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Type Surname (from occupation)
Scripts चौधरी(Hindi, Marathi, Nepali) ચૌધરી(Gujarati)

Meaning & History

From a title meaning "holder of four", from Sanskrit चतुर् (chatur) meaning "four" and धुरीय (dhuriya) "bearing a burden".

Related Names

VariantsChaudhri, Choudhary(Hindi) Chaudhari, Choudhary(Marathi) Chaudhari(Gujarati)
Other Languages & CulturesChaudhuri, Choudhury, Chowdhury(Bengali)
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