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What does Prissy mean?

Prissy Pronunciation of Prissy [pris-sy] as a girls' name is a Latin name, and the meaning of Prissy is "ancient, venerable". Prissy is a version of Priscilla (Latin). Biblical: a first-century Christian missionary.

Associated with: ancient (old).


Prissy has 1 variant: Prissie.

3 more relations via Priscilla: Pris, Prisca and Prisila.

Creative forms:
(female) Prisie, Prisy, ..

(male) Prismo, Pristo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Prissy Kenzley (P.K.), ..

How popular is Prissy?

Prissy is an unusual first name for women. Prissy is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Priscilla (#502 in recent rankings) is the only popular variation form of Prissy (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Prisca, are uncommon. This relation of Prissy was popular during 1940-1949 (#147) and has become much less popular since (#502, 71.8%), with Priscilla becoming less stylish. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bessy, Brissa, Cassy, Chassy, Chessy, Chrissy, Chrisy, Cissy, Cressy, Crissa, Crissey, Crissy, Cristy, Daisy, Drisy, Eriss, Essy, Flossy, Gipsy, Issy, Jessy, Kassy, Kessy, Krissa, Krissy, Kristy, Krisy, Lissy, Maisy, Missy, Nessy, Paisley, Pansey, Pansy, Paris, Parisa, Parish, Parissa, Patrisse, Patsy, Philly, Pippy, Posey, Posy, Priela, Prima, Prudy, Purity, Quinsy, Sessy, Sissy, Tessy, Trissa and Ursy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Prissy.

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