Prescilla

Prescilla - A very unique female name



  Aug 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Prescilla appeared on the charts for the first time in 1922 on position #2061. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Prescilla and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Prescilla? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Prescilla. The baby girl name Prescilla was given to 5 baby girls in 2005, ranking #5497 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 305,543 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Prescilla peaked in popularity 81 years ago in 1938 on position 1262.



Famous with this name

Vanesha Prescilla
Prescilla Brot
Prescilla Reami


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Prescilla is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Prescilla is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #3,974 - and is the least popular in California at position #3,974.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Prescilla is where you live.


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Prescilla origin and meaning

Prescilla is a 9 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Prescilla, pop culture references for the name Prescilla and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Prescilla

We've found the following names that sound similar to Prescilla, sorted by popularity.

Priscilla / Presley / Priscila / Pricilla / Preslee / Pricila / Preslie / Prisila / Presleigh / Prisilla /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20055497
20035309
20023890
19993646
19973957
19953106
19944039
19932731
19922823
19912589
19903464
19893485
19883283
19863327
19853745
19843660
19822068
19813101
19803524
19782844
19773290
19722867
19592435
19572349
19532200
19521799
19511770
19501556
19492064
19481579
19471550
19461759
19451827
19441422
19431511
19411401
19401313
19391428
19381262
19371707
19351370
19222061

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California3974

Even more about Prescilla


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Prescilla a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Prescilla?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1938
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Prescilla
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 305,543
Letter count 9
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1922
2005 births +5

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