Chaudhary
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Surname CHAUDHARY
SOURCE: Occupation
OTHER 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".
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VARIANTS: Chaudhri, Choudhary (Hindi), Chaudhari, Choudhary (Marathi), Chaudhari (Gujarati)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Chaudhuri, Choudhury, Chowdhury (Bengali)