Pragya प्रज्ञा

  • Suitable for Girl
  • 2 syllables and 6 letters
  • pronounced as prajJA
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) प्रज्ञा

Pragya meaning: Intelligence

Pragya name meaning

Literal meaning of Pragya:

Sanskrit name Pragya literally means wisdom or intelligence.

Intended meaning of Pragya:

Pragya is found to be referred in Riga Veda (ऋग्-वेद) in which Pragya depicts understanding, to know, discern and distinguished.
Pragya is also mentioned in Mahabharata (महाभारत) and Kavya literature where Pragya signifies to show, point out, to find out, discover, learn and perceive.
Mention of Pragya is also found in Lalit-Vistaar (ललित-विस्तर) and Shaankhaayayan-Shraut-Sutra (शाङ्खायन-श्रौत-सूत्र) in which Pragya refers to device, design, summon or invite.
Reference of Pragya is found also in Shatpath-Brahman (शतपथ-ब्राह्मण) with meanings like wisdom, intelligence, knowledge, discrimination and judgement.
This name is found in writings of Horace H. Wilson and lexicographers where Pragya means a clever or sensible woman.

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According to the graph shown above Pragya is a famous name in India. It is used by nearly 1100 people in India as the name of their kids. This is a somewhat popular name in the USA. It is used by nearly 100 people of the USA as the name of their babies.

Pragya is a unique kind of name. It is also a stylish name with a nice meaning attached to it.

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  • Pragya Jaiswal is an Indian film actress and model.
  • Pragya Tiwari is an Indian journalist who writes on politics, culture and public policy.

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