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Priya

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Gender: Female Meaning of Priya: "beloved" Origin of Priya: Sanskrit

The name Priya is a girl's name of Sanskrit origin meaning "beloved". Priya and is often added to lists like Mythology Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven, Hell, Purgatory - Girls".

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A name traditionally given to Indian girls born in August, Priya -- pronounced pree-ah -- denotes someone with an individual brand of beauty.

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Comments

Rasha Says:

2017-11-24T06:37:36

I adore this name, but find it too popular for my choice

fromtheocean12 Says:

2017-08-16T15:22:14

Priya is extremely common in India and in the Indian community, and I don't think I've ever heard anyone equate it with Prius. (This is coming from someone who is Indian, btw)

mickie86 Says:

2016-06-21T03:15:24

The sound of this name is as beautiful as its meaning!

CupcakeGirl13 Says:

2015-03-27T02:20:36

I knew someone named Priya. And now I love this name! It is unique and uncommon, and soooo pretty! Not frilly pretty, but natural pretty.

Like beautiful and natural,gorgeous:)

TheHumanCanvas Says:

2015-03-16T19:41:12

Oh... this is so nice!

indiefendi2 Says:

2015-01-16T17:59:02

This is so pretty and it sounds like my name! I'd totally use this today! (bonus that it's used for girls born in August, just like me!)

JessicaRK467 Says:

2014-10-28T23:43:31

Love this name!!! I heard it for the first time on a television show 5 years ago and it always stuck with me. I think its a stunning name

Annhh Says:

2014-08-19T22:30:38

I love this name too but worry that it sounds too similar to Prius.

TammyJade Says:

2014-08-19T21:26:12

Beautiful name