What does Prescilla mean?
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, with the prefix Pre-, of Priscilla (Latin). Biblical: a first-century Christian missionary.
Associated with: ancient (old).
(female) Piercilla, Presla, ..
(male) Prescilila, Prescillal, ..
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. Below is a graphed study of the statistics of the girl name Prescilla and corresponding 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)
Similar NamesRecommended 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.See names in meaning and etymology.