Given Name PRISCA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: PRIS-kə (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Feminine form of Priscus, a Roman family name which meant "ancient" in Latin. This name appears in the epistles in the New Testament, referring to Priscilla the wife of Aquila.

Categories

biblical, biblical women, Catholic saints, Orthodox saints, saints, Tolkien characters
DIMINUTIVES: Priscilla (Ancient Roman), Priscilla (Biblical Latin)
MASCULINE FORM: Priscus (Ancient Roman)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Priska, Priskilla (Biblical Greek), Cece, Cissy, Pris, Priscilla, Prissy, Sissie, Sissy (English), Priscilla, Priscille (French), Priska (German), Piroska, Piri (Hungarian), Priscilla, Scilla (Italian), Priscila (Portuguese), Priscila (Spanish)
Entry updated October 11, 2012