Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts ମହାରଣା (Odia)
Other Forms FormsMoharana
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 5/28/2017
From a title meaning "king of kings" or "great king", derived from Sanskrit महा (mahā) meaning "great, large, big" combined with राणा (rana), a Rajput title meaning "king" (see Rana (2)). In Odisha, this is the caste name for carpenters, goldsmiths, and artists.