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Princess Names

The princess names for girls here are those chosen by royal families around the world over the past decade or so. Your idea of princess names can be expanded to include those used over past generations -- Anne and Elizabeth and even Diana, say -- and to extend to fictional princesses such as Ariel and Aurora. Many of the real little princesses have three or four middle names.

  • Emma

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    Emma has now been the top girls' name in the United States for four years in a row, claiming the crown again for 2017. Emma has done handsprings up... Read More 

  • Enrica

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    Novel way to honor Grandpa Henry. Read More 

  • Estelle

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    Maybe it's because she shares that winning -elle sound with Isabel and Bella, but Estelle is no longer seen as a muumuu-wearing canasta player of a certain age (think George Costanza's mother on... Read More 

  • Fabiola

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    Fabiola was the romantically elaborate name of a saint who organized the first hospice. Read More 

  • Felicia

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    A lacy, lucky name very popular in the Hispanic community a decade ago, less so now. Read More 

  • Gabriella

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    Gabriella -- a strong yet graceful feminine form of Gabriel -- is on the rise, with the double L spelling more popular. For more variations of Gabriella, see Gabriela, the Spanish spelling.. ... Read More 

  • Helene

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    Whether it's pronounced with an "een" or an "aine" or an "enn" sound at the end, Helene doesn't feel as current the more forthright Helen or the airier Helena. Helene reached a high of Number 228... Read More 

  • Henrietta

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    Despite a return to such feminizations of male names as Josephine, Clementine, and Theodora, starchy Henrietta has not made it into that group. Still, if you look hard enough, you'll see that... Read More 

  • Ines

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    This form of Agnes, Ines has always been popular since the true story of the thwarted lovers Queen Ines of Castro and King Peter of Portugal. This has to be one of the most heartbreaking and... Read More 

  • Ingrid

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    The luminous Ingrid Bergman's appeal was strong enough to lend universal charisma to this classic Scandinavian name, which has been somewhat neglected in the US. Even today, a child named Ingrid... Read More 

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