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Prince

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Royal Son
  • #1977 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Prince in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 16 0 16
1881 17 0 17
1882 18 0 18
1883 18 0 18
1884 17 0 17
1885 21 0 21
1886 22 0 22
1887 18 0 18
1888 19 0 19
1889 14 0 14
1890 18 0 18
1891 26 0 26
1892 19 0 19
1893 14 0 14
1894 13 0 13
1895 18 0 18
1896 26 0 26
1897 19 0 19
1898 14 0 14
1899 15 0 15
1900 22 0 22
1901 29 0 29
1902 21 0 21
1903 28 5 23
1904 29 0 29
1905 30 6 24
1906 20 0 20
1907 26 9 17
1908 25 0 25
1909 30 0 30
1910 46 8 38
1911 31 0 31
1912 60 11 49
1913 60 10 50
1914 79 10 69
1915 88 8 80
1916 91 6 85
1917 96 10 86
1918 102 12 90
1919 91 11 80
1920 91 11 80
1921 91 9 82
1922 111 14 97
1923 76 10 66
1924 105 9 96
1925 85 10 75
1926 85 12 73
1927 79 10 69
1928 84 14 70
1929 75 11 64
1930 71 8 63
1931 61 11 50
1932 75 12 63
1933 56 6 50
1934 61 12 49
1935 67 8 59
1936 61 6 55
1937 77 15 62
1938 77 11 66
1939 64 8 56
1940 67 7 60
1941 60 9 51
1942 55 10 45
1943 68 6 62
1944 60 6 54
1945 59 7 52
1946 73 9 64
1947 85 18 67
1948 70 12 58
1949 82 5 77
1950 57 5 52
1951 80 15 65
1952 73 15 58
1953 82 11 71
1954 83 10 73
1955 84 9 75
1956 83 9 74
1957 88 7 81
1958 62 7 55
1959 72 9 63
1960 71 10 61
1961 64 10 54
1962 65 0 65
1963 64 0 64
1964 76 6 70
1965 48 0 48
1966 46 0 46
1967 50 5 45
1968 55 0 55
1969 44 0 44
1970 51 0 51
1971 57 5 52
1972 49 0 49
1973 63 0 63
1974 59 0 59
1975 39 0 39
1976 65 0 65
1977 59 0 59
1978 73 0 73
1979 92 0 92
1980 131 0 131
1981 146 0 146
1982 137 0 137
1983 172 5 167
1984 206 0 206
1985 195 0 195
1986 155 5 150
1987 122 0 122
1988 138 0 138
1989 134 0 134
1990 126 0 126
1991 140 5 135
1992 129 0 129
1993 118 0 118
1994 95 0 95
1995 105 0 105
1996 96 0 96
1997 123 0 123
1998 172 0 172
1999 152 0 152
2000 176 0 176
2001 164 0 164
2002 161 0 161
2003 202 0 202
2004 228 0 228
2005 231 0 231
2006 247 0 247
2007 273 0 273
2008 301 0 301
2009 351 0 351
2010 496 0 496
2011 549 0 549
2012 593 0 593
2013 630 0 630
2014 753 0 753
2015 818 0 818

Want to know about the popularity of the Prince baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,516 babies born with the name Prince in the United States. That's more than enough Princes to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 16 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Prince" was in 2015 with a total of 818 babies.

According to the 1953 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Prince" is not a popular baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 13 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1953. Across the entire United States a total of only 82 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Prince popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Prince" mean? The list below shows the origins of Prince as well as things modernly associated with the name Prince such as celebrities named Prince.

Origin and Meaning of Prince

The name "Prince" is of Latin origin, and it means "Royal Son". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Prince Harry

Prince Harry is a royalty. Prince was born in 1984 in St Mary's Hospital, London, England.

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Prince William

Prince William is a royalty. Prince was born in 1982 in St Mary's Hospital, London.

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Prince

Prince was born in 1958.

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Prince Charles

Prince Charles is a royalty. Prince was born in 1948 in Buckingham Palace, London, UK.

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Prince Andrew

Prince Andrew is a royalty. Prince was born in 1960 in Buckingham Palace, London, England.

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Prince Albert of Monaco

Prince Albert of Monaco is a royalty. Prince was born in 1958 in Prince's Palace, Monaco-Ville, Monaco.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Prince

Prince Of Petworth
Prince George's Community College
Prince William County Public Schools

Alternative Meanings

P is for peaceful, your quiet times.

R is for rational, the way you think.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

N is for nice, need I say more?

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

Your name in reverse order is "Ecnirp". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rncepi". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Prince born Dec 2, 1988

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Arctic approximately on 1250. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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