What is the meaning of the name Arthur?

The name Arthur is primarily a male name of Welsh origin that means Bear.

The most common nicknames for the name Arthur are Art and Artie. Arthur is the name of a children's cartoon aardvark. King Arthur is a famous character from several books including Sword in the Stone.  Arthur Miller was a playwright and one of the husbands of Marilyn Monroe.

People who like the name Arthur also like:

Henry, Felix, Theodore, William, Alexander, Benjamin, Oliver, Violet, Matilda, Amelia, Charlotte, Eleanor, Alice, Clara

Names like Arthur:

Artair, Ardara, Arturo

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Arthur Osborne - son of John Osborne and Lucie Silvas , born 2023
Arthur McKenzie - son of Morena Baccarin and Ben McKenzie , born 2021
Arthur Ever Winter Jopling - son of Ellie Goulding and Caspar Jopling , born 2021
Soren Arthur Gonzalez - son of Jaci Velasquez and Nic Gonzalez , born 2009

Stats for the Name Arthur

checkmark Arthur is currently #35 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Arthur is currently #140 in U.S. births

Potential drawbacks of using the name Arthur:

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1. Potential for mispronunciation or misspelling due to the variations in pronunciation and spelling across different languages and cultures.
2. Common association with the historical figure King Arthur, which may lead to unrealistic expectations or comparisons.
3. Possibility of being teased or bullied due to potential nicknames like "Artie" or "Arty."
4. Limited availability of personalized items (such as keychains, mugs, etc.) with the name Arthur compared to more popular names.
5. Potential confusion or mix-ups with other similar-sounding names like Archer, Arturo, or Arnold.

Songs about Arthur

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Arthur - The Kinks
Arthur's Theme - Christopher Cross