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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 transcription of Prudence (Latin). Compare last name Pro.


Pru has 1 variant: Prue.

Pru has 3 more related variations via Prudence: Prudencia, Prudie and Prudy.

Kreatif forms: Papru, Prula, Prupa. [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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Prudence in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Dru, Pera and Peri. Like Pru, these names are not commonly used.