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Names starting with Pr

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