Precious

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Precious

  1. A surname​, originating as a male or female nickname.
  2. A female given name.
    • 2009 Alexander McCall Smith, Tea Time for the Traditionally Built, Abacus (2010), ISBN 9780349119977, page 6:
      She and Mma Ramotswe were fortunate, with their reasonably straightforward names of Grace and Precious respectively; she had contemporaries who were not so fortunate and had been saddled by their parents with names that were frankly ridiculous.