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Prudence Name Popularity

How popular is the name Prudence? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 1,016 7 0.0012%
1914 0 0%
1915 1,093 12 0.0013%
1916 1,013 18 0.0019%
1917 970 21 0.0021%
1918 1,348 8 0.0007%
1919 1,125 15 0.0014%
1920 879 34 0.0031%
1921 1,058 21 0.0018%
1922 1,031 23 0.0021%
1923 1,206 15 0.0013%
1924 999 29 0.0025%
1925 910 33 0.0029%
1926 836 41 0.0037%
1927 883 37 0.0033%
1928 1,178 14 0.0013%
1929 1,031 20 0.0019%
1930 938 27 0.0026%
1931 1,451 6 0.0006%
1932 1,119 13 0.0013%
1933 1,107 13 0.0014%
1934 1,296 7 0.0007%
1935 1,161 11 0.0011%
1936 1,041 16 0.0017%
1937 982 20 0.002%
1938 840 34 0.0033%
1939 750 44 0.0043%
1940 949 24 0.0023%
1941 901 32 0.0028%
1942 817 47 0.0037%
1943 641 93 0.0071%
1944 731 63 0.0051%
1945 711 63 0.0052%
1946 847 54 0.0037%
1947 1,081 31 0.0019%
1948 858 57 0.0036%
1949 943 46 0.0029%
1950 1,393 14 0.0009%
1951 1,192 24 0.0014%
1952 1,202 25 0.0014%
1953 1,254 23 0.0013%
1954 1,565 12 0.0007%
1955 1,665 11 0.0006%
1956 1,421 19 0.001%
1957 1,779 9 0.0005%
1958 0 0%
1959 1,866 8 0.0004%
1960 1,900 8 0.0004%
1961 1,976 7 0.0004%
1962 2,265 5 0.0003%
1963 1,827 11 0.0006%
1964 2,433 5 0.0003%
1965 0 0%
1966 0 0%
1967 0 0%
1968 0 0%
1969 2,297 6 0.0004%
1970 1,857 14 0.0009%
1971 1,193 49 0.0033%
1972 1,184 45 0.0033%
1973 1,368 31 0.0024%
1974 1,960 11 0.0008%
1975 2,455 6 0.0005%
1976 1,995 12 0.0009%
1977 0 0%
1978 0 0%
1979 2,980 5 0.0004%
1980 0 0%
1981 0 0%
1982 0 0%
1983 0 0%
1984 0 0%
1985 0 0%
1986 0 0%
1987 0 0%
1988 0 0%
1989 0 0%
1990 0 0%
1991 0 0%
1992 0 0%
1993 0 0%
1994 0 0%
1995 3,911 5 0.0003%
1996 0 0%
1997 0 0%
1998 0 0%
1999 0 0%
2000 0 0%
2001 0 0%
2002 0 0%
2003 3,691 5 0.0003%
2004 0 0%
2005 0 0%
2006 0 0%
2007 0 0%
2008 3,170 10 0.0006%
2009 3,366 7 0.0005%
2010 2,863 12 0.0008%
2011 2,183 28 0.002%
2012 3,218 7 0.0005%
2013 3,111 7 0.0005%
2014 3,479 5 0.0003%
2015 2,533 17 0.0012%
2016 2,081 29 0.002%
2017 1,743 47 0.0034%
2018 2,117 25 0.0018%
2019 1,687 47 0.0035%
2020 2,590 25 0.002%

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What names are diminutives of Prudence?

A diminutive is a name that’s like Prudence sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Prudence, but shorter.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Prudy

Caution, discretion

Latin


What names are variants of Prudence?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Prudence.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Pru

Caution, discretion

Latin

Prudencia

Caution, discretion

Latin

Prudie

Caution, discretion

Latin

Prudy

Caution, discretion

Latin

Prue

Caution, discretion

Latin


What names sound like Prudence?

If you like how Prudence sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Prudence.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Bridnee

From Brittany or Great Britain

Latin

Byrdene

Little bird

American

Parthenie

Maiden

Greek


What names are similar to Prudence?

Find a name that’s like Prudence, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Verity

Truth

Latin


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  1. Dear Prudence is her dad’s favorite Beatles song and I love the old school feel of the name.


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