"princely town"

Princeton Origin and Meaning

The name Princeton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "princely town".
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.
# 417 in the US

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Famous People Named Princeton

  • Princetonstage name of Jacob Perez of Mindless Behavior
  • Princeton Harris Hamilton (b. 2011)son of singer Anthony Hamilton

Princeton in Pop Culture

  • Princeton University is a private Ivy League college in PrincetonNew Jersey.
  • Princeton from "Avenue Q" (musical)