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Preciosa

What does Preciosa mean?

Preciosa Pronunciation of Preciosa [pre-ciosa] as a girls' name is a Latin name, and the name Preciosa means "of great value, highly esteemed". Preciosa is an alternate spelling of Precious (Latin): a name of endearment.

Associated with: great.

Variations

1 alternative form via Precious: Precia.

Creative forms:
(female)

(male)

Middle name pairings:
Preciosa Catherine (P.C.), ..

How popular is Preciosa?

Preciosa is an unusual given name for females. Preciosa is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only prominent varying form of Preciosa (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 is Precious (#1647 via latest list). This relation of Preciosa was favored by parents in 1998 (usage of 0.03%) and is now significantly less common (usage 0.01%, 85.1% less). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Precious in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Preciosa and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arethusa, Arlissa, Ayeisa (see Aisha), Brisa, Brissa, Cerisa, Cerissa, Chelisa, Crecia, Cressa, Crissa, Delisa, Delissa, Eleisa, Fructuosa, Genisa, Graziosa, Helisa, Hermosa, Idelisa, Jelisa, Jelissa, Jocosa, Krissa, Leisa, Melisa, Melosa, Merissa, Moreisa, Narcisa, Narcissa, Nerissa, Oleisa, Pangiota, Paradisa, Parisa, Pelia, Pelippa, Penina, Pepita, Percilla, Perita, Petrova, Phelia, Phemia, Pierina, Placida, Placidia, Pracilla (see Priscilla), Precilla, Prescilla, Pricila, Pricilla, Prima, Primarosa, Primina, Priminia (see Prima), Primrose, Princesa, Princessa, Prisca, Priscilla, Prisila, Prissy, Renisa, Shelisa, Sheriesa (see Cherise), Telisa, Treasa, Treesa, Tresa, Tressa, Trisa, Trissa and Veniesa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Preciosa.

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