The name is derived from Sanskrit, where its primary meaning is "the first and primary". Another meaning is most excellent.
Mention of Prathama is found in Monier Williams' Sanskrit, English Dictionary in which Prathama means the first or nominative case and its terminations. Also, Prathama (day), the first day in the lunar fortnight (Paksha) of the Hindu calendar.
Name Prathama is not that popular in the US. Prathama is little hard to pronounce for non Indians, might be that is why not popular in the USA. Prathama is a somewhat popular name in India. Prathama is used by more than 62 people in India as the name of their children, as per social media profiles found.
Name Prathama is sweet and unique. If you are looking for name with very good meaning, then Prathama is a good option. Name Prathama also have Sanskrit significance.
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