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  1. Prajapatinoun

    Hindu god personifying a creative force; equivalent to Brahma


  1. Prajapati

    Prajapati (Sanskrit: प्रजापति, romanized: Prajāpati, lit. 'lord and protector of creation') is a Vedic deity of Hinduism. In later literature, Prajapati is identified with the creator god Brahma, but the term also connotes many different gods, depending on the Hindu text, ranging from being the creator god to being same as one of the following: Viswakarma, Agni, Indra, Daksha, and many others, reflecting the diverse Hindu cosmology. In classical and medieval era literature, Prajapati is equated to the metaphysical concept called Brahman as Prajapati-Brahman (Svayambhu Brahman), or alternatively Brahman is described as one who existed before Prajapati.


  1. prajapati

    Prajapati is a term used in Hinduism that refers to the "lord of people" or "lord of creation." In ancient Vedic texts, it's a deity of creation who is responsible for the procreation of living beings and in later contexts, Prajapati is considered a group of deities who are collectively responsible for creation. The term can also refer to a particularly great or supreme ruler.


  1. Prajapati

    In Hinduism, Prajapati "lord of creatures" is a group Hindu deity presiding over procreation, and protector of life. Vedic commentators also identify him with the creator referred to in the Nasadiya Sukta.

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    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Prajapati is ranked #24352 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Prajapati surname appeared 1,029 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Prajapati.

    96.9% or 998 total occurrences were Asian.
    1.1% or 12 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 10 total occurrences were White.
    0.4% or 5 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Prajapati in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Prajapati in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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