Princess

Princess - A very unique female name



  Apr 24,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Princess appeared on the charts for the first time in 1919 on position #1692. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Princess and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Princess? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Princess. The baby girl name Princess was given to 208 baby girls in 2012, ranking #978 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 6,794 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Princess peaked in popularity 31 years ago in 1986 on position 594.



Famous with this name

Princess O'Mahoney
Princess Livingston
Princess Flores


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Princess is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Princess is currently topping the baby name charts in South Carolina at position #503 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #1,364.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Princess is where you live.


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Princess origin and meaning

Princess is a 8 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Princess, pop culture references for the name Princess and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Princess

We've found the following names that sound similar to Princess, sorted by popularity.

Promise / Priyanka / Princesa / Prince / Princessa / Parnika / Parniece /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012978
2011844
2010886
2009906
2008946
2007802
2006716
2005742
2004740
2003686
2002841
2001862
2000777
1999798
1998757
1997832
1996905
1995879
1994890
1993757
1992836
1991785
1990743
1989651
1988653
1987723
1986594
1985663
1984632
1983649
1982722
1981812
1980817
1979945
19781175
19771314
19761376
19751256
19741236
19731240
19721358
19711383
19701361
19691564
19681409
19671020
19661070
19651103
1964993
19631029
19621159
19611117
19601203
19591137
19581291
19572096
19562338
19551617
19542220
19531453
19491449
19481580
19211750
19201749
19191692

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
South Carolina503
Mississippi565
Georgia579
Minnesota623
Louisiana642
Florida791
Tennessee798
North Carolina799
New York838
Michigan853
Illinois901
New Jersey966
Virginia979
Maryland995
Texas1044
California1145
Pennsylvania1187
Ohio1364

Even more about Princess


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Princess a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Princess?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1986
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Princess
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 6,794
Letter count 8
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1919
2012 births +208

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