Origin:Latin
Popularity:5027
Meaning:of great value or highly esteemed
Precious as a girl's name is of Latin origin meaning "of great value or highly esteemed". It is a term of endearment. In Catholic tradition, it also refers to the "precious blood of Christ".

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Source: Social Security Administration

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