Indian Submitted Surnames

Indian names are used in India and in Indian communities throughout the world. See also about Indian names.
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KAMAT कामथ, कामत, ಕಾಮತ್ Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Konkani
Means "people who work in soil" from काम (kām) meaning "work, task, labour" combined with मिट्टी (miṭṭī) meaning "soil, earth".
KAMBLE कांबळे Indian, Marathi, Telugu, Konkani
Occupational name for a weaver of blankets, derived from Marathi कंबल (kãmbal) meaning "blanket".
KANDHAL Indian, Gujarati
People with the last name of "Kandhal" are commonly descendants of Rao Kandhal who belonged to the "Rathore" clan of Rajputs (warrior class) in India. "Rao" is a royal title. Rao Kandhal was younger brother of Rao Jodha who founded the princely state of Jodhpur in western Rajasthan, India... [more]
KANNAN கண்ணன் Indian, Tamil
From the given name KANNAN, the Tamil variant of KRISHNA.
KAPADIA कापडिया, કપાડિયા Indian (Parsi), Indian, Gujarati
Means "cloth maker" from Gujarati કાપડ (kāpaḍ) meaning "cloth, fabric".
KAPOOR ਕਪੂਰ, कपूर Indian, Punjabi, Hindi
From Sanskrit कर्पूर (karpūra) meaning "camphor", referring to a white crystalline substance used in medicines.
KAPU Indian, Telugu
It is a Telugu name, denoting an "agricultural worker".
KAPUR कपूर, ਕਪੂਰ Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Alternate transcription of KAPOOR.
KARAL Indian, Bengali
This Surname was given in honour by the Britishers to Nikhil Chandra Banerjee to recognize his efforts in constructing The Karali Kali temple in Dhaka,now the capital of Bangladesh. It was a very expensive construction and still attracts tourists every year... [more]
KARI Finnish, German (Austrian), Slovene (?), Hungarian, Indian, Marathi
As a Finnish name, it is a topographic and ornamental name from kari "small island", "stony rapids", "sandbar", or "rocky place in a field". This name is found throughout Finland.... [more]
KARMAKAR কর্মকার, কৰ্মকাৰ Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Perhaps derived from Sanskrit कर्म (kárma) meaning "action, performance, deed". This is the name of a Bengali Hindu caste of blacksmiths.
KASHIF کاشف Arabic, Urdu
From the given name KASHIF.
KAVARAI Indian, Tamil
It is a Tamil name, meaning "landowner".
KAZIM کاظم Urdu, Punjabi, Arabic
From the given name KAZIM.
KHALED খালেদ Arabic, Bengali
From the given name KHALID.
KHALID خالد Arabic, Urdu
From the given name KHALID.
KHALIL খলিল, خلیل Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name KHALIL.
KHALSA ਖ਼ਾਲਸਾ Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
Theorised to be derived from Arabic خَلَصَ (ḵalaṣa) meaning "to be pure, to be clear". In Sikhism, the term refers baptised or initiated Sikhs.
KHARE खरे Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Means "pure, true" in Hindi and Marathi.
KHATEEB Arabic, Urdu
Variant transcription of KHATIB.
KHATUN ख़ातून, খাতুন, ଖାତୁନ Indian, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Odia
Derived from Persian خاتون (xātūn) referring to a title of nobility and the feminine equivalent of the Turkic title khan meaning "leader, ruler".
KHAWAJA خواجہ, খাজা Urdu, Arabic, Bengali
From the Persian title خواجه (xâje) meaning "lord, master, owner".
Denotes "weaver" in Hindi.
KOMATI Indian, Telugu
It is a Telugu name, denoting "trader".
KONDA Telugu
Hindu name meaning ‘hill’ in Telugu.
KONETI కోనేటి Indian, Telugu
KRISH Indian
Shortened form of Krishna or of any other name beginning with Krishna (such as Krishnan, Krishnaswami, Krishnamurthy, etc.), used in the U.S. by families from southern India. It is not in use in India.
KRISHNA కృష్ణ, കൃഷ്ണ, கிருசுணா, ಕೃಷ್ಣ Indian, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada
From the given name KRISHNA.
Combination of KRISHNA and KUMAR.
Hindu name from Sanskrit kṛṣnamūrti meaning ‘manifestation of the god Krishna’, from krisna ‘black’ (epithet of an incarnation of the god Vishnu) + murti ‘image’, ‘manifestation’... [more]
KRISHNAN കൃഷ്ണൻ, கிருஷ்ணன் Indian, Malayalam, Tamil
Derived from the given name KRISHNA, used in Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
KULAKARNI ಕುಲಕರ್ಣಿ Indian, Kannada
Kannada variant of KULKARNI.
KUMARI शैलजा, کماری, ਕੁਮਾਰੀ, സെൽജ, సెల్జా Indian, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Sinhalese, Pakistani
From the given name KUMARI, the feminine form of KUMAR. It is exclusively used by women.
Elamkunnapuzha-Kunnathuparambil Family has a rich history of around 200 years and traces its origins to a small village called Elamkunnapuzha in Ernakulam District. It was at that time one of our ancestors migrated from Elamkunnapuzha to a small village called Vennoor, near Mala in Thrissur District for his livelihood... [more]
LAGHARI Pakistani, Sindhi, Balochi
From the name of a Balochi tribe in Pakistan.
LAKHANI લાખાણી Indian, Gujarati, Sindhi
Means "descendant of Lakh", from a short form of the given name LAKSHMANA. This is the name of a clan found in Gujarat, India, and Sindh, Pakistan.
LAKSHMI లక్ష్మి, ଲକ୍ଷ୍ମୀ, லட்சுமி, ലക്ഷ്മി Indian, Telugu, Odia, Tamil, Malayalam
From the given name LAKSHMI.
LAL लाल, لال‎, ਲਾਲ, ലാൽ, লাল Indian, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Malayalam, Nepali, Bengali
Means "darling, precious, beloved", from Sanskrit lala meaning "cajoling". It can also mean "boy" or "red, ruby" in Hindi, Urdu, and Bengali.
LĀNDA Punjabi
Lānda (ਲਾਨਦਾ) is a Punjabi surname that is used amongst families belonging to the Bhat tribe. The bearers of this surname belong to the gotra Lākhanpal, which is of Kshatriya origin.
LATHEEF ലത്തീഫ് Indian (Muslim), Dhivehi
From a Dhivehi and South Indian form of the given name Latif.
LUND Indian
Lund is also a Punjabi last name (i.e. from Punjab state of India/Pakistan)
MADANPOTRA Indian (Rare), Sindhi (Rare), Punjabi (Rare)
Surname of the Arora caste of the Punjab and Sindh.
MADIGA Indian, Telugu
Telugu occupational name for a leather worker, a job historically considered polluting and impure in India, where the surname belongs to Dalit, or "Untouchables" - members of the lowest caste.
MADRASWALA Indian (Parsi)
From Madras (presently Chennai), the name of the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
MAHABIR महावीर Trinidadian Creole, Indian
From Sanskrit महा (mahā) meaning "great, massive" combined with वीर (vīrá) meaning "heroic, powerful, strong".
MAHADEVAN மகாதேவன் Indian, Tamil
MAHAJAN महाजन, ਮਹਾਜਨ, مہجن, મહાજન Indian, Marathi, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati
Means "great people", from Sanskrit महा (mahā) meaning "great, large, big" combined with जन (jána) "people, subjects".
MAHAPATRA ମହାପାତ୍ର Indian, Odia
From the Sanskrit महत् (mahat) "great, large, big" possibly combined with पात्र (pātra) "drinking-vessel, goblet, bowl, cup".
MAHARAJ महाराज South African, Indian, Trinidadian Creole, Fijian
Means "great king, great ruler", from Sanskrit महा (mahā) meaning "great, large, big" combined with राज (rāja) meaning "king, sovereign". It is also found among Indian communities abroad.
MAHARANA ମହାରଣା Indian, Odia
From a title meaning "king of kings" or "great king", derived from Sanskrit महा (mahā) meaning "great, large, big" combined with राणा (rana), a Rajput title meaning "king" (see RANA (2))... [more]
MAHATO महतो, মাহাতো, ମାହାତୋ Indian, Nepali, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese, Odia
From a secular title given to the head or chief of a village, possibly taken from Sanskrit महत् (mahát) meaning "great, large, big".
MAHMOOD محمود, মাহমুদ Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name MAHMUD.
MAHMUD মাহমুদ Arabic, Bengali
From the given name MAHMUD.
MAHTO महतो Indian, Hindi, Nepali
Variant transcription of MAHATO.
MAJHI ମାଝି, মাঝি, माझी Indian, Odia, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese
Possibly from the Bengali মাঝি (mājhi) meaning "boatman, oarsman, waterman".
MAJID مجید, মজিদ Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name MAJID.
MALEK মালেক Arabic, Persian, Bengali
Alternate transcription of MALIK.
MALICK মল্লিক, ملک Indian, Bengali, Pakistani, Western African
From the Arabic ملك (malik) meaning "king, sovereign, monarch" (see MALIK (1)), used by Indian Hindus and Muslims.
MALIK ملک, মালিক Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name MALIK (1).
MALLICK মল্লিক, ମଲିକ, مالک Indian, Bengali, Odia, Urdu
Variant transcription of MALICK.
MANAN Indian
Manans come from Lahore . They belong to Punjabi Brahmin caste of Hinduism.
MANDAL মন্ডল, मंडल Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese, Odia, Marathi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit मण्डल (máṇḍala) meaning "circular, round" or "halo".
MANSOOR منصور Urdu, Arabic
From the given name MANSOOR.
Means "king" in Hindu. Due to the vast amount of Indian emigrates in Jamaica, this is a common name there and also refers to a teacher of Rastafarianism.
MARAJ माराज Trinidadian Creole, Indian
Shortened form of MAHARAJ.
MASIH مسیح Indian, Urdu, Punjabi
Derived from Arabic مَسِيح (masīḥ) referring to the Messiah in Islam (ISA) or Christianity (JESUS).
MATHARU Indian (Sikh, Modern)
Matharus were fierce warriors especially during, the time when the Matharu tribe, had converted to Sikhism; they fought numbers of wars for Guru Gobind Singh, Banda Singh Bahadur and Jassa Singh Ramgarhia.... [more]
Indian surname meaning, 'of Mathura'
MEHENDALE Indian (Rare), Marathi (Rare)
An Indian Brahmin surname of unknown meaning from the Indian state of Maharashtra.
MEHTA मेहता, મહેતા, ਮੇਹਤਾ Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit महत् (mahát) meaning "great, large, big".
MEKALA మేకల Indian, Telugu
MIAH মিঞা Bengali
Derived from a Bengali word meaning "gentleman".
MIRZA مرزا, মির্জা Urdu, Bengali
From the given name MIRZA.
MOHAMMAD محمد, মুহাম্মদ Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Bengali
From the given name MOHAMMAD.
MOHANTY ମହାନ୍ତି Indian, Odia
Derived from Sanskrit महत् (mahát) meaning "great, large".
MOHIUDDIN মহিউদ্দীন, محی الدین, मोहिउद्दीन Bengali (Muslim), Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
From the given name MOHIUDDIN.
MONDITHOKA Telugu (Modern)
they are honest people and having helping nature. at history one person has bull cart some time it was went into dig then all people was trying and trying for lift the cart. but no use from those,after that people were shouting as a bigger like come on 'mondithoka' this word not surname of farmer his bull has short tail... [more]
Meaning unknown.
MOOSA موسی Urdu, Sindhi, Dhivehi
Variant transcription of MUSA.
MOSTAFA মোস্তাফা Arabic, Bengali
Variant transcription of MUSTAFA.
MUDALIAR முதலியார் Tamil
"Mudaliar" is a combination of a Tamil word "Mudali" which means "First" and "yar" which is an honorific suffix. So the surname means "First People" or "Elite People" in Tamil.
MUKERJEE মুখার্জী Bengali
Variant transcription of MUKHERJEE.
MUKHERJEE মুখার্জি Bengali
Variant of MUKHOPADHYAY.... [more]
MUKHOPADHYAY মুখোপাধ্যায় Bengali
From Sanskrit मुख्य (mukhya) meaning "chief" combined with उपाध्याय (upadhyaya) meaning "teacher, instructor, priest".
MUSHARRAF مشرف, মোশাররফ Urdu, Bengali (Muslim)
Derived from Arabic مُشْرِف (mušrif) meaning "supervisor, overseer" or "honourable, dominant".
MUSLIM مسلم Arabic, Indonesian, Pakistani, Indian (Muslim)
From the Arabic مُسْلِم (muslim), the active participle of أَسْلَمَ (ʾaslama) "to surrender, expose" (from the same root of the word Islam). The term denotes a follower of Islam.
MUSTAFA مصطفی, মুস্তাফা Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name MUSTAFA.
From "Naga" meaning cobra and "Raja" meaning king.
NAI Indian, Muslim
Means "barber".
NAIDOO South African, Indian (Expatriate)
Variant of Naidu used by South Africans of Indian descent.
NAIK Indian
Hindu surname meaning ‘chief’, ‘leader’, from Sanskrit nayaka.
NAIR നായർ Indian, Malayalam
From Nair, the name of a group of Hindu castes concentrated in the Indian state of Kerala. The origin of the word itself is somewhat disputed. Some believe it is derived from nayaka, an honorific meaning "leader of the people", while another theory suggests that is is derived from the Sanskrit नाग (nāgá) "snake, serpent" (a reference to the practice of snake worship)... [more]
NAKAI Punjabi
This surname originates from the Punjab. It is a sub-cast of Sandhu Jats and are descendants of Nakai Misl, a principality of the Sikh Empire from 1748 to 1810.
NANDA ନନ୍ଦ, नंदा, ਨੰਦਾ Indian, Odia, Hindi, Punjabi
From the given name NANDA.
NARAYAN नारायण Indian, Nepali, Fijian, Hindi
From the given name NARAYAN.
NARAYANAN நாராயணன், നാരായണൻ Indian, Tamil, Malayalam
From the given name NARAYANAN. A famous bearer was Kocheril Raman Narayanan (1921–2005), the 10th President of India.
NATH নাথ, नाथ, ନାଥ, ਨਾਥ Indian, Assamese, Hindi, Bengali, Odia, Punjabi, Khmer
From Sanskrit नाथ (nātha) meaning "refuge, help" or "protector, owner".
NATIKAR नाटिकार Indian (Rare), Hindi (Rare)
NAYAK ନାୟକ, નાયક, नायक, নায়ক, ನಾಯಕ್ Indian, Odia, Gujarati, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Konkani, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit नायक (nāyaka) meaning "hero" or perhaps "leader, chief".
NISHANT ನಿಶಾಂತ್ Indian
Derived from the Sanskrit name for dawn or the end of night. In Sanskrit Nisha (निशा) means 'Night' and Ant (अन्त) means 'End', which can be alliterated as the end of night or the first ray of the morning sun.
NONGRUM Khasi, Indian
"Nongrum" is the name given for the "Title/Surname" of a persons. It is famous only in Khasi Hills, Meghalaya,shillong, the land of the "Khasis".
NOOR نور, নুর Arabic, Urdu, Somali, Bengali, Persian
Variant transcription of NUR.
NOORI نوری Persian, Arabic, Urdu
From the given name NOOR (1).
NUR নূর Arabic, Bengali, Turkish
From the given name NUR.
ODDA Indian, Tamil
It is a Tamil name, denoting agriculture, such as workers and laborers.
ODDAI Indian, Tamil
Alternate spelling of ODDA.
ODDAR Indian, Tamil
Alternate spelling of ODDA.
ODDE Indian, Telugu
It is a Telugu name, meaning "earthworker".
OMANAKUTTAN ഓമനക്കുട്ടൻ Indian, Malayalam
OPPARA Indian, Tamil
It is a Tamil name, denoting an agricultural occupation.
OSMAN ওসমান Arabic, Bengali
From the given name UTHMAN.
PADAIYACHI படையாச்சி Indian (Rare), Tamil (Rare)
Variant transcription of PADIACHY.
PADIACHY Indian, Tamil
It is a Tamil name, denoting a footsoldier of the PALLI caste.
PADUKONE ಪಡುಕೋಣೆ Indian, Kannada (Rare), Konkani (Rare)
From the name of ಕುಂದಾಪುರ (Kundapur), a coastal town in the state of Karnataka in India. This is the surname of DEEPIKA Padukone (1986–), an Indian actress.
PALLA Indian, Tamil
Another form of PALLI.
PALLAN Indian, Tamil
Another form of PALLI.
PALLE Telugu
This Surname usually belong to Fisherman Sect in Andhra Pradesh State of India
PALLI Indian, Tamil
It is a Tamil name, meaning "agricultural laborers".
PAMIREDDY పామిరెడ్డి Indian, Telugu
From Telugu పామిడి (pāmiḍi) meaning "snake killer" or "garuda, eagle" (also the name of a village in Andhra Pradesh, India), ultimately from పాము (pāmu) "snake, serpent" combined with రెడ్డి (reḍḍi) meaning "village headman" (see REDDY).
PANDEY पांडे, পান্ডে, ਪਾਂਡੇ Indian, Nepali, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit पण्डित (paṇḍitá) meaning "scholar, teacher". In Hindi, the word also refers to a Brahman who either teaches or cooks.
PANDIT पण्डित, পণ্ডিত, पंडित, ପଣ୍ଡିତ Indian, Nepali, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Odia, Kashmiri
From Sanskrit पण्डित (paṇḍitá) meaning "learned, wise" and "scholar, teacher". It is used as a title for a teacher or scholar of Hinduism and Hindu philosophy.
PARAIYA Indian, Tamil
It is a Tamil name, denoting laborers in agriculture and/or industry. This is a surname belonging to Dalit, or "Untouchables," in the Hindu caste system.
PARAMAR પરમાર Indian, Gujarati
From Sanskrit पर (para) meaning "alien, enemy" or "distant, remote, opposite" combined with मार (māra) meaning "killing, destroying, slaying". This was the name of an Indian dynasty that ruled west and central India from the 9th to 14th centuries... [more]
PARSI पारशी, પારસી Persian, Indian (Parsi)
Derived from Persian پارسی (pârsi) literally meaning "Persian", though it also refers to the Parsi (or Parsee), a Zoroastrian community in India.
PARVEZ পারভেজ, پرویز Bengali (Muslim), Urdu, Punjabi, Kashmiri
From the given name PARVEZ.
Meaning... [more]
PATHAK पाठक, পাঠক, પાઠક, ਪਾਠਕ Indian, Nepali, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit पाठक (pāṭhaka) meaning "reader, learner".
PATHAN পাঠান, پٹھان, पठान Indian (Muslim), Bengali, Urdu, Pashto
Derived from Hindustani पठान (paṭhān) meaning "a Pashtun (person)", referring to the Pashtun ethnic group inhabiting present-day Afghanistan and Pakistan. It is sometimes used by Pashtuns who ancestrally migrated to India.
PATHROSE പത്രോസ് Indian (Christian), Malayalam
Derived from a variant of the given name PETER (chiefly used by Malayalam Christians).
PERVAIZ پرویز Urdu, Punjabi
Variant transcription of PARVEZ.
POWALE पोवले Indian, Marathi
Meaning unknown, of Marathi or Konkani origin.
PRADHAN ପଧାନ, প্রধান, प्रधान Indian, Odia, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit प्रधान (pradhāna) meaning "chief, foremost", used as a Hindu title equivalent to the Arabic وَزِير (wazīr) or vizier.
PRAMANIK প্রামাণিক, प्रामाणिक Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Odia, Assamese
Derived from Sanskrit प्रामाणिक (prāmāṇik) meaning "genuine, authentic, credible".
PRASAD प्रसाद, প্রসাদ, ప్రసాద్, പ്രസാദ, பிரசாதம் Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Odia, Kannada
From Sanskrit प्रसाद (prasadā) meaning "clearness, brightness, purity, graciousness", ultimately from प्रसद् (prasad) "to fall into the power of". In Hinduism and Sikhism, the term refers to a type of religious food... [more]
QAMAR قمر Urdu
From the given name QAMAR.
QASIM قاسم Arabic, Urdu
From the given name QASIM.
QASSAB Indian, Muslim
Means "butcher".
QAYYUM قیوم Urdu
Derived from Arabic قيوم (qayyum) meaning "subsistence, independent, sustainer".
QURAISHI قریشی, কোরেশী Urdu, Bengali
Alternate transcription of QURESHI.
QURESHI قریشی Arabic, Urdu
Originally denoted a member of the Quraysh, a historical Arab tribe that the Prophet Muhammad belonged to. The name itself is derived from Arabic قَرَشَ (qaraša) meaning "to gnash, to grind, to chew".
RADHAKRISHNAN இராதாக்கிருட்டிணன், രാധാകൃഷ്ണൻ Indian, Tamil, Malayalam
Derived from Sanskrit राधा कृष्ण (rādhā-kṛṣṇa), a combination of RADHA and KRISHNA... [more]
RAFIQUE رفیق, রফিক Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali
Variant of RAFIQ used in Pakistan and Bangladesh.
RAGHVANI રઘ્વનિ Indian (Rare)
RAHAMAN রহমান, रहमान Indian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim), Hindi, Assamese
Variant of RAHMAN.
RAHIM رحیم, রহিম Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name RAHIM.
RAHMAN رحمان, রহমান Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name RAHMAN.
RAI राय, রাই, ਰਾਏ, رائے Indian, Nepali, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese, Marathi, Punjabi, Bhutanese, Urdu
From Sanskrit राज (rāja) meaning "king, chief, sovereign" (see RAJ, RAJA, or RAJAN).
RAIS رئیس, रईस Urdu, Indian (Muslim), Arabic, Indonesian
From the Arabic tile رَئِيس (raʾīs) meaning "chief, leader".
RAJ राज, راج, ਰਾਜ, ராஜ், രാജ് Indian, Kashmiri, Punjabi, Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, Odia, Urdu, Nepali, Sinhalese
From Sanskrit राज (rāja) meaning "king, chief, sovereign", ultimately from राजन् (rājan) meaning "king, sovereign, prince, chief".
RAJA રાજા, ராஜா, राजा, راجہ, রাজা Indian, Gujarati, Tamil, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali
Variant of RAJ.
RAJAN ராஜன், രാജൻ, রাজন Indian, Tamil, Malayalam, Bengali, Malaysian
From the title RAJA or RAJ denoting a South Asian king or prince; mainly used in Southern India.
RAJPUT راجپوت, राजपूत, ਰਾਜਪੂਤ Urdu, Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Assamese, Punjabi
Means "son of the king", derived from Sanskrit राजा (rājā) meaning "king, sovereign, prince" combined with पुत्र (putrá) meaning "son, child". This is also the name of a caste originating from the Indian subcontinent.
RAJU রাজু, రాజు, രാജു, ராஜூ, ರಾಜು Indian, Bengali, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Odia, Punjabi
Means "king" from Sanskrit राज (rāja) meaning "king, sovereign, chief".
RAM राम, ਰਾਮ, رام, রাম, ராம் Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Kashmiri, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Indian (Sikh)
Derived from the given name RAM (2).
RAMACHANDRAN இராமச்சந்திரன், രാമചന്ദ്രൻ Indian, Tamil, Malayalam
From the given name Ramachandran, a combination of RAMA and CHANDRA.
RAMADAN رمضان Arabic, Urdu, Persian
From the given name RAMADAN.
RAMAKRISHNAN ராமகிருஷ்ணன் Indian, Tamil
From the given name RAMAKRISHNA. A notable bearer is Tamil-American structural biologist VENKATRAMAN Ramakrishnan (1952-).
RAMAMURTHY ராமமூர்த்தி Indian, Tamil
Derived from Sanskrit राम (rāma) meaning "pleasing, pleasant, charming" or "dark, black" (see RAMA) combined with मूर्ति (mūrti) meaning "idol, icon".
RAMNARINE रामनारायण Trinidadian Creole, Indian
Trinidadian and Guyanese form of Ramnarayan, from Sanskrit राम (rāma) meaning "pleasing, pleasant" combined with नारायण (nārāyaṇá), an epithet of the Hindu god VISHNU.
RANA Indian (Parsi)
A Hindu and Parsi name meaning literally "king".
RANDHAWA ਰੰਧਾਵਾ Pakistani, Indian, Punjabi, Indian (Sikh)
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a Sikh and Jat tribe in Punjab.
RANJ Indian
From the given name 'Ranj'
RASHEED رشید Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name RASHID.
RASHID রশিদ, رشید Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
From the given name RASHID.
RASOOL رسول Arabic, Urdu
From the given name RASUL.
RASTOGI रस्तोगी Indian, Hindi
Possibly derived from Rohtas, the name of a district in Bihar, India, itself from the name of a Hindu deity.
RASUL رسول, রসুল Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
From the given name RASUL.
RATHOR राठौड Indian, Hindi, Urdu
Variant of Rathore.
RAU Indian
Variant of RAO.
RAVAL Gujarati
"Bramhin King"
RAVI Indian
From the given name RAVI
RAY राय, ৰয়, রায়, ରାୟ Indian, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Odia, Nepali
Variant of RAJ.
RAZA رضا, রাজা Urdu, Bengali
From the given name RIDHA.
REDDY రెడ్డి, ರೆಡ್ಡಿ, ரெட்டி, ରେଡ୍ଡି Indian, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Odia
Derived from Telugu రెడ్డి (reḍḍi) meaning "village headman".
REHMAN رحمن, رحمان Urdu
From the given name REHMAN.
ROY রায়, ৰয়, राय, रॉय, റോയ് Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Nepali, Urdu
Variant of RAJ.
RUSHDIE Kashmiri (Rare)
Derived from Arabic رَشَدَ (rašada) meaning "to go the right way, to follow the right course" or "to be well guided" (related to the given names RASHAD and RASHID)... [more]
SACHAN सचान Indian, Hindi
Derived from Sanskrit सचान (sácāna) meaning "kind, friendly".
SACHDEV सचदेव, ਸਚਦੇਵਾ Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Punjabi
From Sanskrit सत्य (satya) meaning "true, virtuous, good" and देव (devá) meaning "deity, god".
SACHDEVA सचदेवा, ਸਚਦੇਵਾ Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Variant transcription of SACHDEV.
Sadhangi :- Who knows the six Angas(parts)... [more]
SAEED سعید Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Dhivehi
Alternate transcription of Sa'id.
SAEEDI سعیدی Persian, Urdu
From the given name SAEED.
SAHNI ਸਾਹਨੀ Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
Possibly from Sahni, the name of a village in Punjab.
SAHOO ସାହୁ, সাহু, साहू Indian, Odia, Bengali, Hindi
Variant transcription of SAHU.
SAHU ସାହୁ, साहू, সাহু, సాహు, સાહુ 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.
SAID سعید Arabic, Somali, Urdu
From the given name SA'ID.
SAIF সাইফ, سیف Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name SAIF.
SAIKIA শইকীয়া Indian, Assamese
Derived from Assamese শইকীয়া (Xôykiya), which was a title used for military officials during the Ahom dynasty of Assam. It is ultimately derived from the Assamese word এশ (exô) meaning "one-hundred".
SALAHUDDIN সালাহউদ্দিন, صلاح الدین Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name SALAH AL-DIN.
SALEEM سلیم Arabic, Urdu
From the given name SALIM.
SALIH صالح Arabic, Urdu
From the given name SALIH.
SALIM সেলিম, سالم, سلیم Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name SALIM.
SALMAN سلمان Arabic, Urdu, Turkish
From the given name SALMAN.
SAMIR সামির Arabic, Bengali, Indian
From the given name SAMIR (1).
SANAGALA సనగాలా Indian, Telugu
SANDHU ਸੰਧੂ Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
Sikh name derived from Sindhu, a historical name of the Indus River flowing through Pakistan, ultimately from Sanskrit सिन्धु (síndhu) meaning "river, stream". The Sandhus are the largest Jat clan in Punjab.
SARAKAR ସରକାର Indian, Odia
Odia variant of SARKAR.
SARDAR سردار, সরদার Urdu, Bengali, Persian
From the given name SARDAR.
SARKAR সরকার, চৰকাৰ Indian, Bengali, Assamese
From the Persian title سرکار (sarkâr) meaning "lord, supervisor, overseer".
SARKER সরকার Bengali
Variant transcription of SARKAR.
Hindu (Brahman) name, from Sanskrit šāstrī ‘versed in the Shastras’ (from šāstra ‘book of rules’, ‘religious treatise’).
SAWHNEY ਸਾਹਨੀ Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
Variant of SAHNI, which is possibly from Sahni, a village in Punjab.
SAXENA सक्सेना Indian, Hindi
Believed to mean "friend of the army" from Sanskrit सखा (sakhā) meaning "friend, companion" and सेना (sénā) meaning "army".
SEEDAT Indian (Muslim)
“Lord” in Hindustani. Comes from "Sidi". May be Egyptian, Arabic or Persian in origin.
SEELAN சீலன் Indian, Tamil
SENGUPTA সেনগুপ্ত Bengali, Indian
Derived from Sanskrit सेना (sénā) meaning "army, armament" combined with GUPTA.
SERKER সরকার Bengali
Variant of SARKAR.
SETH ଶେଠ, सेठ, ਸੇਠ Indian, Odia, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi
Derived from Hindi सेठ (seṭh) meaning "merchant, banker", ultimately from Sanskrit श्रेष्ठ (śreṣṭh) meaning "excellent, best".
SETHI ସେଠୀ, सेठी, ਸੇਠੀ, سیٹھی Indian, Odia, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Thai
Contraction of Sanskrit श्रेष्ठी (śreṣṭhi) denoting the head of a mercantile or other guild.
SETHNA સેઠના, सेठना Indian (Parsi)
Gujarati Parsi name meaning "pertaining to the banker", derived from Hindi सेठ (seṭh) meaning "merchant, banker" (see SETH).
SHAH شاه Persian, Urdu
Derived from Persian شاه (šâh) meaning "king, monarch", referring to a title used by former Iranian monarchs.
SHAH शाह, શાહ, শাহ, ਸ਼ਾਹ Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit साधु (sādhú) meaning "gentleman, virtuous man".
SHAHEEN شاہین, শাহীন Arabic, Urdu, Bengali (Muslim)
Variant transcription of SHAHIN.
SHAHZAD شہزاد Urdu, Pashto
From the given name SHAHZAD.
SHAIKH شیخ‎, শেখ Urdu, Bengali
Alternate transcription of SHEIKH.
SHAKUR শাকুর, शकूर Bengali, Indian (Muslim), Urdu
From the given name SHAKUR.
SHAKYA शाक्‍य Nepali, Indian, Hindi
From Sanskrit शाक्य (Śākya) referring to the Shakya clan of India and Nepal during the Vedic period (1000-500 BCE). A noble member of the clan was Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha), the founder of Buddhism.
SHAN Gujarati, Hindi
A Gujarati and Hindi surname with an unknown meaning.
SHANKAR शंकर, ஷங்கர், శంకర్, ರವಿಶಂಕರ್ Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada
From the given name SHANKAR.
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