US Popularity:11716
Origin:Sanskrit
Meaning:Shining forth, luminous; Light
Prakash is a boy’s name with Sanskrit origins. Derived from the words pra, meaning “forth” and kasa, meaning “shining,” Prakash translates to “shining forth,” “luminous,” or “light.” It’s been used to refer to any source of light, including that of the sun and the moon. A very common name in Nepal, India, and Sri Lanka, there are many notable people for baby to look up to, like former world champion badminton player Prakash Padukone and veteran actor Prakash Raj. It’s a fitting choice for the light of your life!

Prakash Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2006
#24434
in 2006
- 5171
from 2001
In comparison to the previous year's data

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