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Type Surname (from occupation)
Scripts বক্সী(Bengali) ਬਖਸ਼ੀ(Gurmukhi)
Other Forms FormsBakhshi, Baxi

Meaning & History

Derived from Persian بخشی (baxši) meaning "paymaster, scribe, secretary", used as a title for officials who distributed wages in Muslim armies.
Added 4/22/2019 by HL