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Origin and popularity of the name PRINCE

Origin

Prince : 1: English and French: nickname from Middle English Old French prince (from Latin princeps).2: Americanized form (translation into English) of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Prinzprince’ or its Czech Slovak Slovenian or some other Slavic cognate Princ from princ ‘prince’.3: Americanized form of Slovenian Primc: status name for one who lives in the house of his father-in-law from a derivative of primiti ‘to accept to take over’.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 201,633 individuals with the name PRINCE on Geneanet.

 

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