PRONOUNCED: PRIS-kə (English) [key]
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.
MASCULINE FORM: Priscus (Ancient Roman) OTHER LANGUAGES: Priska, Priskilla (Biblical Greek), Cece, Cissy, Pris, Priscilla, Prissy, Sissie, Sissy (English), Priska (German), Piroska, Piri (Hungarian), Priscilla, Scilla (Italian), Priscila (Portuguese), Priscila (Spanish)
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