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What does Prescilla mean?

Prescilla Pronunciation of Prescilla [prescil-la] as a girls' name has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name Prescilla is "ancient, venerable". Prescilla is an alternate spelling of Priscilla (Latin). Biblical: a first-century Christian missionary.

Associated with: ancient (old).


Prescilla has 5 variants: Pracilla, Precilla, Pricilla, Prisilla and Prysilla.

7 more relations via Priscilla: Percilla, Prescill, Pricila, Priscella, Priscila, Priscylla and Prisila.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Prescilla Gloria (P.G.), ..

How popular is Prescilla?

Prescilla is an uncommon first name for females. Prescilla is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Prescilla (not ranked) are Pricilla, Priscila and Priscilla (#502 the previous year). Other forms, like Pracilla, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Prescilla was well-received among parents in the 1940s (median #1266) and has become much reduced since (#1500, 72%), with the version Priscilla becoming less in vogue. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Pricilla, Priscila, Priscilla in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arcilla, Arella, Aricella, Aristella, Arvilla, Averilla, Breila, Cecila, Cecilla, Chrysilla, Creolla, Cristella, Csilla, Drewsila (see Drusilla), Drucella, Drucilla, Druesilla, Druscilla, Drusella, Drusilla, Ersila, Fredella, Gracella, Graciela, Graciella, Grisella, Kemilla, Kristella, Lucilla, Maresella (see Marisela), Mercilla, Meshella, Mireilla, Neilla, Orella, Orilla, Orsolla, Pamilla, Pascalle, Pascuala, Pella, Pernella, Pernilla, Pernille, Precia, Preciosa, Precious, Priela, Priella, Princella, Prisca, Prisciliana, Prunella, Redmilla (see Radmilla), Sevilla, Tehilla and Ursella. These names tend to be more frequently used than Prescilla.

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