Other Origin(s):Roman
Meaning:Ancient, venerable
A girl’s name of Latin origin, Pricilla is a beautiful name that stems from the Roman family title Priscus, meaning “ancient, venerable.” Also spelled as Priscilla, this name made its first appearance in the New Testament of Christianity and is a form of Prisca. Pricilla has proven to be timeless, remaining popular throughout the ages in many cultures. It gained the love of the Puritans, who adopted it as an English name in the 17th century. If you’re looking for something a little more laid-back for baby, the adorable epithet Cilla will make a lovely first name. With a name like Pricilla, baby will feel inspired to earn respect and admiration from those around them.
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