Priscilla Name Meaning and Origin

Priscilla is a Girl name. The name is originated from ‘Latin’ origin. The baby name Priscilla means “Old-Time”.


Priscilla Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Latin”



Priscilla is a Girl name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “pri + SIL + a”


Priscilla Name Meaning:

Priscilla originates in Latin language and means “old-time, ancient”. It is a variation of Prisca, ultimately derived from a family name Priscus. In English-speaking countries it has been used as a given name since the 17th century. Priscilla appears in the Bible as Aquila’s wife, as well as in Edmund Spenser’s The Faerie Queen.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Prissy, Prysilla, Cilla, Prissie, Pris, Priscella


Famous people with this name:

Priscilla, Biblical missionary married to Aquila;

Priscilla Mullins Alden, wife of American Plymouth colonist John Alden;

(Elizabeth) Priscilla Cooper Tyler, acting First Lady of the U.S. as daughter-in-law of President John Tyler;

Priscilla Jane Owens (1829-1899), hymnist;

Priscilla Lexandro, French-American daughter of Khloe Lexandro;

Priscilla Ann Presley, American actress; ex-wife of Elvis;

Priscilla Marie “CeCe” Winans, American gospel singer ;

Priscilla Morrill, American actress;

Priscilla Natalie Ahn, American singer/songwriter ;

Priscilla Chan, American physician; wife of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg ;

Priscilla Richman Owen, U.S. federal judge;

Priscilla Martel, American baker and cookbook author;

Priscilla Lane, American singer/actress of The Lane Sisters;

Priscilla Florencio, Brazilian pop singer;

Priscilla Lopez, American singer and actress;

Prescillia “Priscilla” Betti, French singer and actress;

Priscilla Marie Pointer, American actress;

Priscilla Kemble, English stage actress;

Priscilla Horton, English stage actress;

Priscilla Chan (Wai-han), Hong Kong pop singer;

Priscilla Barnes, American actress;

Priscilla “Cilla” Robertson, daughter of Jep and Jessica Robertson of reality TV’s “Duck Dynasty”;

Priscilla Lee Taylor, American model, actress & Playboy Playmate




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