What does Prescilla mean?
Prescilla /pres-cil-la/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name. Prescilla's root is Latin, and the meaning of the name Prescilla is "ancient, venerable". Prescilla is an alternate spelling, with the prefix Pre-, of Priscilla (Latin). Biblical: a first-century Christian missionary.
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)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Prescilla and corresponding names. Popular varying forms of Prescilla (not ranked) are Priscila and Priscilla (#484 the previous year). Forms like Cilla are uncommon. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak during the years 1940-1949 (usage of 0.427%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.258%, ▼39.6%), with the version Priscilla becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)