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Gender: Female Origin of Pru: Diminutive of Prudence, virtue name

The name Pru is a girl's name . Pru and is often added to lists like Nicknames for Baby Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

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With the return of the less obvious virtue names such as Verity and Prudence, vintage nickname names like Pru may follow in their wake.

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Also spelled Prue.


Zelliew Says:


It seems prudish to me

RoddyThlayli Says:


Although I have an extreme dislike of the name Prudence, I quite like the name Pru.