Priscilla: baby girl name meaning and popularity


This is a Roman diminutive of Prisca, the feminine form of Priscus, which is a Roman family name that means "ancient" in Latin. Parenting sure makes us feel ancient, or at least it ages us quickly, so this name is fitting.


Prissy, Prissie.

Famous people named Priscilla:

Priscilla Presley; Brazilian model Priscilla Meirelles; actress Priscilla Barnes of Three’s Company; Priscilla Chan, wife of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Fun fact:

This name has been around for centuries, peaked in the 1930s, and then saw a resurgence in the 70s after a little-known musician named Elvis married his beloved Priscilla.

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