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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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Pop Culture References for the name Precious

(Claireece) Precious Jones, main character in "Push" by Sapphire and 2009 film "Precious"
Precious Ramotswe, main character in "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" series by Alexander McCall Smith
My Precious, Gollum's term for the One Ring in the Lord of the Rings