Royal Son






Emily P. Contributor

Naming your dog Prince is a royal nod to pop culture and canine charisma. It's a tribute to the legendary artist, Prince, known for his flamboyant style and musical genius. Just like the artist, your dog will surely have a unique personality, full of surprises. Plus, it's a classic name with regal roots, perfect for a dog with a noble bearing or a penchant for stealing hearts. So, if your pup has a purple rain of charisma, a raspberry beret of charm, or simply rules your world, Prince is the pawfect name!

Traits associated with the name Prince:

Dogs named Prince tend to be loving, affectionate, good-natured, and brave. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Prince?

It suggests that you have a fondness for royalty and may have a regal or sophisticated style.

Is Prince a good dog name?

Prince is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Prince isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Naming your dog Prince is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Prince was, in the past month, the 738th most viewed dog name on

As of April 2024, Prince is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Prince was viewed 136 times, and liked 5 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Prince's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Prince is most adored in Arkansas, Iowa and New York.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Pennsylvania, Utah and District of Columbia.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Prince.

Most popular breeds named Prince:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Chihuahua
  3. Poodle
  4. Labrador Retriever
  5. Chow Chow

Famous dogs named Prince:

  • film icon A german shepherd named Prince played a role in the movie The Case of the Howling Dog.

Prince is found in these categories:

hipster dog names

Royalty-themed monikers ooze irony, a key characteristic of hipster culture.

posh dog names

Royalty connotations and aristocratic associations make it an upscale choice.

hunting dog names

Royalty connotations and strong, commanding sound make it suitable for a hunting dog.

british dog names

Title for male members of the royal family in the UK.

traditional dog names

Royalty often named their canine companions after noble ranks.

cute dog names

Royalty connotations evoke images of small, pampered, adorable pups.

Dog names like Prince:

Farmer, worker of the Earth
United States writer and poet (1809-1849)
God Is Good
Prince dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (3)

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Ms Missy (New York, United States)
PRINCE: That is such a good name for the meaning of the nature of a dog. I actually have a Prince of a dog. He has all the traits!
November 23, 2022

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Sherrie (Maryland, United States)
Love my Prince
May 23, 2022

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Libby (England, United Kingdom)
I My two month old pup is named. Prince we had him for about a week now and you are right it is a easy name for my pup to respond to !
January 21, 2022

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