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What does Prentice mean?

Prentice Pronunciation of Prentice [pren-tice] as a boys' name is pronounced PREN-tiss. It is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Prentice is "apprentice".


Prentice has 2 variants: Prentis and Prentiss.

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Middle name pairings:
Prentice Fernando (P.F.), ..

How popular is Prentice?

Prentice is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#4212 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Prentice reached its peak position of #1036 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Prentice name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Prentice outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Prentiss and Prentis are the prominent varying forms of Prentice. These relations of Prentice were favored as baby names in the 1900s (median #1310).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Prentice, Prentis, Prentiss in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Anastice, Anstice, Brentin, Brice, Canice, Curtice, Darence, Felice, Gentile, Justice, Lorence, Paice, Patrice, Pearce, Peerce, Peirce, Pelike (see Felix), Perce, Percie, Peregrine, Perrie, Pete, Petre, Phenix, Pierce, Ponce, Pontius, Presslee, Prestcot, Prestley, Preston, Prewit, Prewitt, Price, Prime, Prince, Printz, Printze (see Prince), Prinze, Prudentius, Pryce, Spence, Terence, Torence and Trentin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Prentice.