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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Meaning & History
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.