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SHEIKH শেখ, شیخ Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the Arabic title شَيْخ (šayḵ)
meaning "chief, chieftain, head". It is used to denote a political or spiritual leader of a Muslim community.
SHERPA শেরপা Nepali, Indian, Tibetan, Bengali
From the name of the Sherpa
people, a Tibetic ethnic group inhabiting Nepal, China, Bhutan, and the Himalayas. The name itself is derived from Sherpa ཤར (shar)
meaning "east" and wa
"people" (thus, "people of the east" or "eastern people"), a reference to their origin in northeastern Nepal... [more]
SHINDE शिंदे Indian, Marathi
Meaning unknown; this was also the name of a Indian dynasty from Maharashtra.
SHRIVASTAV श्रीवास्तव Indian, Hindi, Nepali
Hindu Kayasth surname meaning "from Srivasta" in Sanskrit, referring to the Srivasta (श्रीवत्स) subgroup of the the Kayasth caste. The name itself means "beloved of Sri" or "child of Sri" from the name of the Hindu goddess SHRI
) combined with वत्स (vatsá)
meaning "child, offspring, son".
SHUKLA शुक्ला, শুক্লা, શુક્લ, ਸ਼ੁਕਲਾ Indian, Nepali, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit शुक्ल (śukla)
meaning "white, bright, pure".
SIDDIQUI صدیقی, সিদ্দিকা Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From Arabic صَادِق (ṣādiq)
meaning "true, truthful, veracious". It was traditionally used as an honorific title or a nickname for a trustworthy person.
SOLANKI સોલંકી, सोलंकी Indian, Gujarati, Marathi, Hindi
Either from the name of the Rajput Solanki clan of India or the Solanki (Chaulukya) dynasty that once ruled Gujarat and Rajasthan.
A Suryavanshi Khatri family, the surname originating from the Punjab region of India. In India the term caste creates a crucial distinction between Varna and Jāti, even though jati does not fit into any of the four varnas and is more often referred to as Sudras.
SOOMRO Pakistani, Sindhi
From the name of the city of سامراء (Sāmarrāʾ)
in present-day Iraq. This is the name of a Sindhi tribe in southeastern Pakistan, along with a historical regional dynasty in India (the Soomra).
soudagar is the word related to one who do the business
SURI Punjabi, Hindi, Indian (Sikh)
Based on the name of a clan in the Khatri community, from Sanskrit suri
"sun", ‘priest’, ‘sage’. It is also an epithet of Krishna.
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THAKER ઠાકર Indian, Gujarati
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.... [more]
THAKUR ठाकुर, ठाकूर, ঠাকুর, ਠਾਕੁਰ, ଠାକୁର Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Odia, Assamese, Gujarati, Nepali
From an feudal title used for noble classes in India and Nepal derived from Sanskrit ठक्कुर (ṭhakkura)
meaning "deity, chief, lord".
TRIPATHI त्रिपाठी, ତ୍ରିପାଠୀ, ত্রিপাঠি, ਤ੍ਰਿਪਾਠੀ Indian, Hindi, Odia, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi
Means "one that has studied three Vedas", derived from Sanskrit त्रि (trí)
meaning "three" combined with पाठ (pāṭha)
meaning "recitation, reading, studying".
TRIVEDI त्रिवेदी, ત્રિવેદી Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "one who knows three Vedas", derived from Sanskrit त्रि (trí)
"three" and वेद (véda)
"Veda" or "knowledge".
UDDIN উদ্দিন, الدین Bengali, Urdu, Tausug
From Arabic الدين (ad-dīn)
meaning "the religion", commonly used as a suffix for given names.
UNNIKRISHNAN ഉണ്ണികൃഷ്ണന് Malayalam
Means "Lord Krishna" or "young Krishna", a combination of the title and given name ഉണ്ണി (uṇṇi)
meaning "infant boy, young boy" and the name of KRISHNA
, Hindu deity.
VENKATESH వెంకటేష్, வெங்கடேஷ், ವೆಂಕಟೇಶ್ Indian, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada
Means "lord of Venkata", from Venkata
, the name of a hill in southern India (see VENKATA
), combined with Sanskrit ईश (īśa)
meaning "lord, master, husband" (see ISHA
VINDA वृंदा Hindi
Taken from Mitravinda, one of the eight principal queen-consorts of the Hindu god Krishna.
WADIA वाडिया, વાડિયા Indian (Parsi)
Parsi surname possibly derived from Wadia
, the name of a village in Gujarat.
WALI ولی, ওয়ালি Urdu, Pashto, Bengali, Arabic
Derived from Arabic وَلِيّ (waliyy)
meaning "helper, friend, protector", used in Islam to describe a saint.
YADAV यादव, યાદવ, যাদব, యాదవ్, ಯಾದವ್ Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Telugu, Kannada, Nepali, Punjabi
From Sanskrit यादव (yādava)
meaning "descendant of Yadu", referring to a legendary Hindu king and an alleged ancestor of KRISHNA