Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts ਕੌਰ(Gurmukhi)

Meaning & History

Means "princess", ultimately from Sanskrit कुमारी (kumari) meaning "girl". In 1699 Guru Gobind Singh gave all his Sikh female followers the surname Kaur and all males Singh. In many instances, it is also used as a middle name with the family name serving as the surname.

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Entry updated December 8, 2017