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Names starting with Pr

Pranay - Hindi name meaning "romance."
Prasad - Hindi name meaning "offering to God."
Prakash - Hindi name meaning "light."
Priscila - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Priscilla, meaning "ancient."
Proserpine - Variant spelling of Roman Proserpina, meaning "to emerge."
Pridbor - Slavic name composed of the elements prid "first, foremost" and bor "battle," hence "foremost warrior."
Procris - Latin form of Greek Prokris, possibly meaning either "dew" or "to condemn." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Cephalus.
Primitiva - Feminine form of Roman Latin Primitivus, meaning "first-formed."
Prudentia - Feminine form of Latin Prudentius, meaning "cautious."
Praise - English name derived from the vocabulary word, "praise," from Old French preisier, from Late Latin preciare, meaning "price," hence "to value."
Pranvera - Albanian name meaning "spring."
Pryderi - Welsh myth name the son of Pwyll and Rhiannon, meaning "care, worry."
Priya - Hindi name meaning "beloved."
Primrose - English name derived from the flower name, from Latin prima rosa, meaning "first rose." 
Praxis - Greek name meaning "practice," "exercise," or"action."
Primus - Late Latin name meaning "first."
Prokopy - Variant spelling of Russian Prokopiy, meaning "advance, progress."
Prem - Hindi name meaning "love."
Prabhat - Hindi name meaning "dawn."
Pru - Short form of English Prudence "cautious" and Prunella "little prune."
Prabhu - Hindi name meaning "creator; powerful."
Prasutagus -  Celtic name of a king of the Iceni and husband of Boudica. 
Prudence - English form of Latin Prudentia, meaning "cautious." This is a virtue name popular with the Puritans. Some others are Charity, Chastity, Faith, Honor, and Hope.
Pradeep - Hindi name meaning "shine."
Pratap - Hindi name meaning "dignity, majesty."
Prosper - English name derived from Latin Prosperus, meaning "fortunate, successful."
Przemko - Pet form of Polish Przemysław, meaning "bright thinker."
Predrag - Serbian name, probably composed of the Slavic elements prid "foremost, leading" and drag "dear, precious," hence "most precious one." 
Praxiteles - Greek name composed of the elements praxis "action, exercise, practice," and telos "aim, goal."
Priamos - Greek name, possibly derived from the Luwian compound priimuua, meaning "exceptionally courageous." Luwian is closely related to Hittite. In mythology, this is the name of a king of Troy.
Prek - Albanian name meaning "touch."
Premyslas - Anglicized form of Latin Premislaus, meaning "cunning."
Preben - Contracted form of Danish Predbjørn, meaning "magnificent bear."
Primo - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Primus, meaning "first."
Prudencio - Spanish form of Latin Prudentius, meaning "cautious."
Pramod - Hindi name meaning "happiness, joy."
Pranav - Hindi name meaning "Om," the sacred syllable.
Prabhakar - Hindi name meaning "light-maker; sun." 
Prochorus - Latin form of Greek Prochoros, meaning "leader of the dance." In the bible, this is the name of one of the seven deacons chosen by the church at Jerusalem.
Przemek - Pet form of Polish Przemysław, meaning "bright thinker." 
Praskoviya - Russian form of Greek Paraskeve, meaning "preparation."
Priscus - Roman family name, meaning "ancient."
Prosperus - Latin name meaning "fortunate, successful."
Promêtheus - Greek name derived from the word promethes, meaning "foresight." In mythology, this is the name of the Titan who was punished by Zeus for stealing fire to give to mankind.
Prapion - Armenian name meaning "tube rose."
Priam - Short form of Greek Priamos, possibly meaning "exceptionally courageous." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Troy.
Pratibha - Hindi name meaning "talented."
Pris - English short form of Roman Latin Priscilla, meaning "ancient."
Prema - Feminine form of Hindi Prem, meaning "love."
Prue - Short form of English Prudence "cautious" and Prunella "little prune."
Prokris - Greek name, possibly meaning either "dew" or "to condemn." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Cephalus.
Pratima - Hindi name meaning "idol, statue." 
Proserpina - Roman form of Greek Persephone ("person-slayer"), derived from Latin proserpere, meaning "to emerge." In mythology, this is the name of a daughter of Ceres and Jupiter. 
Predbjørn - Modern form of Old Danish Pridbjørn, meaning "magnificent bear." 
Prissy - English pet form of Latin Priscilla, meaning "ancient."
Primitivus - Roman name meaning "first-formed."
Prunella - English name composed of Latin pruna "plum" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little prune."
Prospero - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Prosperus, meaning "fortunate, successful." Shakespeare used this name in his play "The Tempest."
Prokhor - Russian form of Greek Prochoros, meaning "leader of the dance."
Proinnteach - Irish name composed of the Gaelic elements proinn "banquet" and teach "hall, house," denoting a "generous person." 
Princess - English name derived from the title, itself from Old French princesse, a feminine form of Prince, meaning "chief, first."
Primula - English name derived from Latin prima, meaning "first, prime."
Pridbjørn - Old Danish name composed of the Old Norse elements prýðr "magnificent, stately" and bjørn "bear," hence "magnificent bear." Equated with Slavic Pridbor.
Prasanna - Hindi name meaning "pleased."
Prabodhan - Hindi name meaning "knowledge."
Prôteus - Greek name derived from the word protos, meaning "of the first." In mythology, this is the sea god Homer called the "Old Man of the Sea." Some equate him with the Phoenician sea-god Milk-qart.
Pryce - Welsh surname transferred to forename use, derived from ap Rhys, meaning "son of Rhys."
Prudenzio - Italian form of Latin Prudentius, meaning "cautious."
Prudentius - Late Latin name derived from the word prudens, meaning "cautious."
Prudencia - Feminine form of Spanish Prudencio, meaning "cautious."
Prokopiy - Russian form of Greek Prokopios, meaning "advance, progress."
Prokopios - Greek name derived from the word prokope, meaning "advance, progress."
Proinsias - Irish Gaelic form of Latin Franciscus, meaning "French."
Procopius - Latin form of Greek Prokopios, meaning "advance, progress."
Prochoros - Greek name meaning "leader of the dance." In the bible, this is the name of one of the seven deacons chosen by the church at Jerusalem.
Pritbor - Wendish form of Slavic Pridbor, meaning "foremost warrior." 
Prince - English name derived from the title, prince, from Latin princeps, meaning "chief, first." 
Primož - Slovene form of Latin Primus, meaning "first."
Price - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Middle English element pris, meaning "price" or "prize." 
Premislaus - Latin form of Polish Przemysł, meaning "cunning." 
Premislas - Anglicized form of Latin Premislaus, meaning "cunning."
Pranciškus - Lithuanian form of Latin Franciscus, meaning "French."
Prabodh - Hindi name meaning "good advice."
Přemysl - Czech form of Polish Przemysł, meaning "cunning." 
Prometheus - Latin form of Greek Promêtheus, meaning "forethought." In mythology, this is the name of the Titan who was punished by Zeus for stealing fire to give to mankind.
Proteus - Latin form of Greek Prôteus, meaning "of the first." In mythology, this is the sea god Homer called the "Old Man of the Sea." Some equate him with the Phoenician sea-god Milk-qart.
Przemysł - Polish byname transferred to forename use, derived from an Old Polish noun meaning "trick, stratagem," hence "cunning." 
Przemysław - Polish name meaning "bright thinker." Related to Przemysł.

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