Drusilla

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Drusilla

Drusilla is an English female given name derived ultimately from the Roman Drusus, in turn from the Greek drosos (dew). It has the meaning "fruitful" or "dewy-eyed". As a name appearing in the Bible, it was adopted by English speakers in the 17th century. The name has never been very popular in the United States. It was almost last ranked among the top 1,000 names for American girls born in 1914, when it was number 958. From 1880 to 1914, according to Social Security Administration records, it never ranked higher than 612th in 1886. Although it is rare, it is still most common in the United States.[1][2]

  • Variations are Drucilla and Druscilla.
  • Diminutive forms are Dru and Cilla (also more usually the diminutive of Priscilla)

Bearers of the name include:

Fictional characters of this name include:

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