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Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts ખત્રી(Gujarati) खत्री(Marathi, Hindi, Nepali) ਖੱਤਰੀ(Gurmukhi)
Other Forms FormsKhatry, Khatree, Chetri, Chhetri

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".
Added 12/22/2020 by Inxpect
Edited 1/3/2021 by HL and Inxpect