Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage Indian (Parsi)
Scripts दारूवाला (Marathi)
Other Forms FormsDaruwalla, Daroowalla
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 5/9/2018
Derived from Hindi दारू (dārū) meaning "liquor, wine, alcohol" (borrowing from Persian) combined with the suffix -वाला (-vālā) denoting an occupation. It was used to refer to someone who sold or brewed alcohol.