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TypeSurname (from occupation)
Scriptsचौधरी HindiMarathiNepali 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
Entry updated December 8, 2017