Indian Submitted Surnames

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SHARIF شریف, শরীফ Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name SHARIF.
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 (LAKSHMI) combined with वत्स (vatsá) meaning "child, offspring, son".
SHRIVASTAVA श्रीवास्तव Indian, Nepali, Marathi, Hindi
Variant transcription of SHRIVASTAV.
SHUKLA शुक्ला, শুক্লা, શુક્લ, ਸ਼ੁਕਲਾ Indian, Nepali, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit शुक्ल (śukla) meaning "white, bright, pure".
SHYAMALAN ശ്യാമളൻ Indian (Rare), Malayalam (Rare)
Derived from the given name SHYAMAL or SHYAMA. This is the surname of MANOJ "M... [more]
SIDDIQ صدیق, সিদ্দিক Arabic, Urdu, Sindhi, Punjabi, Bengali
Derived from Arabic صَدِيق (ṣiddīq) meaning "truthful, veracious".
SIDDIQI صدیقی‎, সিদ্দিকী Persian, Urdu, Sindhi, Balochi, Bengali
Variant transcription of SIDDIQUI.
SIDDIQUE صدیق, সিদ্দিক Urdu, Bengali
Alternate transcription of SIDDIQUI.
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.
SIDHU ਸਿੱਧੂ Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
Sikh clan name derived from Sanskrit सिद्ध (siddha) meaning "accomplished, proven".
SIINGH ਸਿੰਘ Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
Variant of SINGH.
SING German, Chinese (Cantonese), Indian
German: probably a variant of SENG. ... [more]
SINGHA সিংহ Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Thai
Derived from Sanskrit सिंह (siṃhá) meaning "lion".
SINHA सिन्हा, সিনহা, সিংহ Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Marathi
From Sanskrit सिंह (siṃhá) meaning "lion".
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.
SOLOGAR Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Fijian
Sanskrit name of unknown origin, common in Fiji. May be related to Solgar.
SONI Hindi
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 Urdu
soudagar is the word related to one who do the business
SRINIVASAN ஶ்ரீனிவாசன் Indian, Tamil
Tamil variant of SHRINIVAS.
SRIVASTAV श्रीवास्तव, ਸ੍ਰੀਵਾਸਤਵ, శ్రీవాత్సవ Indian, Hindi, Nepali, Punjabi, Telugu
Variant transcription of SHRIVASTAV.
SRIVASTAVA श्रीवास्तव, শ্রীবাস্তব, ਸ਼੍ਰੀਵਾਸਤਵ, ಶ್ರೀವಾಸ್ತವ Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Nepali, Kannada
Variant transcription of SHRIVASTAV.
SUBBIAH Indian
Tamil Last Name
SUBRAMANIAN Indian
A Hindu name, based on Sanskrit subrahmaṅya "dear to Brahmans".
SULAIMAN سلیمان Arabic, Maguindanao, Urdu
From the given name SULAYMAN.
SUR Indian, Bengali (Hindu), Sanskrit
A Hindu surname based on a nickname from Sanskrit šūra, which means ‘brave’.
SURESH సురేష్, സുരേഷ്, சுரேஷ், सुरेश, ಸುರೆಶ್ Indian, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada
From the given name SURESH.
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.
SURYANARAYANA సూర్యనారాయణ Indian, Telugu
From the given name SURYANARAYANA.
TACHURI Telugu
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TAGORE ঠাকুর Indian, Bengali
Bengali form of THAKUR.
TAHIR طاہر‎ Arabic, Urdu
From the given name TAHIR.
TALAVAR ತಲಾವರ್ Indian, Kannada
TANDON टंडन, ਟੰਡਨ Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Punjabi Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh surname of unknown meaning.
TAYNAK Indian
The Surname needs a definition. The surname comes from India and is viewable from facebook profiles and google searches. Ganesh Taynak is a common name. The meaning is unknown so far.
TELAGA Indian, Telugu
It is a Telugu name, mostly denoting agricultural laborers.
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]
THAKKAR ઠક્કર, ठक्कर Indian, Gujarati, Marathi
Derived from Sanskrit or Middle Indo-Aryan thakkura meaning "deity, lord, god".
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".
THANKAPPAN തങ്കപ്പൻ Malayalam
THAPA थापा, থাপা, ଥାପା Nepali, Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Hindi, Odia
Means "warrior" in Nepali. This was the name of an aristocratic dynasty in Nepal.
THONDAN தொண்டன் Tamil, Indian
Tamil for "devotee, votary".
TRIKAH Indian
Variant of Trikha.
TRIKHA त्रिखा Indian, Hindi
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.
ULLAH اللہ, উল্লাহ, उल्लाह Pakistani, Pashto, Urdu, Punjabi, Balochi, Sindhi, Bengali, Indian (Muslim)
Derived from Arabic اللّٰه (allāh) referring to the monotheistic god in Islamic belief (see ALLAH).
UMAR عمر Arabic, Urdu
From the given name UMAR.
UNDIRMARE Indian
Marathi name meaning "mice killer"
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.
UPADHYAY उपाध्याय, ઉપાધ્યાય, উপাধ্যায় Indian, Nepali, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali
Hindu Brahmin surname derived from Sanskrit उपाध्याय (upādhyāya) meaning "teacher (of the Vedas)".
UPADHYAYA उपाध्याय, উপাধ্যায় Indian, Nepali, Hindi, Assamese
Variant transcription of UPADHYAY.
UPPARA Indian, Tamil
Another form of OPPARA.
VANGA వంగా Indian, Telugu
VANNIYAN Indian
It denotes those belonging to the PALLI caste.
VARADARAJAN वरदराजन Indian, Hindi
Derived from Hindi वरदराजन (varadaraajan), with unknown (?) meaning.
VARMA वर्मा, వర్మ, വർമ്മ Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam
Derived from Sanskrit वर्मन् (varman) meaning "armour, protection".
VELAMA Indian, Telugu
It is a Telugu name, denoting mainly agricultural laborers.
VELLALA Indian, Tamil
It is a Tamil name, denoting agricultural laborers.
VELLALAN Indian, Tamil
Alternate spelling of VELLALA.
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).
VERMA वर्मा, ਵਰਮਾ, বর্মা Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Bengali
Alternate transcription of VARMA.
VIDHANI विधानी, વિદ્યાની Indian, Marathi, Gujarati
Derived from Sanskrit विधान (vidhāna) meaning "disposing, arranging".
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.
WAGHDHARE Indian
A Marathi surname meaning "Tiger Catcher"
WALI ولی, ওয়ালি Urdu, Pashto, Bengali, Arabic
Derived from Arabic وَلِيّ (waliyy) meaning "helper, friend, protector", used in Islam to describe a saint.
WALIA ਵਾਲੀਆ Indian, Punjabi
Punjabi name of unknown meaning.
WAPPARA Indian, Tamil
Another form of OPPARA.
WODDA Indian, Tamil
Another form of ODDA.
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... [more]
YAHYA یحیی Arabic, Urdu
From the given name YAHYA.
YAMEEN یمین, ইয়ামিন Urdu, Bengali, Dhivehi
Variant transcription of Yamin.
YASEEN یاسین Urdu, Arabic
Variant transcription of YASIN.
YASIN یاسین, ইয়াসিন Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name YASIN.
YASMIN ইয়াসমিন, یاسمین Bengali, Urdu
From the given name YASMIN.
YESMIN ইয়াসমিন Bengali
Variant of YASMIN.
YOUSUF یوسف, ইউসুফ Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name YUSUF.
YUSUFI يوسفی Afghani, Tajik, Urdu
Cognate of YOUSFI.
ZAFAR ظفر, জাফর Urdu, Bengali, Persian
From the given name ZAFAR.
ZAHEER ظہیر Arabic, Urdu
Variant transcription of ZAHIR.
ZAHID زاہد, জাহিদ Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali (Muslim), Afghani
From the given name ZAHID.
ZAHIR ظاہر, জহির Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Bengali
From the given name ZAHIR.
ZAIDI زیدی Arabic, Urdu
From the given name ZAID.
ZUBAIR زبیر Arabic, Urdu
From the given name ZUBAYR.
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