Priscilla name meaning
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Priscilla Name Meaning

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Priscilla

   

Meaning of Priscilla

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Priscilla Name Origin

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Priscilla name origin
Diminutive form of the Latin Prisca, a feminine form of Priscus, which is a Roman surname derived from priscus (ancient, primitive).
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The girl's name Priscilla is of Latin origin, and its meaning is "ancient, venerable".

Priscilla and her husband Aquila were friends and assistants of Paul, who stayed in their house at Corinth for eighteen months.

Saint Prisca was a woman who lived in Roman times. At the age of 13, she was tortured and beheaded because she refused to give up her Christian faith. She was later made into a saint and martyr for the Catholic Church.
 This name come from the Latin Prisca, a feminine form of Priscus, which is a Roman surname derived from priscus -ancient, primitive. Priscilla is a delicate name that means YOUNG, BEAUTIFUL, AND TROUBLEMAKER. Diminutive form of the Latin Prisca, a feminine form of Priscus, which is a Roman surname derived from priscus (ancient, primitive). Priscilla name was borne from the 1st century Saint Prisca, a young woman martyred under Claudius II. This name was mostly adopted from English Puritans in the 17th century and it saw a revival in the 19th century. Priscilla is the feminine from of the En
Priscilla Name also appears in following Origin(s): Hebrew
Priscilla also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Biblical, Australian, Chinese, Danish
Famous Name Priscilla
Priscilla Horton
was a popular English singer and actress, known for her role as Ariel in W. C. Macready's production of The Tempest in 1838 and "fairy" burlesques at Covent Garden Theatre. Later, she was known, along with her husband, Thomas German Reed, for creating the family-friendly German Reed Entertainments. There, she was a mentor to W. S. Gilbert, and her performances inspired Gilbert to create some of his famous contralto roles.
 
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