Prince Family History
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Prince Name Meaning
English and French: nickname from Middle English, Old French prince (Latin princeps), presumably denoting someone who behaved in a regal manner or who had won the title in some contest of skill. Translation of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Prinz or of a word meaning ‘prince’ in some other language.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Prinz, Price, Prime, Grice, Paine, Quince, Pride, Ponce, Pinch