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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. PRIS-kə(English)
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Meaning & History

Feminine form of Priscus, a Roman family name meaning "ancient" in Latin. This name appears in the epistles in the New Testament, referring to Priscilla the wife of Aquila.
DiminutivesPriscilla(Ancient Roman) Priscilla(Biblical Latin)
Masculine FormPriscus(Ancient Roman)
Other Languages & CulturesPriska, 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)


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