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Gender: F Meaning of Drusilla: "fruitful" Origin of Drusilla: Latin

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Drusilla is an ancient Roman name, (probably) borne by descendants of Antony and Cleopatra, and is one of the 'illa' names that are ready for a comeback, especially with its cute short form Dru.

Drusilla appears in the New Testament as the wife of Felix (twin alert?), and later made appearances in Thomas Hardy's Jude the Obscure, Wilkie Collins's The Moonstone and Faulkner's The Unvanquished. Drusilla is a vampire in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, and was a long-running character on the soap The Young and the Restlass.

An alternate spelling is Drucilla.

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Pop Culture References for the Name Drusilla

Drusilla Keeble, vampire character on TV's 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer'
Drusilla Clack, part-narrator of 'The Moonstone' (1868) by Wilkie Collins; niece of the late Sir J. Verinder
Drusilla, great-aunt to Jude Fawley in Hardy's 1896 novel 'Jude the Obscure'
Drusilla (a great beauty) in the New Testament, Acts 24:24, where Felix is said to have employed a magician to lure her away from her husband Aziz so that he could marry her
Drusilla Paddock, from the TV series "The Worst Witch"
Drusilla, "Wonder Girl," character on TV's "Wonder Woman"