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Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts महतो(Hindi, Nepali) মাহাতো(Bengali, Assamese) ମାହାତୋ(Odia)
Other Forms FormsMahto, Mehto

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".
Added 2/20/2018 by HL
Edited 12/25/2020 by HL