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TypeSurname (from nickname)
Scriptsसिंह HindiMarathi ਸਿੰਘ Gurmukhi

Meaning & History

From Sanskrit सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion". In 1699 Guru Gobind Singh gave all his Sikh male followers the surname Singh and all females Kaur.
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute