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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

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Prince Family Origin

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Prince Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Prince occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Prince's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prince. A less common occupation for the Prince family was Labourer.

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Prince Historical Records

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