बच्चन Indian, Hindi
From Hindi बच्चा (bachcha)
meaning "child", a word of Persian origin. This surname was adopted by the Indian poet Harivansh Rai Srivastava (1907-2003).
From the name of the village of Bandoghat
combined with upadhaya
भट्टाचार्य, ভট্টাচার্য Bengali
From a Bengali title composed of the Sanskrit words भट्ट (bhatta)
"scholar, lord" and आचार्य (acharya)
गुप्त, গুপ্তা, ગુપ્તા, ਗੁਪਤਾ, గుప్తా Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Telugu
Means "protected" in Sanskrit.
Referred to a person belonging to the Iyer subcaste of the larger Brahmin caste. The Iyer subcaste is traditionally devoted to the God Vishnu.
जैन, જૈન Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Referred to a person who followed the principles of Jainism, a religion practiced in India. Jains are the followers of Lord Mahavira (599-527 BC).
ਕੌਰ Indian (Sikh)
Means "princess", ultimately from Sanskrit कुमारी (kumari)
meaning "girl". In 1699 Guru Gobind Singh gave all his Sikh female followers the surname Kaur
and all males Singh
. In many instances, it is also used as a middle name with the family name serving as the surname.
KORRAPATI Indian, Telugu
Locational surname, from an area called Korra
. In Telugu the word pati
means "belongs to".
कुमार, কুমার, কুমাৰ, કુમાર, କୁମାର, ਕੁਮਾਰ, குமார், కుమార్, കുമാർ, ಕುಮಾರ್ Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada, Punjabi, Bengali, Assamese, Gujarati, Odia, Malayalam, Tamil
Means "boy, prince" in Sanskrit.
नारंग Indian, Hindi
From the name of a town in Pakistan which was in undivided India.
शर्मा, শর্মা, শৰ্মা, શર્મા, ਸ਼ਰਮਾ, சர்மா, శర్మ, ശർമ്മ, ಶರ್ಮಾ Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Gujarati, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Nepali
Means "joy, shelter, comfort" in Sanskrit.
TAMBOLI Indian, Marathi
From the Sanskrit word ताम्बूल (tambula)
meaning "betel leaves". These leaves are used in rituals and worship, and the name was originally given to a person who grew or sold them.