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Meaning & History

Late Latin name derived from prudens "prudence, good judgement". This was the name of a 9th-century bishop of Troyes. He is considered a local saint there.
Feminine FormPrudentia
Other Languages & CulturesPrudence French Prudenzio Italian Prudencio Spanish

Categories

history, saints, virtues, wisdom
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute