Gender: Male Meaning of Princeton: "princely town" Origin of Princeton: English Princeton's Popularity in 2018: #406

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.

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Rank in US: #406

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Pop Culture References for the name Princeton

Princeston, Prenston, Princton


Phoebe_Rebecca Says:


I would probably spell it prinston

UnCreative Says:


This is a very biased name information blurb. Not very subjective at all.