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Gender: Female Meaning of Empress: "Female ruler of an empire, consort of an Emperor" Origin of Empress: English word name

The name Empress is a girl's name of English origin meaning "Female ruler of an empire, consort of an Emperor". Empress and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Friendly Neighborhood CAF - Empress Avenue".

From the experts:

Yet another noble name to join King, Prince, Princess, et al.

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Famous People Named Empress

Empress Karen Carreon Schuck, Filipina actress

Pop Culture References for the name Empress

Empress aka Anita Fite, character in DC Comics
Empress, character from the movie "Operation: Endgame"
Latin: Imperatrix; Spanish: Emperatriz


lesliemarion Says:


Fine name for a handsome hog, not a girl.

Margot_86 Says:


If I had a giant female dog (like a St. Bernard or any of the Mastiff breeds), I'd name her Empress, but for a human, it just doesn't sound right.