Prince

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

English name meaning 'prince'

The word came to England via Old French prince = 'prince', 'noble lord' (12c.), from Latin princeps = 'first man', 'chief leader', 'ruler', 'sovereign', which is a noun use of an adjective meaning 'that takes first', from primus = 'first' (see Primus) and the root of capere = 'to take' [1]

Related Names

Prince
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

For female forms see Princess

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Prince
Genitive: Princes
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Prince
Genitive: Princen
Partitive: Princeä
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Prince
Genitive: Princes

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[3]
0 1 141 413
Norway Norway[4]
0 n.a. 82 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[5]
1 n.a. 73 n.a.
Finland Finland[2]
0 0 n.a. 102
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Sources: [3] [5] [4] [2]

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Prince.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  3. 3.0 3.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk