Imagine the boy with a bouquet of red roses and a box of chocolates, or a candle light dinner arranged with all the food cooked by him? Romantic, isn’t it? There has been a sudden surge in the popularity of romantic names for boys. Classical, romantic boy names are elaborately masculine. They conjure up the image of the romantic era – whether it is from the ancient Roman or Greek mythology or the old Hollywood movies.
MomJunction has compiled 22 of the most romantic baby boy names of all times. Have a look at some of our suggestions for your little cupid.
22 Most Romantic Names For Boys:
Caspian is a romantic and heroic name which is here to stay since its popularity shot up.
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The name Romeo is an epitome of romance. Our romantic name round-up would be incomplete without mentioning this classic protagonist of Shakespeare’s play.
Orion is a strong Romantic name with roots in Greek mythology. The name also has celestial ties, as ‘Orion’ is one of the brightest constellations in the sky.
If you have watched the film ‘Casablanca’, then you will know why this name makes our list. We feel that the name has a classy and romantic sound to it.
What can we say about this name? Darcy is the most famous Jane Austen character and a childhood heartthrob of several girls. Combined with a rhythm, Darcy makes a romantic choice
The name Apollo, just as Orion, has a romantic quality to it. Apollo was the Greek God of poetry and music, and don’t good poetry and romance go together?
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Lancelot has a ‘romance novel’ vibe to it, with Sir Lancelot being the seductive knight from the King Arthur Legend.
Don’t you think the name Lorenzo has an Italian lover feel to it? You can also consider Renzo, Enzo, and Angelo. They sound equally romantic.
Rhett was the lead in Margaret Mitchell’s record-breaking novel “Gone with the Wind”. The name Rhett is a surname derived from the Dutch name de Raedt and stands for advice or counseling.
Eros would be an ideal romantic name for your little prince. The name perfectly describes what a romantic baby boy name should be as Eros was the impish God of love and the son of Goddess Aphrodite.
This Latin name is not just romantic, but also has an alluring sound to it. The name comes from the term Valentinus and is a variant of the name Valentines. Valentino Rossi, Italian professional motorcycle racer and multiple MotoGP World Champion, is currently the most famous bearer of this name.
The love dove from Titanic can never grow old when it comes to love. Jack was once a jargon for ‘man’ in Europe and still holds the third position on English baby name charts.
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Have you ever considered naming your baby after a romantic destination? You can give it a shot now. Athens is the love capital of Greece and has a romantic imagery to it.
French names are renowned for being romantic yet masculine. Delmont is a heavenly romantic name dripping in masculinity as it stands for ‘of the mountain’.
Name of famous English poet, Lord Byron, this name means ‘at the cow shed’. May not sound all that romantic, but is certainly a favorite among people.
Roman is a close cousin to the fellow romantic name Romeo, and the French version of Romaine. The name shot to popularity recently and certainly sounds romantic and sits pretty at #113. Both Cate Blanchett and Debra Messing chose this name for their children.
Rafael is another alluring Latin name, having an exotic, romantic appeal to it. Raphael has cross-cultural ties and is significant for people with both Jewish and Latinate roots. Raphael was one of the seven archangels who attended the throne of God. A notable namesake is the Renaissance painter Raphael Senzo.
Dmitri is a variation of the name Demetrius and is also the name of the Greek God of fertility.
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If you are a fan of classic romantic literature, then you will know why this name is on the list. Heathcliff was the passionate lover in Emily Bronte’s romance novel “Wuthering Heights”. Heath would be the perfect nickname for this one.
Didn’t you love the couple Carl and Ellie from Disney’s film “Up”? The adorable Carl is a symbol of devotion and love. Carl is the German form of Charles and a variant of Carlos and Carless. The literary meaning of Carl is ‘man’.
Millions of girls love Edward, the handsome vampire from the Twilight series. In the film, the guy manages to win his love even in the most complicated situations. Edward has Polish roots and ‘rich guard’. It is also one of the oldest names in the history of England.
Orlando is the name of the lead character in Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”. It is the Italian variation of the name Roland and stands for ‘famous throughout the land’. Some famous namesakes include actor Orlando Bloom and athlete Orlando Wooldridge.
We’re sure you will find a perfect name for your little prince from our list. Do tell us which one you liked the most, in the comments section below.
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