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Priscilla Meaning


What does Priscilla mean?

The name Priscilla is of Latin and English origin.

The meaning of Priscilla is "ancient".

Priscilla is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 9 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Pris-ci-lla.

The Given Name Priscilla

Priscilla is a diminutive of Prisca. See Prisca for further details.

Priscilla is a sweet and simple name.

A name fit for a child full of cheerfullness and spirit, a little pathfinder.

Priscilla has no variant spellings.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Priscilla Cooper Tyler.

Priscilla Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 502 in baby name popularity for girls with 627 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 482 in baby name popularity for girls with 650 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Priscilla sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Priscilla Name Popularity Page.

Priscilla Related Names

Priscilla is a diminutive of Prisca.

The names Prisca, Priscila, Priscus are all forms of Priscilla.

Priscilla has the diminutives (nicknames) Pris, Prissy, Scilla.

Famous Priscillas

  • Priscilla ~ Biblical Character (Acts 18:2)
  • Priscilla Cooper Tyler ~ U. S. First Lady (1842-1844)

Priscilla Numerology

What will your new littlePriscilla be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Priscilla Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Priscilla in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Priscilla.

Just for fun, see the name Priscilla in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Priscilla in Nautical Flags page.