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".

Related Names

VARIANTS: Chaudhri, Choudhary (Hindi), Chaudhari, Choudhary (Marathi), Chaudhari (Gujarati)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Chaudhuri, Choudhury, Chowdhury (Bengali)