Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts महतो(Hindi, Nepali) মাহাতো(Bengali, Assamese) ମାହାତୋ(Odia)
Other Forms FormsMahto, Mehto
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Meaning & History
From a title given to the head of a village or a well-to-do peasant, possibly derived from Sanskrit महत् (mahat) meaning "great, large, big".