warriors, gods and ancient Rome. They all have a timeless value. Roman names for boys usually come with an air of strength, power, and beauty that will perfectly suitable for your little boy.

If you select a Roman baby name, you can pronounce it in your native language, which will give it a modern twist. Roman Names for Boys are becoming hotter and fresher again as fashionable baby names. Boy names such as Felix, Atticus, and Cyrus are ranking higher on US popularity charts. There are a handful of unisex baby names in Roman culture since most Roman names have a masculine and feminine version. Go through this list of Roman boy names and pick the best name for your baby boy.

ancient names for boys

A

There are popular roman warrior names that starts with letter A. Augustus is well known gladiator name and it’s also in the US top 1000 names . 

Achaea – broadly

Achilles – thin-lipped

Achilleus – hin-lipped

Adolphus – noble

Adrian – man of Adria

Aegidius – protector

Aelianus – nature

Aelius – Sun

Aemilianus – imitating

Aemilius – Rival

Aeneas – praise

Aerthirn – From the royal Roman clan

Aetius – mother of the Hyades

Africanus – From Africa

Agrippa – born feet first

Ahenobarbus – bronze beard

Albanus – just

Albertus – Noble and famous

Augustinus – venerable

Augustu – Venerable

Augustus – majestic

Aulus – little grandfather

Aurav – roman god of dawn

Aurelia – golden

Aurelianus – Golden

Aureliu – golden

Aurelius – golden

Aurora – dawn

Austen – great and magnificent

Austin – great

Auston – venerable

Avalon – island of apples

Avilius – just

Avitus – ancestral

Albinus – white

Albus – foreign

Allectus – chosen

Aloysius – famous warrior

Amabilis – Lovable

Amadeus – lover of God

Ambrosius – divine

Amulius – unknown

Angel – messenger

Annalis – graced with God’s bounty

Anthony – priceless one

Antonia – beautiful

Antoninus – priceless

Antonio – priceless one

Antonius – priceless

Antwan – priceless

Appius – papa

Aquila – eagle

Aquilinus – Eagle

Aquillinus – Eagle

Aridius – dry

Ariel – lion of God

Aries – The Ram

Arrius – Leader

Arsenios – male

Arwen – muse

Atilius – grandfather

Atticus – belonging to Attica

August – esteemed

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Balbinus – stammering

Balbus – stammerer

Barba – beard

Barbro – Unknown 

Barnabas – son of consolation

Beatus – blessed

Bestia – beast

Blandinus – pleasant

Blandus – charming

Blasius – stammering

Brutus – dull

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C

There are many strong roman names that starts with letter C. Cassius is one of very popular name among them. 

Cadmus – from the east

Caecilius – Blind

Caelestinus – Heavenly

Caelinus – heaven

Caelius – paradise

Caesar – long-haired

Caeso – blue-grey

Caesonius – Unknown

Caiu –  A form of Caius

Caius – rejoice

Cajus – rejoicing

Caliban – black

Calix – chalice

Callistus – most beautiful

Callixtus – most beautiful

Calpurnius – chalice

Calvus – bald

Camillus – Priest’s assistant

Carinu – beloved

Carlo – man

Carus – just

Cassian – hollow

Cassianus – hollow

Cassius – hollow

Cato – all-knowing

Cecil – blind

Celsus – high

Cessy – The one who is blind

Cezar – Hairy

Charles – freeman

Christian – follower of Christ

Cicero – chickpea

Cilistinu – Unknown

Cinna – The Tragedy of Julius Caesar

Ciprian – From Cypress

Clarus – bright

Claudiu – Disabled

Claudius – crippled

Cletus – illustrious

Clodius – Lame

Cloelius – to tell of

Cloru – pale green

Cnaeus – unknown

Codrut – forest

Columba – dove

Conan – hound

Constans – steadfast

Constantin – constant

Constantine – constant

Constantius – constant

Consus – to plant

Cornelius – horn

Corvin – Raven-haired

Corvinus – Little raven

Cosmin – Order

Costa – constant

Crescentius – growing

Crispin – curly-haired

Crispinus – curly-haired

Crispus – curly-haired

Cronus – time

Cupid – passionate desire

Curio – Twelfth Night

Curtenus – Short

Custanzu – Unknown

Cyprian – man of Cyprus

Cyprianus – of Cyprus

Cyrus – Sun

D

ancient boy names

Dacianus – of the nobility

Damian – subdue

Dareios – he possesses

Dario – kingly

Darius – Rich and kingly

Darrius – maintains possessions well

Decebal – powerful

Decimus – tenth

Denarius – Roman Empire

Dennis – follower of Dionysius

Desiderius – ardent desire

Diadumenian – unknown

Diocletianus – unknown

Dives – Wealthy man

Dominic – Belonging to God

Dominicus – of the lord or master

Dominik – lord

Domitian – Tamed

Domitianus – Tamed

Domitius – having been tamed

Drusus – strong

Duilius – conflict

Dumizzianu – Unknown

E

If you are looking for ancient names for boys that starts with E, then these are the best collection with their meanings.

Ectorius – Defender

Egnatius – radiance

Emileigh – industrious person

Emilian – eager

Enam – gift from God

Enej – praiseworthy

Enniaun – unknown

Ennius –  favored by God

Erasmus – beloved

Evander – good man

F

Fabian – bean grower

Fabianus – bean grower

Fabien – bean grower

Fabio – bean grower

Fabius – bean grower

Fabricius – skillful

Fabrizio – Craftsman

Faunus – animal

Faustinus – friendly

Faustus – fortunate

Febian – of Roman

Felicity – happiness

Felix – successful

Festus – festive

Fidelis – fidelity

Flavianus – golden

Flavio – yellow hair

Flaviu – golden

Flavius – yellow hair

Florentinus – virginity

Florian – flowering

Florianus – flowering

Florin – flourishing

Florinus – Flower

Florus – flower

Fulvius – fawn

Ancient Male Names Starts with G

Gabinus – coming from Gabii

Gaia – earth mother

Gaius – to rejoice

Galba – fat

Galeo – from Galilee

Gallus – rooster

Germaine – from Germany

Germanus – brother

Gervias – spear

Giovanni – YHWH is Gracious

Giovi –  God is gracious

Gistin – sacred

Gistinus – Unknown

Giuliu – Youthful

Giuvianu – YHWH is Gracious

Glaucia – Steel Blue Color

Gnaeus – any congenital growth

Gordian – Unknown

Gordianus – from Gordium

Gratian – Grace

Gratianus – grace

Grazzianu – polite

H

Hadrian – dark-haired

Hadrianus – from Hadria

Hadrion – dark-haired

Halius – Unknown

Hazel – The hazelnut tree

Herminius – A hero who saved Rome

Hilarius – cheerful

Honoratus – distinguished

Honorius – honored one

Horace – timekeeper

Horatius – timekeeper

Hortensius – farmer of gardens

Hortentius – Garden

I

Ianuarius – month of Janus

Ignatius – fiery one

Indibil – cheerful

Iovianus – Unknown

Iovita – dedicated to Jupiter

Isia – salvation of God

Italus – of italy

Iulianus – bearded

Iulius – youthful

Iustinus – fair

Iuvenalis – youthful

Ivy – vine

J

There is a popular roman god name starts with J and that is Jupiter. You may also find similar ancient rome names with strong meanings from here.

Jade – precious green stone

Januaris – January

Januarius – January

Janus – gateway

Johan – God is gracious

John – graced by God

Jordan – to go down

Jovian – Jupiter

Jude – praised

Julian – youthful

Julius – devoted to Jove

Jullius – devoted to Jove

Juniper – young

Junius – born in June

Juno – queen of heaven

Jupiter – the supreme god

Juspaul – Protector of Glory

Justus – upright

Old Roman Names Starts with K

famous roman names

Kai – sea

Kosta – constancy

Kostadin – stand still

L

Laelius – sun

Laurentinus – From Laurentum

Laurentius – Laurelled

Laurus – laurel

Leo – lion

Leonardo – strong as a lion

Leos – lion

Liber – free

Lincoln – pool colony

Linus – flax

Liuni – lion-like

Livianus – to envy

Livius – to envy

Logan – Little hollow

Longinus – long

Loukios – brightness

Luca – bringer of light

Lucan – from Lucania

Lucanus – from the Lucania

Lucianus – light

Lucilius – Light

Lucius – light

Lucretius – Wealth

Lysandros – liberator

M

Magnus – Great

Manilus – morning

Manius – born in the morning

Marc – horse

Marcel – Belonging to Mars

Marcellinus – Little Marcus

Marcello – little warrior

Marcellus – young warrior

Marcianus – Hammer

Marcius – of Mars the god of war

Marcu – dedicated to Mars

Marcus – dedicated to Mars

Marianus – sea

Marik – warlike

Marinus – marine

Marius – Roman Empire

Mark – warlike

Markus – dedicated to Mars

Mars – God Of War

Martial – warlike

Martialis – of Mars the god of war

Martin – of war/warlike

Martinus – of Mars

Maurice – dark-skinned

Mauricio – Moorish

Mauritius – dark-skinned

Maurus – Moorish

Maxentius – illustrious

Maximilian – greatest

Maximilianus – greatest

Maximinus – illustrious

Maximo – greatest

Maximus – largest

Max – greatest

Mele – Song

Mercury – Roman messenger god

Merula – blackbird

Michael – who is like God?

Mircea – Romanian

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N

Here we added popular roman names and meanings starting with letter N. 

Naevius – any congenital growth

Natta – Unknown

Neptune – Unknown

Nero – stern

Nerva – strength

Nettunu – to swim

Nicabar – stealthy

Nicholas – victory of the people

Nolan – champion

Nonus – ninth

Numitor – unknown

O

Octavian – eighth

Octavianus – eighth

Octavio – eighth

Octavius – eight

Olivian – eight

Omerus – Unknown

Orazziu – Unknown

Osuold – power

Otho – wealth

Ottaviani – Unknown

Ovid – Sheep Herder

Ovidius – owner of sheep

Owen – young warrior

Ozana – just

Roman Men Names Starts with P

Patrin – master

Paulinus – small

Paulunus – small

Paulus – humble

Pavle – small

Pertinax – stubborn

Petran – Rock

Petronius – Gift of God

Philo – love

Pirtinaci – Unknown

Piu – Beloved

Pius – dutiful

Plaine – Low Lying meadows

Plinius – full

Pluto – rich

Pollux – crown

Pompeius – display

Pompilius – fifth born

Pomponius – fifth born

Pontius – bridge

Porcius – pig

Priscus – ancient

Publius – A hero who saved Rome

Roman Names for Boys starting with Q

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Quintilianu – Unknown

Quintilianus – fifth

Quintillu – Unknown

Quintinus – fifth-born son

Quintius – fifth

Quintu – fifth

Quintus – fifth

Quirinus – fifth

R

Ralla – friend

Ramon – Supreme Judge

Rayan – Wise

Rayman – Guards wisely

Raymond – wise-protector

Regulus – prince

Remigius – remedy

Remus – oar

Renatus – born again

Roan – little red-head

Robin – Fame-bright

Rogan – red-headed

Rohan – ascending

Roma – one with shiny hair

Romain – citizen of Rome

Romanes – Ramone

Romano – itizen of Rome

Romanus – citizen of Rome

Romeo – Roman

Romro – a pilgrim to Rome

Romulius – man of Rome

Romulus – man of Rome

Romy – dew of the sea

Ronan – little sea

Ronmanos – Rome

Roshawn – shining light

Roven – Unknown

Rowan – little red-haired one

Rufinus – red-haired

Rufus – red-haired

S

Sabinus – Sabine

Saccus – Young

Salvius – safe

Saturn – sowing

Saturninus – dedicated to Saturn

Scaevola – left-handed

Sebastian – venerable

Secundinus – Second

Secundus – second

Seneca – people of the standing rock

Seppo – unknown

Septimius – the seventh son

Septimus – seventh

Sergius – Servant or Protector

Servius – to preserve

Severena – serious

Severianus – serious

Severinus – severe

Severu – stern

Severus – stern

Silas – woods

Silvanus – woods

Silvius – forest

Sirius – glowing

Solidus – solid

Spurius – A hero who saved Rome

Stolo – river

Summanus – God of nocturnal thunder

Common Roman Names Starts with T

Tactius – silent

Tarquin – Strong soldier

Tarquinius – from Tarquinia

Tatianus – honorable

Tatius – honorable

Terentius – Uncertain

Tertius – third

Thaddeus – courageous heart

Theophilus – Love of God

Tiberius – of the Tiber

Tiburcio – of Tibur

Tiburtius – from the town Tibur

Tiitus – title of honour

Titanius – of the Titans

Titanus – Of the Titans

Titus – title of honour

Tonino – highly praiseworthy

Tonis – flower

Tony – priceless one

Traianus – Unknown

Trajan – enduring

Trio – kindness

Trojan – triplet

Tulio – the one who leads

Tullius – unknown

Tullus – fountain jet

U

Urman – forest

Ursinus – little she bear

V

Valens – strong

Valentinianus – Valentinianus

Valentinus – healthy

Valerian – strong

Valerianus – strength

Valerius – strong

Varinius – versatile

Varius – different

Vespasian – west

Vespasianu – wasp

Vespasianus – evening

Vibianus – he has life

Vibius – unknown

Vincent – conquering

Vinicius – wine / vine

Vitellius – Apple Giver of the Ocean

Vitus – life

Vulcan – to flash

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Z

Zeno – gift of Zeus

Zephyrus – west wind

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