Prince - boys name

Prince name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 87%

Prince name meaning:

The name "Prince" has a royal connotation and carries a regal significance. Derived from the Latin word "princeps," meaning "first," it represents a person of high rank or nobility. As a boy's name, Prince implies a sense of strength, leadership, and authority. It evokes images of a young ruler or future king with innate charisma and charm.

The name Prince is often associated with power, sophistication, and elegance. It carries an air of distinction, giving the impression of someone who is confident and influential. It can also symbolize a person destined for greatness, someone who possesses innate qualities that set him apart from others.

Choosing the name Prince for a boy may reflect the parents' admiration for royal figures, or their desire to instill a sense of leadership and nobility in their child. It can serve as a reminder to embrace qualities such as integrity, responsibility, and grace as the child grows and faces challenges in life. Overall, the name Prince signifies a sense of prestige, prominence, and the potential for greatness.

Origin: English

Principal one, first.


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Overall UK ranking: 627 out of 4789

59 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Prince

The graph below shows the popularity of the boys's name Prince from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Prince in 2024