Magnus: baby boy name meaning and popularity


Of Latin origin, though it is overwhelmingly regarded as a Scandinavian name due to centuries of popularity in Sweden and Norway. It means "the greatest," so if you name your son Magnus, you're going to need to teach him how to stay humble, or else he'll be insufferable when you play board games.



Famous people named Magnus:

Politician Magnus Johnson; poet Magnus Landstad; physician Magnus Hirschfeld; rapper Ore Magnus Lawson (aka Lil' O).

Fun fact:

Magnus has been the name of many kings of Norway, Sweden, and Denmark.

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