- a female given name: from a Roman family name.
Examples from the Web for priscilla
Marina Oswald and Priscilla Johnson McMillan hit it off immediately.Read This Book to Understand Lee Harvey Oswald
August 2, 2013
But wait is that … Facebook cofounder Mark Zuckerberg and his other half, Priscilla Chan?Prince William, John Edwards, Mark Zuckerberg & More Viral Videos
The Daily Beast Video
June 2, 2012
Priscilla Chan laid down the law for the Facebook founder when they were dating.Rules for New Husband Mark Zuckerberg to Live By
May 25, 2012
Priscilla Gilman on how she and her son rise to the challenge.Autism's Back-to-School Anxiety
September 24, 2011
Nick Adams co-stars in Priscilla Queen of the Desert as the Madonna-obsessed Felicia.Broadway's New Queen
March 17, 2011
And when he spoke she understood why he had been irresistible to Priscilla.
He liked her because he loved Priscilla; but he wanted her to like him, not because of Priscilla, but for himself.
Yet they were glad when even Priscilla had gone and left them to each other.
Then a clear thought: "He's angry with me because he can't be angry with Priscilla."
Her pity for Priscilla went through and through her in wave after wave.
Word Origin and History for priscilla
fem. proper name, from Latin, fem. of Priscillus, diminutive of Priscus, from priscus "antique, old-fashioned, old, ancient, primitive, venerable;" related to prior (see prior (adj.)).