Type Surname (from occupation)
Scripts ગાંધી(Gujarati) गांधी(Marathi, Hindi) ਗਾਂਧੀ(Gurmukhi)
Other Forms FormsGandhy
Derived from Sanskrit गान्धिक (gāndhika) meaning "perfumier, perfume seller". Notable bearers include Mahatma Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948), also known as Mahatma Gandhi, an Indian civil rights leader, and Indira Gandhi (1917-1984), the first female prime minister of India.