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Type Surname (from given name)
Scripts यादव(Hindi, Marathi, Nepali) યાદવ(Gujarati) যাদব(Bengali) యాదవ్(Telugu) ಯಾದವ್(Kannada) ਯਾਦਵ(Gurmukhi)
Other Forms FormsYadava

Meaning & History

From Sanskrit यादव (yadava) meaning "descendant of Yadu", Yadu being a legendary king in Hindu mythology who was believed to be an ancestor of Krishna.
Added 7/14/2017 by HL
Edited 3/2/2021 by HL