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Boy Name: Prince

Name: Prince
Pronunciation: \p-rin-ce, pr(i)-nce\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: prince
Origin: Latin
Related Names: King
Sounds Like: Bransen, Bronsen
Variant forms: Princeton, Printz, Printze, Prinz, Prinze
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 937
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 652


Prince \p-rin-ce, pr(i)-nce\ as a boy's name is pronounced prince. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Prince is "prince". Surname that possibly derived from a nickname for those with a lordly manner, or indicated someone who worked in a prince's household. The rock musician Prince made the royal title familiar as a given name, but has changed his name to a symbol sometimes abbreviated "TAFKAP". Comedian Freddie Prinze; actor Freddie Prinze Jr.; theatrical producer Harold Prince.

Prince has 5 variant forms: Princeton, Printz, Printze, Prinz and Prinze.

For more information, see also the related name King.

Baby names that sound like Prince are Bransen and Bronsen.

View a list of the 26 names that reference Prince.


Prince is a somewhat popular first name for men (#937 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#652 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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