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Priscilla

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How popular is the baby name Priscilla in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 26 26 0
1881 27 27 0
1882 35 35 0
1883 27 27 0
1884 40 40 0
1885 32 32 0
1886 42 42 0
1887 51 51 0
1888 56 56 0
1889 39 39 0
1890 40 40 0
1891 51 51 0
1892 50 50 0
1893 51 51 0
1894 59 59 0
1895 63 63 0
1896 72 72 0
1897 73 73 0
1898 71 71 0
1899 59 59 0
1900 110 110 0
1901 72 72 0
1902 79 79 0
1903 79 79 0
1904 80 80 0
1905 88 88 0
1906 107 107 0
1907 117 117 0
1908 106 106 0
1909 99 99 0
1910 142 142 0
1911 148 148 0
1912 205 205 0
1913 241 241 0
1914 279 279 0
1915 392 392 0
1916 440 440 0
1917 456 456 0
1918 518 518 0
1919 557 557 0
1920 637 637 0
1921 723 723 0
1922 761 761 0
1923 817 811 6
1924 861 861 0
1925 830 830 0
1926 834 834 0
1927 904 899 5
1928 886 886 0
1929 842 842 0
1930 829 824 5
1931 749 749 0
1932 728 728 0
1933 676 676 0
1934 664 664 0
1935 774 774 0
1936 758 758 0
1937 797 797 0
1938 1,026 1,026 0
1939 1,549 1,542 7
1940 1,977 1,969 8
1941 1,981 1,970 11
1942 2,001 1,991 10
1943 1,836 1,831 5
1944 1,574 1,574 0
1945 1,413 1,413 0
1946 1,666 1,660 6
1947 1,932 1,932 0
1948 1,846 1,846 0
1949 1,936 1,936 0
1950 1,672 1,672 0
1951 1,589 1,589 0
1952 1,553 1,548 5
1953 1,385 1,379 6
1954 1,308 1,308 0
1955 1,281 1,281 0
1956 1,351 1,351 0
1957 1,454 1,449 5
1958 1,394 1,394 0
1959 1,271 1,271 0
1960 1,222 1,214 8
1961 1,095 1,089 6
1962 1,211 1,211 0
1963 1,254 1,245 9
1964 1,140 1,140 0
1965 944 944 0
1966 846 846 0
1967 869 869 0
1968 859 859 0
1969 922 922 0
1970 939 932 7
1971 905 905 0
1972 765 765 0
1973 832 826 6
1974 915 906 9
1975 722 722 0
1976 790 790 0
1977 911 911 0
1978 1,105 1,099 6
1979 1,256 1,256 0
1980 1,439 1,432 7
1981 1,544 1,539 5
1982 1,496 1,489 7
1983 1,519 1,509 10
1984 1,608 1,600 8
1985 1,715 1,701 14
1986 1,543 1,535 8
1987 1,658 1,647 11
1988 1,812 1,812 0
1989 1,748 1,740 8
1990 1,761 1,754 7
1991 1,793 1,779 14
1992 1,731 1,726 5
1993 1,595 1,595 0
1994 1,511 1,506 5
1995 1,307 1,307 0
1996 1,093 1,093 0
1997 1,162 1,156 6
1998 1,283 1,283 0
1999 1,289 1,289 0
2000 1,170 1,170 0
2001 1,127 1,127 0
2002 1,088 1,088 0
2003 1,078 1,078 0
2004 919 919 0
2005 906 906 0
2006 873 873 0
2007 876 876 0
2008 775 775 0
2009 771 771 0
2010 619 619 0
2011 610 610 0
2012 626 626 0
2013 629 629 0
2014 650 650 0
2015 627 627 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Priscilla baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 117,797 babies born with the name Priscilla in the United States. That's more than enough Priscillas to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 26 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Priscilla" was in 1942 with a total of 1,991 babies. (That's a lot of baby Priscillas)

According to the 1911 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Priscilla" ranks #98 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, 29 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 1911. Across the entire United States a total of 148 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Priscilla" mean? The list below shows the origins of Priscilla as well as things modernly associated with the name Priscilla such as celebrities named Priscilla.

Origin and Meaning of Priscilla

The name "Priscilla" is of Latin origin, and it means "Ancient". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Priscilla Presley

Priscilla Presley is an actress and businesswoman. Priscilla was born in 1945 as Priscilla Ann Wagner in Brooklyn, New York, United States.

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Priscilla Chan

Priscilla Chan is a singer specializing in cantopop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1983 to present. Priscilla was born in 1965 as Priscilla Chan Wai-han (???) in Hong Kong.

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Bobbi Eden

Bobbi Eden is an adult biography. Bobbi was born in 1980 as Priscilla Hendrikse in The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands.

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Priscilla Barnes

Priscilla Barnes is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1977 to present. Priscilla was born in 1955 in Fort Dix, New Jersey, U.S.

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Priscilla Taylor

Priscilla Taylor is a playboy playmate . Priscilla was born in 1971 in Miami, Florida.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Priscilla

Priscilla Ahn
Priscilla Ahn Dream
Priscilla Faia
Priscilla Of Boston
Priscilla Shirer
Priscilla Clapp
Priscilla Lane
Priscilla Rainey

Alternative Meanings

P is for proud, you can hold your head up!

R is for realist, the way you are.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

S is for special, you are, you know!

C is for captive, your web of charm.

I is for ideals, no higher!

L is for love, everlasting.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Your name in reverse order is "Allicsirp". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Illrispca". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Priscilla born Feb 9, 2009

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Borneo approximately on 625. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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