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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Meaning & History
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.