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Names starting with Pr

Pranvera - Albanian name meaning "spring."
Pradeep - Hindi name meaning "shine."
Pritbor - Wendish form of Slavic Pridbor, meaning "foremost warrior." 
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.
Pryce - Welsh surname transferred to forename use, derived from ap Rhys, meaning "son of Rhys."
Prakash - Hindi name meaning "light."
Pratap - Hindi name meaning "dignity, majesty."
Prosperus - Latin name meaning "fortunate, successful."
Pryderi - Welsh myth name the son of Pwyll and Rhiannon, meaning "care, worry."
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.
Primo - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Primus, meaning "first."
Primrose - English name derived from the flower name, from Latin prima rosa, meaning "first rose." 
Praskoviya - Russian form of Greek Paraskeve, meaning "preparation."
Prabhat - Hindi name meaning "dawn."
Pratibha - Hindi name meaning "talented."
Prabodh - Hindi name meaning "good advice."
Prabhu - Hindi name meaning "creator; powerful."
Praxis - Greek name meaning "practice," "exercise," or"action."
Priscus - Roman family name, meaning "ancient."
Pridbjørn - Old Danish name composed of the Old Norse elements prýðr "magnificent, stately" and bjørn "bear," hence "magnificent bear." Equated with Slavic Pridbor.
Prem - Hindi name meaning "love."
Prasad - Hindi name meaning "offering to God."
Priya - Hindi name meaning "beloved."
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.
Prapion - Armenian name meaning "tube rose."
Prema - Feminine form of Hindi Prem, meaning "love."
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.
Pratima - Hindi name meaning "idol, statue." 
Preben - Contracted form of Danish Predbjørn, meaning "magnificent bear."
Prudenzio - Italian form of Latin Prudentius, meaning "cautious."
Prasutagus -  Celtic name of a king of the Iceni and husband of Boudica. 
Prudentius - Late Latin name derived from the word prudens, meaning "cautious."
Prissy - English pet form of Latin Priscilla, meaning "ancient."
Pranciškus - Lithuanian form of Latin Franciscus, meaning "French."
Prek - Albanian name meaning "touch."
Primož - Slovene form of Latin Primus, meaning "first."
Pranav - Hindi name meaning "Om," the sacred syllable.
Prokopios - Greek name derived from the word prokope, meaning "advance, progress."
Przemek - Pet form of Polish Przemysław, meaning "bright thinker." 
Princess - English name derived from the title, itself from Old French princesse, a feminine form of Prince, meaning "chief, first."
Procopius - Latin form of Greek Prokopios, meaning "advance, progress."
Pramod - Hindi name meaning "happiness, joy."
Pru - Short form of English Prudence "cautious" and Prunella "little prune."
Prince - English name derived from the title, prince, from Latin princeps, meaning "chief, first." 
Predbjørn - Modern form of Old Danish Pridbjørn, meaning "magnificent bear." 
Pranay - Hindi name meaning "romance."
Prabhakar - Hindi name meaning "light-maker; sun." 
Praise - English name derived from the vocabulary word, "praise," from Old French preisier, from Late Latin preciare, meaning "price," hence "to value."
Priscila - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Priscilla, meaning "ancient."
Premyslas - Anglicized form of Latin Premislaus, meaning "cunning."
Primus - Late Latin name meaning "first."
Prosper - English name derived from Latin Prosperus, meaning "fortunate, successful."
Priam - Short form of Greek Priamos, possibly meaning "exceptionally courageous." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Troy.
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.
Predrag - Serbian name, probably composed of the Slavic elements prid "foremost, leading" and drag "dear, precious," hence "most precious one." 
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. 
Premislaus - Latin form of Polish Przemysł, meaning "cunning." 
Prokopy - Variant spelling of Russian Prokopiy, meaning "advance, progress."
Prabodhan - Hindi name meaning "knowledge."
Primitiva - Feminine form of Roman Latin Primitivus, meaning "first-formed."
Prudencio - Spanish form of Latin Prudentius, meaning "cautious."
Primula - English name derived from Latin prima, meaning "first, prime."
Pris - English short form of Roman Latin Priscilla, meaning "ancient."
Proinnteach - Irish name composed of the Gaelic elements proinn "banquet" and teach "hall, house," denoting a "generous person." 
Prokopiy - Russian form of Greek Prokopios, meaning "advance, progress."
Przemko - Pet form of Polish Przemysław, meaning "bright thinker."
Prunella - English name composed of Latin pruna "plum" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little prune."
Prudentia - Feminine form of Latin Prudentius, meaning "cautious."
Prokhor - Russian form of Greek Prochoros, meaning "leader of the dance."
Prokris - Greek name, possibly meaning either "dew" or "to condemn." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Cephalus.
Primitivus - Roman name meaning "first-formed."
Prospero - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Prosperus, meaning "fortunate, successful." Shakespeare used this name in his play "The Tempest."
Pridbor - Slavic name composed of the elements prid "first, foremost" and bor "battle," hence "foremost warrior."
Prue - Short form of English Prudence "cautious" and Prunella "little prune."
Proserpine - Variant spelling of Roman Proserpina, meaning "to emerge."
Premislas - Anglicized form of Latin Premislaus, meaning "cunning."
Price - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Middle English element pris, meaning "price" or "prize." 
Praxiteles - Greek name composed of the elements praxis "action, exercise, practice," and telos "aim, goal."
Procris - Latin form of Greek Prokris, possibly meaning either "dew" or "to condemn." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Cephalus.
Prudencia - Feminine form of Spanish Prudencio, meaning "cautious."
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.
Prasanna - Hindi name meaning "pleased."
Proinsias - Irish Gaelic form of Latin Franciscus, meaning "French."
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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