Princess Names: Fictional Picks

Nameberry intern Hannah Tenison, a University of Michigan senior planning on a law career, picks twelve of the most charming fictional princess names, from fairy tales to video games.

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


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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.

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