Popularity:16609
Origin:Latin
Other Origin(s):Roman
Meaning:ancient
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. Celebrated by many as an early leader, Priscilla possessed agency, loyalty, and literary excellence. Her possible merits are many, though shrouded in mystery by virtue of her womanhood. However, Priscilla is a shining example of equality owing to her ability to work on par and alongside her husband. Far from old-fashioned, Prisca is an undoubtedly forward-thinking name sure to inspire baby to push past tradition with relish.
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