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Girl Name: Prue

Name: Prue
Pronunciation: \p-rue\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: caution, discretion
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Pru, Bree, Brie
Similar Names: Drue, Arie, Cree, Dru, Page, Paule, Perle, Pris, Prudy, Prudie, Rue
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 18497


Prue \p-rue\ as a girl's name is a variant of Prudence (Latin), and the meaning of Prue is "caution, discretion".

The baby name Prue sounds like Pru, Bree and Brie. Other similar baby names are Drue, Arie, Cree, Dru, Page, Paule, Perle, Pris, Prudy, Prudie and Rue.


Prue is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#18497 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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