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Prakash Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Prakash is of Hindi origin.

The meaning of Prakash is "light".  


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 boys given the name.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Prakash Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Prakash has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Prakash to other names.


What will your new little Prakash be like?

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Related Names

The names Prabha, Pradeepta, Pradipa, Prakasa are all forms of Prakash.

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Name Fun

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Be creative with the name Prakash.

Just for fun, see the name Prakash in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Indian names or Hindu names are listed in Our Baby Namer under Indian, Hindi and Sanskrit. Other names which may be used my Muslim Indians would be listed under Arabic or Iranian names.

Indian names generally contain a given name followed by some number of secondary names. Secondary names are often patronyms, names derived from the father, grandfather or other paternal ancestor, village names, occupation names, or names of gods.

Hindu given names are from Sanskrit. Given names derive from a number of sources including religion, nature, family names, and sanskrit vocabulary words. Sacred Hindu texts are the source of most names.