Baby Names Meaning Queen

If you have a little queen and want to honour her with a name that fits her royalty and elegance, then look no further than our list of baby names meaning queen! (There is also one boy name in there, so it’s not all for the girls!)

Brises

A variant of Briseis, the name of a Trojan widow taken by Achilles in Greek myth. The name means ‘mythical queen.’

Candace

Candace was the hereditary title of a succession of Ethiopian queens. It is now a first name but still carries the meaning of ‘queen’ or ‘mother.’ It could also have come from the Late Latin word ‘candita’, meaning ‘clarity.’

Gina

Gina came about as a pet form of the names Regina and Georgina. Regina is an Italian name that means ‘queen,’ while Georgina, like George, means ‘farmer.’

Juno

Juno is a name of Latin origin. In Roman mythology it was the name of the queen of the gods; the equivalent of the Greek goddess Hera. It means ‘queen of heaven.’

Malka

Malka derives from the Hebrew word meaning ‘queen.’

queenie

The name Queenie derives from the English word queen and comes from the Old English ‘cwen’, meaning ‘woman.’ Queenie was also used as a pet name for Queen Victoria.

Rania

Rania is a variant of the Sanskrit name Rani, meaning ‘singing queen.’ It has increased in popularity by association with Queen Rania of Jordan.

Reginald

Reginald could derive from the German name Reginwald, or from the Latin word ‘regina’, meaning ‘queen’. It was very popular in the early 20th century but has recently fallen from favour.

Rhiannon

The name derives from the Welsh ‘rigantona’, meaning ‘great queen.’ In the Mabinogion, a collection of stories from Welsh mythology, Rhiannon was the horse goddess.

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