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Gender: F Meaning of Precious: "of great worth, expensive" Origin of Precious: Latin word name

Though many might find it too syrupy, hundreds of parents each year choose this name for their daughters to make them feel special. Precious Ramotswe is the engaging African sleuth in the popular No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series.

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Precious, 2009 American film
Precious Ramotswe, protagonist of The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency series by Alexander McCall Smith