Prudence (given name)

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Prudence
Giotto - Scrovegni - -40- - Prudence.jpg
Prudentia, by Giotto di Bondone
Gender feminine
Origin
Meaning prudence, good judgment
Other names
Nickname(s) Pru, Prue
Derived Latin

Prudence is a feminine given name. The name is a Medieval form of the Latin Prudentia, meaning prudence, i.e. good judgment.

The usual diminutive or short form is Pru or Prue. These may also be short for the unrelated name Prunella, which means plum.

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