Precious - Meaning of Precious

What does Precious mean?

[ 1 syll. pre-ciou(s), pr-ecio-us ] The baby girl name Precious is pronounced PR-SH-ahS- †. Precious' origin, as well as its use, is in the English language. Its meaning is literally from the vocabulary word precious. The name is derived from the common English word.

Variation transcriptions of Precious include Preciosa (Latin and Spanish), Presh, Preshis, Preshys, and Presious.

See also the related categories, english and word (element).

Precious is rare as a baby name for girls. At the peak of its usage in 1998, 0.038% of baby girls were given the name Precious. Its ranking then was #380. The baby name has since dropped out of favor, and is of only very modest use now. Out of all girl names in its group, Precious was nonetheless the most regularly used in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Precious include Pares, Parice, Paries, Pariss, Parisse, Park, Parke, Parkes, Parks, Parsee, Perach, Perke, Peroose, Perooze, Perse, Pierce, Porche, Porcshe, Porsche, and Porschee.

† Pronunciation for Precious: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"

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