First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Prashant mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Prashant

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  • A user from India says the name Prashant is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Gift of god".
  • According to a user from Mauritius, the name Prashant is of English origin and means "Calm".
  • According to a user from India, the name Prashant is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Of peaceful nature. Also the Hindi name of 'Pacific Ocean'.".
  • A user from New Jersey, United States says the name Prashant is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "The Super-Quiet One. The Super-Peaceful One.".
Other origins: Hindi

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Alt. Meaning

P is for patience, the best of you!

R is for rock star, let it out!

A is for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

A is for angelic, a truly pure heart

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

T is for tender, loving nature.

Notable Persons Named Prashant

Prashant Kishor is a political strategist, policy advisor, and political consulting. His most notable accomplishments were from 2012 to present. Prashant was born in 1977.


Prashant Narayanan is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1992. Prashant was born on March 31st, 1969 in Thiruvananthapuram.


Prashant Bhushan is a lawyer. Prashant was born on October 15th, 1956.


Prashant Tamang is a pop music singing and actor. He plays Guitar and Drum kit. His ongoing career started in 2007. Prashant was born on January 4th, 1983 in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.


Prashant Pillai is a film music, film score, soundtrack, sonic branding, soul, new-age, electronic, world, pop, sound trademark, new-age music, electronic music, and world music music producer, music programmer, musician, bandleader, composer, arranger, film score writer, and programming (music). His ongoing career started in 2000. Prashant was born on September 8th, 1981.


Prashant Purushottam Damle is a stage singer/actor. He was most active from 1978 to present. Prashant was born Prashant Purushottam Damle on April 5th, 1961.


Fun Facts about the name Prashant

  • How Popular is the name Prashant? Prashant is the 22,707th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Prashant have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 278 babies born with the first name Prashant in the United States. That's more than enough people named Prashant to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Prashant? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Prashant first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Prashant is Saturday, January 10th, 1953.
  • What year had the most people named Prashant born? The highest recorded use of the first name Prashant was in 1985 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Random Prashant Factoid: According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Prashant is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1997.
  • Weird things about the name Prashant: Your name in reverse order is Tnahsarp. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rtanahps. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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