The name Princeton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "princely town". Princeton is ranked #406 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Ruler or Royal and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".
From the experts:
This uppity name has been a fast climber in recent years, but we still think it's a bit much. Even abroad, where the connection to the prestigious university will be weaker, any name beginning with "Prince" will sound pretentious.
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