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Type Surname (from location)
Scripts चावला(Hindi, Marathi) ਚਾਵਲਾ(Gurmukhi)

Meaning & History

Derived from the name of a clan in the Arora community, which is apparently named with Sanskrit तांडुल (cawal) meaning "rice". Originating from the Punjab region of India and Pakistan, the name is also derived from Aror (now Rohri) a city in the Sukkur District, Sindh, Pakistan, and the community comprises both Hindus and Sikhs.
Added 3/21/2021 by General9696
Edited 7/31/2022 by General9696