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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Bengali
Scripts তালুকদার(Bengali)
Other Forms FormsTalukdar, Taluqder, Taluqdar

Meaning & History

From a title for land-owning aristocrats in the Mughal Empire and British Raj who were responsible for collecting taxes. The title itself was derived from Arabic تعلق (ta'alluq) meaning "attachment, affiliation" combined with the Persian suffix دار (-dar) indicating ownership.
Added 12/24/2021 by HL