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What does Pris mean?

Pris Pronunciation of Pris [pris] as a name for girls is a Latin name, and Pris means "ancient, venerable". Pris is an alternate form of Priscilla (Latin). Biblical: a first-century Christian missionary.

Associated with: ancient (old).


4 related forms via Priscilla: Prisca, Prisila, Prissie and Prissy.

Creative forms:
(female) Pais, Pres, ..


Middle name pairings:
Pris Reese (P.R.), ..

How popular is Pris?

Pris is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Pris is an uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only popular related form of Pris (not in Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 is Priscilla (#502 from recent data). Other forms, like Prissie, are uncommon. Adoption of this relation of Pris reached its most widespread 75 years ago (#147) and is now much reduced (#502, down 72%), with Priscilla becoming less stylish. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alis, Anis, Ardis, Artis, Avis, Caris, Chris, Cis, Cris, Doris, Edris, Elis, Eris, Idris, Iris, Isis, Karis, Khris, Kris, Lis, Lois, Loris, Lyris, Maris, Meris, Neris, Nis, Paris, Parisa, Parish, Parris, Peri, Perris, Persis, Phil, Pia, Pip, Prima, Pru, Prue, Sis, Tais and Tris. These names tend to be more commonly used than Pris.

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