A daughter of a monarch.






Emily P. 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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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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 67th most viewed dog name on

As of July 2024, Princess 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.

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

In the past week, Princess was viewed 0 times, and liked 2 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 Nebraska, Tennessee and New Jersey.

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:

british dog names

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

old fashioned dog names

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

nerdy dog names

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

posh dog names

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

hunting dog names

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

exotic dog names

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

cute dog names

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

funny dog names

Royalty title for a canine sparks humor through unexpected juxtaposition.

traditional dog names

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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