Princess

Female

Meaning

A daughter of a monarch.

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/ˈprɪnsəs/

EDITOR'S NOTE

Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

Naming your dog Princess is a royal decree of cuteness! It's a nod to pop culture's beloved Princesses, from Leia's intergalactic sass to Diana's compassionate heart. Etymologically, it's a title of nobility, perfect for your regal fur-baby. Historically, it's a name that's been adored by dog lovers for generations. Plus, it's a great conversation starter at the dog park. "Oh, this is Princess, she's currently rebelling against the tyranny of bath time." So, if you want a name that's a blend of regal, nostalgic, and a dash of Disney magic, Princess is the pawfect choice!

Traits associated with the name Princess:

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

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

It suggests that you are a loving and caring person who values companionship and loyalty.

Is Princess a good dog name?

Princess has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Princess is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Popularity: Overall

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Princess is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Princess outranks the great majority of names.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Princess was, in the past month, the 60th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of February 2024, Princess is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with PupNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Princess was viewed 111 times, and liked 12 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Princess is most adored in Montana, Ohio and Connecticut.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Pennsylvania, Washington and Michigan.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Princess:

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

Princess is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Royalty-themed pet monikers peaked in popularity during the 1950s.

british dog names
british

Used for royal daughters, popular in fairy tales and ship names.

nerdy dog names
nerdy

Royalty titles often denote fantasy genre enthusiasts, hence geeky connotations.

posh dog names
posh

Royalty connotations and Disney associations imbue it with upper-class charm.

hunting dog names
hunting

The irony of a delicate, royal title used for a rugged, outdoor activity like hunting.

exotic dog names
exotic

Royalty-inspired monikers often evoke a sense of foreign allure.

cute dog names
cute

Royalty connotes elegance and charm, often associated with endearing pets.

funny dog names
funny

Royalty title for a canine sparks humor through unexpected juxtaposition.

traditional dog names
traditional

Royalty-themed monikers have been popular for canine companions for centuries.

Dog names like Princess:

Beautiful; short for Isabella.
Day's eye. The petals of a daisy open during the day, revealing its yellow centers, and then close at night.
a woman of refinement
A computer book.
From The Flower
Fun and sassy.
Princess dog name meaning

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Dr Richmond-Chris (England, United Kingdom)
I had a dog named princess, she was so perfect that I named my son after her! We love you so much Princess Richmond-Chris Jr love mum and dad ❤️
September 29, 2022

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