"chief, prince"

Prince Origin and Meaning

The name Prince is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "chief, prince".

Prince rose to its highest ranking in a century in 2015, and the tragic death of its most famous bearer in April 2016 propelled it even higher. The Purple Rain legend isn't its only tie to pop royalty: Michael Jackson chose it for not one but two of his sons. Royal names such as King and Prince, once thought of as canine, have begun to be used by human non-royals for their sons.

# 364 in the US

Prince Rank in US Top 1000

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Prince Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Prince Popularity

Famous People Named Prince

  • Prince (Rogers Nelson)American rock and R&B singer,songwriter
  • Prince Roycestage name of Geoffrey Royce Rojas, American Latin singer
  • Prince Kelechi AmukamaraAmerican NFL football player
  • Prince MillerAmerican football player
  • Prince Semien FielderAmerican baseball player; son of baseball player Cecil Fielder
  • Prince Oluebube EkeNigerian actor
  • Prince HallAmerican abolitionist
  • Prince Kudakwashe MusarurwaZimbabwean jazz musician
  • Prince RomersonU.S. Army Civil War soldier from Hawaii
  • Prince TagoeGhanaian footballer
  • KevinPrince Boateng, Ghanain footballer
  • Prince Solomon Burke (b. 1963)son of singer Solomon Burke
  • Prince Nasir Dean (b. 2000)son of rapper Swizz Beatz
  • Prince Michael Joseph Jackson Jr. I (b. 1997)elder son of singer Michael Jackson
  • Prince Michael Joseph Jackson Jr. II aka Blanket aka Bigi (b. 2002) younger son of Michael Jackson
  • Maddox Prince Boateng (b. 2014)son of footballer Kevin,Prince Boateng & Melissa Satta

Prince in Pop Culture

  • Jayden Princecharacter on TV's "CSI: NY"
  • Martin Princecharacter on TV's "The Simpsons"

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