Princess Names

The princess names for girls here are those chosen by royal families around the world over the past decade or so. Your idea of princess names can be expanded to include those used over past generations -- Anne and Elizabeth and even Diana, say -- and to extend to fictional princesses such as Ariel and Aurora. Many of the real little princesses have three or four middle names.
  • Alexandra

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    Alexandra, the feminine form of Alexander, has been in the Top 100 for well over twenty years and shows no signs of fading. Strong, tasteful, and elegant, Alexandra maintains a chic aura despite... Read More 

  • Alexia

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    This diminutive, similar to Alex or Alexis, rose quite a bit in the past few years -- enough to make its way to Number 270.Read More 

  • Alice

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    Alice is a classic name that's both strong and sweet, which got a big bounce via Tina Fey's choice of the name for her daughter. In the past five years alone, Alice has jumped from Number 258 to... Read More 

  • Amalia

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    Amalia is a widely cross-cultural name, heard from Italy to Romania, Germany to Spain to Scandinavia. The current heir to the Dutch throne is Princess Catharina-Amalia of Orange. It can be... Read More 

  • Amelia

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    Amelia, a lovely Victorian name, with a heroic connection to aviatrix Amelia Earhart, is one of the fastest-rising girls' names as an alternative to the overused Emily and Amanda, jumping 169... Read More 

  • Ana

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    Pared-down form loses none of the name's grace or power. Read More 

  • Anastasia

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    Anastasia is no longer a forbidding regal Russian name, but is now seen as a viable -- and increasingly popular -- American option, elegantly beautiful.

    Anastasia's greatest claim to... Read More 

  • Angelica

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    Angelica is by far the choicest form of the angelic names -- more delicate than Angelina, more feminine than Angel, more modern than Angela. But though Angelica is so lacy and poetic, it lags... Read More 

  • Ariana

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    The smooth, exotic Ariana is on the rise along with the fame of pop princess Ariana Grande. Also famous is twin spelling Arianna, which is associated with Greek-born online presence Arianna... Read More 

  • Astrid

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    Astrid has been a Scandinavian royal name since the tenth century--and more recently in Belgium-- but has never really assimilated into our culture the way Ingrid did. Many people associated it... Read More 

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