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  1. Priscillanoun

    of biblical origin.

  2. Priscillanoun

    An early Christian also known as Prisca.

  3. Etymology: Feminine diminutive form of a Roman cognomen Priscus, "ancient".


  1. Priscilla

    Priscilla is an English female given name adopted from Latin Prisca, derived from priscus. One suggestion is that it is intended to bestow long life on the bearer.The name first appears in the New Testament of Christianity variously as Priscilla or Prisca, a female leader in early Christianity.The name also appears along with Maximilla, as female leaders in the Montanist controversy of the 2nd century AD. The name appears in English literature in Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene (1596), and was adopted as an English name by the Puritans in the 17th century.


  1. Priscilla

    Priscilla Betti, whose real name is Préscilla Betti, is a French singer and actress.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Priscilla in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Priscilla in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Priscilla in a Sentence

  1. Mark Zuckerberg:

    Priscilla and I are so happy to welcome our daughter Max into this world.

  2. Benny Roshan:

    This kind of raises the question of which of those three scenarios necessitates Priscilla filing a lawsuit through her attorney-in-fact.

  3. Tom Jones:

    She said, ‘I can’t believe that Elvis would be in the bathroom with you at the same time – he never was with me!’ i said, ‘Well, he was with me, Priscilla. He was. I was naked, and he was half-naked’ – because he had gone to the toilet and had to get his leather pants up. They were North Beach leather, which were hard to get up.

  4. Tom Jones:

    We’re not dating, but we do go out to dinner, a friend of mine, Jeff Franklin, is a TV producer, and he’s got a big house up in LA. We’ll go up there and have sing-a-longs and things like that. She’s up there a lot, and so, we talk, and she’s a very dear friend of mine, Priscilla. I mean, I met her in the ‘60s, and she’s been a friend of mine ever since. But there is nothing romantic, no.

  5. Henry Aldridge:

    The document is signed by Elvis (twice in his full name Elvis Aaron Presley and once with his initials EAP) and four times by Priscilla (three times in her name Priscilla Ann Presley and once with her initial's PAP) also signed with their attorneys signatures.

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