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Meaning & History

French form of Prudens and Prudentius.

Notable bearers of this name include the French athlete Prudent Joye (1913-1980), the Belgian soccer player and coach Prudent Bettens (1943-2010) and Prudent Beaudry (1816-1893), an American politician of French Canadian descent who became the 13th mayor of Los Angeles in 1874.
Added 2/19/2012 by Lucille
Edited 1/22/2019 by Lucille, Evil and Frollein Gladys