Praveen

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Praveen
Pronunciation Pra-veen
Gender Masculine
Language(s) Sanskrit
Origin
Word/Name Hindu
Meaning Sun, skilled, intelligent, clever[citation needed]
Region of origin South Part of India
Other names
Alternative spelling Pravin, Prabin, Praween
Variant form(s) Pravin, Prabin, Praween
Nickname(s) Pravi
Related names Pravin, Prabin, Praween

Praveen (also spelled Pravin, Praween or Prabin) is a male name of Sanskrit origin. It is a common Indian, Sri Lankan, Nepalese, or Thai given name. The actual meaning of name "Praveen" is "knowledge", "skillful", or "proficient".

"Praveen" may also be written: Devanagari: प्रवीण; Kannada: ಪ್ರವೀಣ್; Malayalam: പ്രവീൺ; Sinhalese:ප්‍රවින්; Telugu: ప్రవీణ్; Tamil: பிரவின் / பிரவீன் / ப்ரவீன்; Thai: ปวีณ / ประวีณ

In Telugu and Kannada, the word "Praveen" refers to specialization in a particular aspect. For example in Telugu: "Sangeetham lo praveenudu" refers to a particular person who is specialized in music.

The name "Praveen" was first used by royal heirs of the Ancient South-Indian Kingdoms who were born during the "Rudhrodhgaari" (57th year) of the 60 year cycle of the Tamil Calendar derived from ancient astronomical data, known as the "Tirukkanda Panchanga" (cf. The Secret Doctrine, 2:49-51). [1]


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  1. ^ http://www.namespedia.com/index.php/PRAVIN