Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts देवी(Hindi) ਦੇਵੀ(Gurmukhi) দেবী(Bengali) দেৱী(Assamese) దేవి(Telugu) தேவி(Tamil) ദേവി(Malayalam) ଦେବୀ(Odia)

Meaning & History

From Sanskrit देवी (devi) meaning "goddess". It is used as a surname by Indian women who did not originally have a family name. This is the most common surname in several Indian states.
Entry updated April 23, 2024