Indian (Parsi) Submitted Surnames
are used by the Parsi people of India.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
BHARUCHA Indian (Parsi)
From the name of a city (Bharuch) in Gujarat, India. The name itself is derived from Bhrigu
, a figure in Hindu mythology.
BULSARA Indian (Parsi)
Indian Parsi surname derived from Bulsar (today known as Valsad), a Gujarati city which served as a center for Zoroastrianism in the 17th century. A famous bearer of the surname was Farrokh “Freddie Mercury” Bulsara (1946-1991), a British singer and songwriter.
KAPADIA Gujarati, Hinduism, Indian (Parsi)
Indian (Gujarat, Bombay city, Rajasthan): Hindu (Bania, Vania) and Parsi name meaning ‘cloth merchant’ in Gujarati, from kapə̣d ‘cloth’ (Sanskrit karpạta) + the adjectival suffix -ya.