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OTHER SCRIPTS: ઠાકર (Gujarati)
Meaning & History
Gujarati surname referring to Kashiraj Thaker, an 11th century Kashmiri Brahmin who traveled to the present-day state of Gujarat to spread and maintain Hinduism. In 1947, while India and Pakistan were engaged in conflict, many Thakers from Gujarat fled to East Africa, the United Kingdom, or the United States, leading these regions to house a significant population of members today.
Not to be confused with Thakkar
, both having different origins and belonging to different castes.