Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. PRIS-kə(English)

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.

Related Names

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)


People think this name is

classic   upper class   wholesome   refined   strange   serious  

Name Days

France: January 18
Germany: January 18


Entry updated April 25, 2021