What does Prescilla mean?
Prescilla \pr(es)-cilla, pres(cil)-la\ as a girls' name. Prescilla's root is Latin, and the meaning of the name Prescilla is "ancient, venerable". Prescilla is a variation of Priscilla (Latin). Biblical: a first-century Christian missionary. Not frequently used as a baby name.
Prescilla is an uncommon first name for females. Prescilla is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Prescilla and corresponding names. Popular varying forms of Prescilla (#unlisted) are Priscila and Priscilla (#484 the previous year). Adoption of these girl names reached its peak during the years 1940-1949 and has become much lower since, with the version Priscilla becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)