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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Prasad

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • According to a user from India, the name Prasad means "It means the gift from someone.".
  • A submission from India says the name Prasad means "Gift of God" and is of English origin.
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From Sanskrit प्रसाद (prasāda).

  1. (Hinduism) Food used as a religious offering. [from 18th c.]

Notable Persons Named Prasad

Prasad Devineni is a film producer.


Prasad V. Potluri is a serial entrepreneur, co-owner of kerala blasters f.c., owner of hyderabad hotshots, cmd – pvp ventures, entrepreneurship, kerala blasters fc, hyderabad hotshots, co-owner ofkerala blasters f.c., and owner ofhyderabad hotshots. Prasad was born in 1970-09-08.


Prasad Bidappa is a fashion guru. Prasad was born in Kodagu district.


Prasad Barve is an actor, voice actor, and film actor. Prasad was born on April 10th, 1981 in Mumbai, India.


Prasad Murella is a cinematographer and director of photography. He was most prominent from 2000 to present. Prasad was born Prasad Murella on June 5th, 1968 in Vijayawada.


Prasad Oak is an actor, film director, film producer, singing, director, and singer. He was most prominent from 1993 to present. Prasad was born on February 17th, 1972 in Pune.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Prasad

K.V. Vijayendra Prasad is a writer, director, screen writer, film director, and screenwriter. He has been prominent since 1988. K.V. was given the name Koduri Venkata Vijayendra Prasad in Kovvur, Andhra Pradesh, India.


Devi Sri Prasad is a music composer, singer, director, and composer. He plays Vocals, Keyboard, Shehnai, Piano, Drums, Synthesizer, Mandolin, and Pump organ. He has had major accomplishments since 1999. Devi was born in Vedurupaka, Andhra Pradesh, India. Devi is also known as DSP.


Rajendra Prasad was a 1st President of India. Rajendra was born on December 3rd, 1884 in Ziradei, Bengal Presidency, British India. He left this life on February 28th, 1963.


Ravi Prasad is a Minister of Communications, Information Technology, Minister of Law, Justice, Ministry of Communications, Information Technology (India), Ministry of Law, and Justice (India). Ravi was born on August 30th, 1954 in Patna.


Nimmagadda Prasad is a chairman and maa tv. Nimmagadda was born on October 11th, 1961 in Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh India.


Nagendra Prasad is an actor, choreography, and choreographer. Nagendra was given the name Nagendra Prasad Sundaram .


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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Prasad U.S.
  White 3.84% 64.26%
  African American 1.54% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 78.97% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.54% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 13.21% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Prasad

People with the last name Prasad are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Prasad

  • How Popular is the name Prasad? Prasad is the 88,690th most popular name of all time. As a last name Prasad was the 4,107th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Prasad have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Prasad in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Prasad? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Prasad first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Prasad is Thursday, February 14th, 1924.
  • What year had the most people named Prasad born? The highest recorded use of the first name Prasad was in 1982 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Prasad: Your name in reverse order is Dasarp. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ardaps. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Prasad? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,638 people with the last name Prasad.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Prasad? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Prasad as their last name.

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