Princess

First Name
14k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Princess

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  • A user from Philippines says the name Princess is of Unknown origin and means "Gift of god".
  • A user from Tennessee, United States says the name Princess is of English origin and means "Gift of god".
Other origins: African, African American, and Greek

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Prin"cess
Senses
  1. A female prince; a woman having sovereign power, or the rank of a prince."So excellent a princess as the present queen." [Swift.]
  2. The daughter of a sovereign; a female member of a royal family.
  3. The consort of a prince; as, the princess of Wales.

Etymology: F. princesse. See Prince, and cf. Princesse

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A female member of a royal family other than the queen (especially the daughter of a sovereign)
Wiktionary
  1. The title of a princess.
  2. (rare) A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Princess

Princess Ira is royalty. She holds the title Princess of Fürstenberg. Princess was born on April 18th, 1940 in Rome.

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Princess Margaret was royalty. She holds the title Countess of Snowdon([[#Titles, styles, and Earl of Snowdon. Princess was born as the child of George VI and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother on August 21st, 1930 in Glamis Castle, Scotland, UK. She passed away on February 9th, 2002.

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Princess Diana of Themyscira is a comics character.

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Princess Anne is royalty. She holds the title Princess Royal([[#Titles, styles, honours, arms, and Princess Royal. Princess was born as the child of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and Elizabeth II on August 15th, 1950 in Clarence House.

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Princess was born as the child of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, and Duchess of Cambridge on May 2nd, 2015 in St Mary's Hospital, London, England.

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Princess Leia is a fictional character. Princess is also known as Boushh and Boushh (Return of the Jedi).

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Princess

HRH Princess is a Director-General of, ASEAN, Women's Affairs at the, Office of the Attorney General of Thailand, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to the Republic of Austria, and Ambassadorof theKingdom of Thailandto theRepublic of Austria. She holds the title Princess of Thailand. Her career lasted from 2014 to 2014. HRH was born on December 7th, 1978 in Bangkok.

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Power Princess is a comics character.

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Princess is a pop music and dance music singing and songwriter. She plays Vocals. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1983 to present. Princess was given the name Desiree Heslop . Princess is also known as Princess.

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Ranjini aka Indian Princess is a contemporary r&b, pop music, soul music, and hip hop music singer-songwriter, dance, choreography, and model (people). She has had major accomplishments since 1999.

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How popular is the baby name Princess in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1895 6 6 0
1896 6 6 0
1898 5 5 0
1900 8 8 0
1902 6 6 0
1904 7 7 0
1905 5 5 0
1906 10 10 0
1908 10 10 0
1909 7 7 0
1910 10 10 0
1911 11 11 0
1912 7 7 0
1913 7 7 0
1914 14 14 0
1915 25 25 0
1916 15 15 0
1917 22 22 0
1918 14 14 0
1919 20 20 0
1920 23 23 0
1921 24 24 0
1922 21 21 0
1923 18 18 0
1924 23 23 0
1925 23 23 0
1926 13 13 0
1927 20 20 0
1928 13 13 0
1929 12 12 0
1930 13 13 0
1931 15 15 0
1932 19 19 0
1933 15 15 0
1934 14 14 0
1935 13 13 0
1936 16 16 0
1937 21 21 0
1938 13 13 0
1939 17 17 0
1940 20 20 0
1941 25 25 0
1942 19 19 0
1943 24 24 0
1944 23 23 0
1945 25 25 0
1946 28 28 0
1947 30 30 0
1948 44 44 0
1949 33 33 0
1950 33 33 0
1951 38 38 0
1952 34 34 0
1953 42 42 0
1954 38 38 0
1955 52 52 0
1956 51 51 0
1957 46 46 0
1958 64 64 0
1959 90 90 0
1960 82 82 0
1961 93 93 0
1962 93 93 0
1963 108 108 0
1964 99 99 0
1965 95 95 0
1966 90 90 0
1967 87 87 0
1968 65 65 0
1969 53 53 0
1970 70 70 0
1971 73 73 0
1972 58 58 0
1973 76 76 0
1974 80 80 0
1975 73 73 0
1976 70 70 0
1977 89 89 0
1978 107 107 0
1979 149 149 0
1980 175 175 0
1981 187 187 0
1982 220 220 0
1983 251 251 0
1984 262 262 0
1985 267 267 0
1986 313 313 0
1987 238 238 0
1988 279 279 0
1989 308 301 7
1990 272 272 0
1991 251 251 0
1992 228 228 0
1993 253 253 0
1994 210 210 0
1995 216 216 0
1996 212 212 0
1997 239 239 0
1998 270 270 0
1999 261 261 0
2000 279 279 0
2001 263 263 0
2002 268 268 0
2003 383 383 0
2004 353 353 0
2005 371 371 0
2006 400 400 0
2007 347 347 0
2008 291 291 0
2009 301 301 0
2010 294 294 0
2011 307 307 0
2012 246 246 0
2013 256 256 0
2014 257 257 0
2015 268 268 0
2016 371 371 0
2017 379 379 0

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Popularity of Princess as a first name

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Common last names for Princess

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Wilson
  • Brown
  • Jackson
  • Williams
  • Thomas

Fun Facts about the name Princess

  • How Popular is the name Princess? Princess is the 2,113th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Princess have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13,576 babies born with the first name Princess in the United States. That's more than enough people named Princess to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Princess? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1895 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Princess first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Princess is Sunday, March 24th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Princess born? The highest recorded use of the first name Princess was in 2006 with a total of 400 babies.
  • Random Princess Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Princess is not a popular baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Princess: Your name in reverse order is Ssecnirp. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Peinsrcs. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.