Prince \p-rin-ce, pr(i)-nce\ as a boy's name is pronounced prince. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Prince is "prince". Surname that possibly derived from a nickname for those with a lordly manner, or indicated someone who worked in a prince's household. The rock musician Prince made the royal title familiar as a given name, but has changed his name to a symbol sometimes abbreviated "TAFKAP". Comedian Freddie Prinze; actor Freddie Prinze Jr.; theatrical producer Harold Prince.
For more information, see also the related name King.