Arthur Name Meaning and Origin

Arthur is a Hindu Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Gaelic’ origin. The baby name Arthur means “As Strong As A Bear”.


Arthur Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Gaelic”



Arthur is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “AHR + thar”


Arthur Name Meaning:

The true origins of the name Arthur are not known. It is probably of Celtic origin and is possibly related to the word artos, which means ‘bear’. It could also be related to the Gaelic word art, which means ‘stone’.



It is a Hindu baby name.





Variations or similar name:

arthrve , arthur


Famous people with this name:

Arthur I, Duke of Brittany, claimant to the English throne;

Arthur Tudor, Prince of Wales, elder brother of King Henry VIII of England, one-time heir apparent;

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, Anglo-Irish field marshal and British Prime Minister, ;

Arthur Wellesley, 2nd-5th Dukes of Wellington;

Arthur William Patrick Albert, Prince of the UK; Duke of Connaught and Strathairn; Governor-General of Canada; son of Queen Victoria;

Arthur Frederick Patrick Albert, Prince of Connaught; Governor-General of South Africa; grandson of Queen Victoria;

Arthur Conan Doyle, Scottish physician and novelist;

Arthur Nixon, brother of U.S. President Richard Nixon;

Arthur Robert Ashe, American tennis player;

(Jean Nicolas) Arthur Rimbaud, French poet;

Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher;

Arthur Rackham, English book illustrator;

Arthur John Evans, English archaeologist;

(Thomas) Arthur Darvill, English actor;

Arthur Asher Miller, American playwright;

Arthur Gordon “Art” Linkletter, Canadian-American TV presenter;

Arthur Ira “Art” Garfunkel, American singer of duo Simon & Garfunkel;

Arthur Rubinstein, Polish-American pianist;

Arthur Wontner, English actor;

Arthur Gordon Webster, founder of the American Physical Society;

Arthur Robert Morris, Australian cricketer;

Arthur Lewis Watkins Sifton, Canadian politician, 2nd Premier of Alberta;

Arthur Ernest Percival, English Army general;

Arthur Edward Robert Gilligan, English cricketer;

Arthur Webb Mold, English cricketer;

Arthur William Radford, American Navy admiral;

Arthur Joseph “Monkey” Gould, Welsh rugby union player;

Arthur Kelly, English actor;

Gerard Arthur Way, American musician of band My Chemical Romance;

Arthur Cave (b. 2000), late son of singer Nick Cave; twin brother Earl;

Arthur Clutterbuck (b. 2010), son of actor Andrew Lincoln;

Arthur Amidon (b. 2011), son of singers Sam Amidon and Beth Orton;

Arthur Saint Bleick (b. 2011), son of actress Selma Blair;

Arthur Elliot (b. 2012), son of Ben Elliot and Mary-Clare Winwood; great-nephew of the Duchess of Cornwall; grandson of musician Steve Winwood;

Arthur Michael William Matthews (b. 2018), son of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews; nephew of Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge;

Arthur “Bryce” Courtenay, novelist




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