Pravir (प्रविर) is a masculine first name in India that literally means better than the heroes, chief among or prince. Pravir also means yellow sandal in Sanskrit.
Pravir is referred in Rig Veda in which this word means preceding or surpassing heroes. Mahabharata and Kavya Literature have used Pravir (प्रविर) in their works to refer a hero, prince, chief among, a person excellent or distinguished by. Also, Pravir is the name of a son of Puru (पूरु) in the Mahabharata.
Pravir finds mention in Harivansha and Puranas where Pravir is the name of a son of Pracinvat (प्रचिन्वत्) (grandson of पूरु). Also, Pravir finds reference in Harivansha in which Pravir is the name of a son of the 14th Manu (मनु).
Mention of Pravir is found in Lexicographers, esp. such as Amarasimha, Halayudha, Hemacandra where Pravir refers to yellow sandal.
Name Pravir is not that popular in the US. Pravir is little hard to pronounce for non Indians, might be that is why not popular in the USA. Pravir is not a popular name in India, according to the social media profile counts. Here Pravir is used by a mere 132 people in India as the name of their babies. But Prabir is popular in Bengal.
In our opinion, Pravir is Sweet and Unique name. Pravir also has Very Good Meaning attached with it. Pravir has a good mythological background.
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