Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts ખત્રી(Gujarati) खत्री(Marathi, Hindi, Nepali) ਖੱਤਰੀ(Gurmukhi)
Other Forms FormsKhatry, Khatree, Chetri, Chhetri
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Meaning & History
Name for a member of the Kshatriya caste, derived from Sanskrit क्षत्रिय (kshatriya) referring to the Hindu caste consisting of kings, warriors and soldiers, ultimately from क्षत्र (kshatra) meaning "power, might, dominion".