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What does Pru mean?

Pru Pronunciation of Pru [pru] as a girls' name has its root in Latin, and Pru means "caution, discretion". Pru is a variant form of Prudence (Latin).


Pru has 1 variant: Prue.

2 more relations via Prudence: Prudie and Prudy.

Creative forms:
(female) Laru, Paru, ..

(male) Ple, ..

Middle name pairings:
Pru Adele (P.A.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Pru (unlisted) are Prudence and Prudie. These relations of Pru were favored by parents 135 years ago (usage of 0.01%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Prudence, Prudie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Dru and Tru. Like Pru, these names are not commonly used.