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Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts श्रीवास्तव(Hindi, Nepali)
Other Forms FormsSrivastava, Shrivastava
Meaning & History
Hindu Kayasth surname meaning "from Srivasta" in Sanskrit, referring to the Srivasta (श्रीवत्स) subgroup of the the Kayasth caste. The name itself means "beloved of Sri" or "child of Sri" from the name of the Hindu goddess SHRI
) combined with वत्स (vatsá)
meaning "child, offspring, son".