Princess is a name that makes most people think of royalty. That may be the reason, then, that it is such a popular name for girls. Read on to learn more about this royal girl's name.

Meaning of the name Princess:

English: daughter of a monarch

Origin of the name Princess:

The name Princess comes from an English term that means “daughter of a monarch”. The name is also often transalted as “royal daughter”.

Symbolism of the name Princess:

The name Princess symbolizes both femininity and royalty, with the child in question generally thought of as having a touch of class or sophistication.

Style of the name Princess:


Gender of the name Princess:

The name Princess exclusively used as a female name.

Pronunciation of the name Princess:


Number of syllables in the name Princess:


Emotion evoked from the name Princess:

The name Princess tends to evoke emotions of delight, awe, and happiness.

Alternative spellings for the name Princess:

  • Prinzess
  • Pryncess
  • Prinsess

Nicknames for the name Princess:

  • Prinny
  • Sissy
  • Sess

Popularity of the name Princess:

According to the Social Security Administration, Princess was the 797th most popular name for girls in 2020. The name was most popular in 2006, at which time it was ranked number 712.

Related names for the name Princess:

  • Prince
  • Queenie 
  • Dutchess
  • Countess
  • Lady

Great middle names for Princess and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Princess:

Princesses in popular culture:

Princess (television character, The Walking Dead)