Assamese Submitted Surnames

Assamese names are used in Assam in eastern India. See also about Indian names.
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ADHIKARI অধিকাৰী Nepali, Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia
Derived from Sanskrit अधिकार (adhi-kāra) meaning "authority, right, government, rule".
ADHIKARY অধিকাৰী Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Nepali
Variant transcription of ADHIKARI.
BARMAN বৰ্মন Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Derived from Sanskrit वर्मा (varman) meaning "armour, shield, protection".
BASUMATARY বসুমতাৰী Indian, Bodo, Assamese
From a Sanskritized form of the Bodo name बसुमातारी (Baisamatari), which meant "mother earth" or "earthly folks". The name was originally used by landowners or landlords.
BEY Indian (Muslim), Assamese, Turkish, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) (modern Turkish bey) meaning "ruler, chief, lord, master".
BHUYAN ভূঞা Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia
Means "landlord, chieftain", derived from Sanskrit भूमि (bhū́mi) meaning "earth, soil".
BISWAS বিশ্বাস Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia
Derived from Sanskrit विश्वास (viśvāsá) meaning "trust, confidence, faith".
CHAKRABORTY চক্ৰৱৰ্তী Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Means "ruler of a country" or "emperor", from Sanskrit चक्र (cakrá) meaning "wheel, circle" combined with वर्तते (vártate) meaning "to turn, to roll". The name literally means "turning wheels" or "rolling wheels", but metaphorically denotes a ruler whose chariot's wheels roll without hindrance or obstruction.
CHAUHAN চৌহান Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Urdu, Nepali, Assamese, Punjabi, Gujarati
Of unknown meaning. Folk etymologies derive it from Sanskrit चतुर् (cátur) meaning "four" or possibly from a hero named Chahamana (of whom members of the caste trace their ancestry from).
CHAWDHURI চৌধুৰী Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Variant transcription of CHAUDHARY.
CHOUDHURI চৌধুৰী Indian, Bengali, Odia, Assamese
Variant of CHAUDHARY.
DEBNATH দেবনাথ Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Derived from Sanskrit देव (devá) meaning "deity, god" combined with नाथ (nāthá) meaning "possessor, owner".
DEVI দেৱী Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Assamese, Telugu, Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam, Odia
From Sanskrit देवी (devī́) meaning "goddess, female deity" (see the given name DEVI). It is used as a surname by women who did not originally have a family name... [more]
DEY দে Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia
Either a variant or Dev or DEVA meaning "deity, god" (from the Sanskrit देव (devá)) or derived from the Sanskrit deya meaning "suitable for a gift".
DUTTA দত্ত Indian, Bengali, Assamese
From the Sanskrit दत्त (datta) meaning "given, granted".
GOGOI গগৈ Indian, Assamese
Assamese name of unknown meaning.
GOSWAMI গোস্বামী Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese, Marathi
Hindu surname derived from Sanskrit गो (go) meaning "cow, ox" or "earth" combined with स्वामी (svāmī) meaning "master, lord".
HOQUE হক Bengali, Assamese
Bengali and Assamese variant of HAQUE.
KALITA কলিতা Indian, Assamese
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a Hindu caste in the Indian state of Assam.
KARMAKAR কৰ্মকাৰ Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Perhaps derived from Sanskrit कर्म (kárma) meaning "action, performance, deed". This is the name of a Bengali Hindu caste of blacksmiths.
KHATUN খাতুন Indian, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Odia
Derived from Persian خاتون (xātūn) referring to a title of nobility and the feminine equivalent of the Turkic title khan meaning "leader, ruler".
MAHATO Indian, Nepali, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese, Odia
From a secular title given to the head or chief of a village, possibly taken from Sanskrit महत् (mahát) meaning "great, large, big".
MAJHI মাঝি Indian, Odia, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese
Possibly from the Bengali মাঝি (mājhi) meaning "boatman, oarsman, waterman".
MANDAL Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese, Odia, Marathi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit मण्डल (máṇḍala) meaning "circular, round" or "halo".
NATH নাথ Indian, Assamese, Hindi, Bengali, Odia, Punjabi, Khmer
From Sanskrit नाथ (nātha) meaning "refuge, help" or "protector, owner".
NAYAK নায়ক Indian, Odia, Gujarati, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Konkani, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit नायक (nāyaka) meaning "hero" or perhaps "leader, chief".
PATHAK পাঠক Indian, Nepali, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit पाठक (pāṭhaka) meaning "reader, learner".
PRADHAN Indian, Odia, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit प्रधान (pradhāna) meaning "chief, foremost", used as a Hindu title equivalent to the Arabic وَزِير (wazīr) or vizier.
PRAMANIK Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Odia, Assamese
Derived from Sanskrit प्रामाणिक (prāmāṇik) meaning "genuine, authentic, credible".
RAI Indian, Nepali, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese, Marathi, Punjabi, Bhutanese, Urdu
From Sanskrit राज (rāja) meaning "king, chief, sovereign" (see RAJ, RAJA, or RAJAN).
RAJPUT Urdu, Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Assamese, Punjabi
Means "son of the king", derived from Sanskrit राजा (rājā) meaning "king, sovereign, prince" combined with पुत्र (putrá) meaning "son, child". This is also the name of a caste originating from the Indian subcontinent.
RAY ৰয় Indian, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Odia, Nepali
Variant of RAJ.
SAHU Indian, Odia, Hindi, Pakistani, Bengali, Marathi, Assamese, Telugu, Gujarati
Generally means "businessman, moneylender", but also means "gentle, patient" among Jats. Most commonly used by the Odia people in India.
SAIKIA শইকীয়া Indian, Assamese
Derived from Assamese শইকীয়া (Xôykiya), which was a title used for military officials during the Ahom dynasty of Assam. It is ultimately derived from the Assamese word এশ (exô) meaning "one-hundred".
SARKAR চৰকাৰ Indian, Bengali, Assamese
From the Persian title سرکار (sarkâr) meaning "lord, supervisor, overseer".
SINGHA সিংহ Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Thai
Derived from Sanskrit सिंह (siṃhá) meaning "lion".
SINHA সিংহ Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Marathi
From Sanskrit सिंह (siṃhá) meaning "lion".
THAKUR ঠাকুৰ Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Odia, Assamese, Gujarati, Nepali
From an feudal title used for noble classes in India and Nepal derived from Sanskrit ठक्कुर (ṭhakkura) meaning "deity, chief, lord".
THAPA থাপা Nepali, Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Hindi, Odia
Means "warrior" in Nepali. This was the name of an aristocratic dynasty in Nepal.
UPADHYAYA উপাধ্যায় Indian, Nepali, Hindi, Assamese
Variant transcription of UPADHYAY.
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