Type Surname (from occupation)
Scripts गांधी (Marathi, Hindi), ગાંધી (Gujarati), ਗਾਂਧੀ (Gurmukhi), காந்தி (Tamil)
Pronounced Pron. [ˈɡaːnd̪ʱi] (Hindi)
Other Forms FormsGandhy
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Contributor Contrib.Nicholas on 8/12/2017
Means "perfume seller", derived from Sanskrit गन्ध (gandha) meaning "odour, fragrance, perfume". Notable bearers include Mahatma Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948), an Indian civil rights and independence leader, and Indira Gandhi (1917-1984), the first female Prime Minister of India.