Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts देवी (Hindi), ਦੇਵੀ (Gurmukhi), দেৱী (Assamese), దేవి (Telugu), দেবী (Bengali), தேவி (Tamil), ദേവി (Malayalam), ଦେବୀ (Odia)
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 6/20/2017
From Sanskrit देवी (devī́) meaning "goddess, female deity" (see the given name Devi). It is used as a surname by women who did not originally have a family name. In 2014, this was the second most common surname in the world and the most common in several Indian states.