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Name Meaning - Priscilla

Origin of the name Priscilla

Priscilla, of Latin origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a girl (female) name.

People having the name Priscilla are in general originating from Cote d'Ivoire, France, United Kingdom, United States of America.

For another variant of the name Priscilla across the world, see Priscus.

Name meaning of Priscilla
  • Ancient
Numerology Interpretation
  • Name Number: 9
  • Interpretation: Divine, God, Goodness, Truth, Unconditional love, Gift, Free will, Ideal, Whole, Endless
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History and Related Information

Of New Testament origin: from a post-classical Latin personal name, a feminine diminutive of the Roman family name Priscus (see Prisca). Priscilla was the name of a woman with whom St Paul stayed at Corinth (Acts 18: 3), referred to elsewhere as Prisca. The name was popular among the Puritans in the 17th century and again enjoyed a vogue in the 19th century.

Popularity of the given name

The name Priscilla is ranked on the 778ᵗʰ position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.

We estimate that there are at least 341600 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.011% of the population.

The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:

The name Priscilla has nine characters. It means that it is relatively long-length, compared to the other names in our database.

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