US Popularity:11704
Other Origin(s):Roman
Imbued with great esteem, Prisca is a girl's name of Latin origin possessing a remarkable reputation within the Old Testament. A feminine form of the Roman word priscus, the name means "ancient" and is recognized as a rarer version of Priscilla. In this regard, Prisca is greatly associated with the wife of Aquilla, known as Priscilla or Priscila, who worked and traveled with Paul the Apostle. The name is also associated with Saint Prisca, a young Roman woman who was executed for her faith, whose feast day occurs on the 18th of January. Far from old-fashioned, Prisca is an undoubtedly forward-thinking name sure to inspire baby to push past tradition with relish.

Prisca Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Prisca is currently #2676 on The Bump
Girl:Prisca is currently #1180 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Prisca is currently #11704 in U.S. births
Girl:Prisca is currently #7681 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 4091
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lanksy, pg. 253

  • Behind the Name, Prisca, April 2021

  • Abarim Publications, Prisca meaning

  • Name Doctor, Prisca

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