What does Pru mean?
Pru /pru/ [1 syll.] as a girls' name. Pru's root is Latin, and Pru means "caution, discretion". Pru is a variant form of Prudence (Latin). Compare last name Pro.
Pru has 1 variant: Prue.more]
How popular is Pru?
Pru is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Pru is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Pru and affiliated names. The only popular related form of Pru (unlisted) is Prudence. This girl name reached the peak of its popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.405%) and is now significantly less widespread, with Prudence becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)