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Page 1/5. Princess names are from royal families with class, and are usually old, well-established names though in modern times there has been some break from tradition. 92 Princess names and what they mean, for princess, royal, royalty, prince for baby girls, listing 1-20.
Aaricia .. (Scandinavian) "Proud, distinguished and noble princess."
Adelaide .. She was a German princess who accepted the young prince after he'd been turned down by seven other noble ladies ..
Aida .. More likely though a name created for the Ethiopian princess in Giuseppe Verdi's opera Aïda.
Alexandra .. Became very popular in Britain after the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) married the Danish Princess Alexandra in 1863 .. Used in the English royal family and its many branches ..
Almera .. (Arabic) "Princess." ..
Amelia .. An 18th-century Princess Amelia brought the name to Britain ..
Amira .. (Arabic, Hebrew) "Princess." ..
Anastasia .. The name of one of the daughters of Nicholas II, the last Russian czar, who supposedly survived the massacre of the royal family, and a film was based on this story (1956) ..
Andromeda .. Greek mythology: an Ethiopian princess, the daughter of Cassiopeia, was chained to a rock as a sacrifice to a sea monster until Perseus rescued her ..
Anitra .. A name created for the Eastern princess in Ibsen's "Peer Gynt" (1867) ..
Ann .. A name favored by royalty and commoners for centuries .. Among the royal name bearers: two queens of England, a queen of France, an empress of Russia and, today, Princess Anne of England ..
Aoibheann .. Common name for princesses among the royal families of Ireland that has recently been revived ..
Atara .. A diadem is a crown worn by royalty.
Audrey .. Saint Audrey was a sixth-century English princess also known as Etheldreda ..
Aurora .. In some versions of the fairy tale "Sleeping Beauty", the princess's name is Aurora ..
Ava .. Saint Ava or Avia was a ninth-century abbess of Dinart in Hainault and a member of the Frankish royal family ..
Basilia .. (Greek) "Royal, regal." ..
Berenice .. From the male personal name Berenike, which probably originated in the royal house of Macedon .. It was introduced to the Egyptian royal house by the widow of one of Alexander the Great's officers, who married Ptolemy I ..
Camilla .. Friend of royalty Camilla Parker-Bowles.
Caroline .. A stately diminutive with royal connotations, brought to England by George II's queen in the 17th century .. Princess Caroline of Monaco ..
Adelaide, Aida, Alexandra, Amelia, Amira, Anastasia, Anitra, Ann, Audrey, Aurora, Ava, Basilia, Berenice, Camilla and Caroline are commonly used names, while Aaricia, Almera, Andromeda, Aoibheann and Atara are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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