- a female given name.
Examples from the Web for drusilla
Historical Examples of drusilla
Her tastes were simple, and she preferred "Broken Spears" to "Drusilla."Changing Winds
St. John G. Ervine
I stayed with his son Nathaniel; his wife was named Drusilla.
So he give it to Drusilla's youngest boy to raise in a flat for his birthday.Susan Clegg and a Man in the House
Look at Drusilla Pinner cross her feet, an' her a church-member, too!A Tar-Heel Baron
Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
They had no device, however, and Drusilla made the best of it.Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer Country
Joel Chandler Harris
Word Origin and History for drusilla
fem. proper name, Latin fem. diminutive of Drusus, frequent surname in Livian gens, earlier Drausus, perhaps a Celtic word meaning literally "strong" (cf. Old Celtic *dru- "oak," also "strong").