Name: Priscilla

Origin and Meaning of the Name Priscilla

  • Meaning:
    Ancient
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (prih SIL ah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Priscilla

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Priscilla was an early convert to Christianity, she is mentioned in the book of Acts and some of Paul's letters.

    Priscilla Wagner was the wife of Elvis Presley.

    'The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert' was a film about drag queens who drive across the Australian outback in a bus named Priscilla.

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