Fiery and feisty princess Merida has come bounding into the spotlight with the release of the newest animated Pixar film, “Brave,” and with her, a whole slew of marketing fixated on the newest animated princess. With all the recent focus on royal ladies, it seems only fitting to take a look at all the other fictional princesses and the world of princess names. These fictional princess names range from strong, to elegant, to frilly—just right for a modern day little girl. Here are some of the best, from Arwen to Zelda, Aurora to Rosalina
She's the name of a vivid pink flower, and the princess heroine of the novel "Entwined." With both the new popularity of floral names and its lyrical, ending-in- "a" feminine sound, shared by top names Olivia and Sophia, it's a wonder Azalea has yet to blossom. Singer Azealia Banks may help give it a boost.