Assamese Submitted Surnames
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
BEGUM Indian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim), Pakistani, Kashmiri, Urdu, Telugu, Assamese, Hindi, Odia, Punjabi
From Persian بیگم (beygom)
, Urdu بیگم (begam)
, and Hindi बेगम (begam)
all meaning "lady, madam"; used as a royal title for Muslim females in Central and South Asia... [more]
CHAKRABORTY Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Means "ruler of a country" or "emperor"; from Sanskrit चक्र (cakrá)
meaning "wheel, circle" combined with वर्तते (vártate)
meaning "to turn, to roll". The name literally means "turning wheels" or "rolling wheels", but metaphorically denotes a ruler whose chariot's wheels roll everywhere without hindrance or obstruction.
DEVI Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Assamese, Telugu, Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam, Odia
From Sanskrit देवी (devī́)
meaning "goddess, female deity" (see the given name Devi
). It is used as a surname by women who did not originally have a family name. In 2014, this was the second most common surname in the world and the most common in several Indian states.
DEY Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia
Either a variant or Dev
meaning "deity, god" (from the Sanskrit देव (devá)
) or derived from the Sanskrit deya
meaning "suitable for a gift".
KALITA Indian, Assamese
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a Hindu caste in the Indian state of Assam.
KHAN Pakistani, Muslim, Indian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim), Urdu, Pashto, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Kashmiri, Odia, Assamese, Punjabi
Derived from the given name Khan
, which is from the Turkic title khan
meaning "leader, ruler". It is Mongolian in origin, but is primarily used in Muslim-majority countries such as Pakistan.
RAHMAN Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim), Pakistani, Malay, Arabic, Afghani, Assamese, Malayalam, Hindi, Urdu
From the given name Rahman
, used throughout the Muslim world.
RAI Indian, Nepali, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese, Marathi, Punjabi, Bhutanese, Pakistani
From the Sanskrit राज (rāja)
meaning "king, chief, sovereign" (see Raj
, or Rajan
SAHU Indian, Odia, Hindi, Pakistani, Bengali, Marathi, Assamese, Telugu, Gujarati
Generally means "businessman, moneylender", but also means "gentle, patient" among Jats. Most commonly used by the Odia people in India.
SAIKIA Indian, Assamese
From শইকীয়া (Xôykiya)
, a derivative of the Assamese এশ (exô)
meaning "one-hundred". During the Ahom dynasty, it was used as a military title for officials.
SHEIKH Indian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim), Assamese, Urdu, Marathi, Pakistani, Somali, Arabic, Persian, Punjabi
From the Arabic شَيْخ (šayḵ)
meaning "chief, chieftain, head, patriarch"; used as title for a political or spiritual leader of a community.