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

Names like Arthur:

Ardara, Arturo, Artair

Stats for the Name Arthur

checkmark Arthur is currently #33 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Arthur is currently #140 in U.S. births

Songs about Arthur

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Arthur - The Kinks
Arthur's Theme - Christopher Cross