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What does Prime mean?

Prime Pronunciation of Prime [prime] as a boys' name is of Italian origin, and the name Prime means "first". Prime is a variant form of Primo (Italian): from the word "primus".


2 relations via Primo: Preemo and Premo.

Creative forms:
(male) Prige, Primew, ..

(female) Primea, Prise, ..

Middle name pairings:
Prime Zackery (P.Z.), ..

How popular is Prime?

Prime is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#18499 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Primo is the only popular alternative form of Prime (outside Top 2000). Other forms, like Premo, are uncommon. Adoption of this relation of Prime was at its peak 105 years ago (#1799). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Primo in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Prime and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aime, Jaime, Paice, Paige, Paine, Pike, Price, Prince, Prinz, Prinze, Prior and Pryce. These names tend to be more commonly used than Prime.

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