Principe Family History
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Principe Name Meaning
Italian and Spanish (Príncipe): from principe ‘prince’, ‘heir’ (Latin princeps, genitive principis, from primus ‘first’ + capere ‘to take’), applied probably as a nickname for someone who gave himself airs and graces or for someone in the service of a prince. Italian: from an old personal name of the same derivation and meaning as 1 above.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Prince, Prime, Principato, Prentice, Prinzi, Trindade, Prinzing