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Gender: Female Pronunciation: rah-PUN-zel Origin of Rapunzel: German flower name

The name Rapunzel is a girl's name . Rapunzel and is often added to lists like Fictional Princess Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

Rapunzel is famous as the long-haired heroine of the fairy tale, locked in a tower only to fall in love with a handsome prince who climbed to her side via her hair. Rapunzel has never been widely used as a first name the way, say, Aurora -- the mortal name of Sleeping Beauty -- has. Like Cinderella, it's too closely identified with the fairy tale to really take off as a girls' name. And it's not the loveliest sounding German name for girls either. Love Rapunzel the story, but the girls' name, not so much.

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Pop Culture References for the name Rapunzel

Rapunzel is a fairytale princess with long hair.
Rapunzel, Sondheim's musical "Into the Woods"
Rapunzel, the princess in Disney's "Tangled"