30 Roman Mythology Names for Babies


Roman mythology is rich with lots of stories that originated from history, religion and perhaps other mythologies predominantly Greek. And as you already know, Roman mythology has a large number of figures, both male and female famous for various things. Baby names inspired by Roman mythology are on the rise and it is not a surprising thing since there are some wonderful names that can be used. Here are 15 male and 15 female names you can consider for your baby.



15. Romulus

According to the legend, Romulus was one of the founders of Rome.

14. Amulius

In Roman mythology, Amulius overthrew his brother Numitor, but Romulus and Remus later deposed him.

13. Pollux

Pollux was the twin brother of Castor and the son of Zeus. Translated to English, it means “sweet”.

12. Janus

He was the Roman God of beginnings and gateways. This God had two faces and in Latin, Janus means “archway”.

11. Vulcan

Vulcan was the God of fire. It is a powerful name.

10. Tatius

In Roman mythology, Tatius was a king of the Sabines.

9. Cupid

Cupid was the Roman God of love. He often appears in drawings and television today as a boy with wings with a bow and arrow. In mythology, he was the son of Venus.

8. Evander

Translated to English, Evander means “good man”. He was the founder of the city of Pallantium.

7. Italus

Italus is not as famous as Remus and Romulus, but he was their father. He gave his name to the region which is today known as Italy.

6. Mars

Mars was the God of war, but it is also the name of the fourth planet in the solar system. It can also be a name of your baby boy.

5. Jupiter

Another Roman god was Jupiter but he was the supreme god in their mythology.

4. Pluto

Pluto was the God of the underworld and an alternate name for Hades. It is a latinized version of the name Ploutos which means “wealth”.

3. Quirinus

He was one of the smaller Roman Gods while his name comes from the Sabine word quiris meaning “a spear”.

2. Saturn

He was the father of Jupiter and Juno, according to the mythology. He was also the God of agriculture

1. Remus

We have Romulus, but the second founder of Rome was just as important.

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15. Aurora

The Roman Goddess of the morning was called Aurora. It is a beautiful name for a baby girl.

14. Victoria

Victoria is a name of the Roman Goddess of victory, but that name kept re-appearing through history. It is popular today.

13. Vesta

The Roman Goddess of the hearth has her temple in Roma and the name is slightly unusual but gorgeous nonetheless.

12. Silvia

Silvia was the mother of Remus and Romulus and it is the female version of the name Silvius.

11. Lucretia

This is the feminine version of Roman name Lucretius. Also, one Spanish saint was named like this.

10. Maia

Maia was the wife to Vulcan and the Goddess of spring.

9. Lavinia

A wonderful name for a girl, Lavinia was the daughter of King Latinus and the wife of Aeneas.

8. Flora

This name is derived from the Latin word “flos” meaning “flower”. As the name suggests, she was the Goddess of flowers and the wife of Zephyr, the west wind.

7. Diana

Diana was the Goddess of the forest, moon, and childbirth, according to Roman mythology.

6. Felicitas

Goddess Felicitas was the personification of good fortune in Rome. There are some variations to the name today such as Felicia.

5. Juno

Juno was one of the most important Goddesses and she was the Queen of the heavens. She was also the wife of Jupiter.

4. Rhea

Rhea was the wife of Cronus and the mother of Poseidon, Hades, and Zeus.

3. Nona

Nona was the Goddess of pregnancy in ancient Rome and her name means “nine”.

2. Minerva

Minerva translated as “intellect” was the Goddess of wisdom and war.

1. Pax

Slightly unusual, but Pax can be a beautiful name – it means “peace” in Latin.

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