Type Surname (from given name)
Scripts प्रसाद (Hindi, Marathi), প্রসাদ (Bengali), ప్రసాద్ (Telugu), പ്രസാദ (Malayalam), பிரசாதம் (Tamil), ପ୍ରସାଦ (Odia), ಪ್ರಸಾದ (Kannada)
Other Forms FormsPrasada, Persad
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 7/30/2017
From Sanskrit प्रसाद (prasadā) meaning "clearness, brightness, purity, graciousness", ultimately from प्रसद् (prasad) "to fall into the power of". In Hinduism and Sikhism, the term refers to a type of religious food. A notable bearer was Rajendra Prasad (1884-1963), the first President of India.