Meaning:caution or discretion
Prudence is a girl's name of Latin origin. Derived from the Latin word "prudentia," this medieval name means "caution" or "discretion." While most commonly used during the 17th and 18th centuries, Prudence has seen a revival in recent years. Television viewers may recognize the name from the popular period drama Bridgerton, after Prudence Featherington, the somewhat haughty sister of Lady Penelope. Whether you want to inspire baby to use their smarts or you love a name with vintage vibes, Prudence is a contender worth considering.
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