Meaning and Origin of: Prince

Latin: Royal son

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Royal son

Family name origins & meanings

  • English and French : nickname from Middle English, Old French prince (Latin princeps), presumably denoting someone who behaved in a regal manner or who had won the title in some contest of skill.
  • Translation of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Prinz or of a word meaning ‘prince’ in some other language.