The name Prince is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "chief, prince". Prince is ranked #345 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Unique Middle Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Worst Character Names You've Encountered?".
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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.