Priscilla: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Priscilla | Girls
Origin of the name Priscilla:
Diminutive form of the Latin Prisca, a feminine form of Priscus, which is a Roman surname derived from priscus (ancient, primitive).
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- Comments and insights on the name Priscilla: | Edit
Priscilla is my grandma,s name. I dont like Priscilla at all its ugly to me. But it is a good name for my grandma. old fashin.
I love it, I think it's classy and elegent, it has that old Hollywood feel to it. I believe with other old Hollywood names like Ava being fresh and new sounding again to parents that Priscilla is just at the right time for a revival.
Wow, none of you can spell. LOL!
- Personal experiences with the name Priscilla: | Edit
My name is priscilla its not ugly nor annoying my friends love to call me in my whole name,coz they think that im the only girl they know who have this name in THE WHOLE CAMPUS.. its unique and Fashionable dont ya know Priscilla means beuty and young? I never meet a person have the same name as mine.Everytime i need to sign up a paper or document people will ask whats ur name? ur signature looks so fine writting, if you gonna sign up a paper with a "P" as ur starting letter it will look gorgeus i swear "S" "L" and "M" too..
Makes no sense! Try English.
- Nicknames for Priscilla: | Edit
Cilla,Prissy,CeCe,Precy, Priss, Prill, Prilla, Cill
- Meanings and history of the name Priscilla: | Edit
-Priscilla is a Latin origin,and its meaning is "Ancient,Venerable"
.From the root word "Prisca" A woman live in a roman times at the age of 13,she was tortured and beheaded because she refuse to give up her Christian faith.She was later made into a saint and Martyr for Catholic church.
.a feminine form of "Pricus" which is roman surname derive from pricus
-Priscilla is a delicate name means young, beutiful, and troublemaker.
.Rhyming name of "Priscilla"- Cilla,Cyrilla,Illa,Lilla,Camilla
- Famous real-life people named Priscilla: | Edit
Priscilla Mullins, Mayflower Pilgrim who married John Alden.
Priscilla Presley, actress and ex-wife of Elvis.
Priscilla Barnes, actress.
- Priscilla in song, story & screen: | Edit
Priscilla in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, "The Courtship of Miles Standish"
Priscilla By: Eddie Cooley
Film "Priscilla Queen of the Desert"
Global Popularity of the Name Priscilla
- #416 in United States